Eric D. Goldberg is a shareholder in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Goldberg has been involved in all aspects of the insolvency process, from single-asset real estate cases to the restructuring of multibillion dollar public companies. He is known as an aggressive advocate and a practical problem solver who knows how and when to make a deal.
Mr. Goldberg represents debtors, committees, bondholders, hedge funds and buyers of distressed assets, both in- and out-of-court. His practice has an emphasis in complex bankruptcy-related litigation, including contested confirmations, termination of collective bargaining agreements and high-stakes fraudulent transfer claims.
Mr. Goldberg has been involved in bankruptcy cases all over the United States, including those of Tower Automotive, Enron, Loral, Hawaiian Airlines, Mariner Health Group and Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts. Some of his representative clients include: CapitalSource Finance, DDJ Capital, DFJ Venture Capital, Falcon Industries, Leucadia National Corp., Ranch Capital, Sirius Satellite Radio, Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts (equity committee), and Southern California Edison.
Mr. Goldberg is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy-related topics. He has made presentations to the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Strategic Research Institute, the Association for Corporate Growth and the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, among others, on topics including asset acquisitions in chapter 11, claims litigation, and the chapter 11 plan process. Mr. Goldberg is listed in Best Lawyers in America®, and was named by Los Angeles Magazine as a "Rising Star" in its "SuperLawyers" issue.