- Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1987), cum laude; Phi Delta Phi; Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law
- University of California, San Diego (B.A., 1983)
Alan Friedman specializes in the representation of debtors in connection with financial restructurings both in out-of-court workouts and in Chapter 11 cases. Mr. Friedman also represents creditors’ committees in complex Chapter 11 cases. In addition, Mr. Friedman represents numerous entities in the acquisition of businesses and real estate in connection with both Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases.
Current representations include the creditors' committee in the SunCal family of Chapter 11 cases, Chapter 11 debtor, Cameo Homes and James Gianulias, and the largest unsecured creditor in the Worldspace (satelite radio) Chapter 11 cases pending in Delaware, as well as numerous out-of-court restructurings for a multitude of California real estate developers.
Mr. Friedman's practice spans many industries, including hospitality, commercial and residential real estate, manufacturing, and high technology, encompassing both publicly and privately held companies.
- Former member of the board of directors of the Orange County Chapter of the Federal Bar Association; American Bar Associations (Commercial Law Section)
Bar & Court Admissions
- 1987, California
- 1987, U.S. District Court, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- 1997, U.S. Supreme Court