Mr. Pomerantz is a member of the firm's management committee, a co-chair of the firm's creditors' committee practice, and resident in the firm's Los Angeles office. Mr. Pomerantz sits on the Executive Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the largest restructuring organization in the United States, and served as its President from April 2016-2017. His practice includes representing companies, creditors' committees, and private equity funds in complex financial restructurings and merger-and-acquisition transactions both in and out of court. Mr. Pomerantz has particular expertise in restructurings in the energy, manufacturing, restaurant and retail sectors. He also frequently represents private equity funds in asset- acquisition transactions.
Mr. Pomerantz is a graduate of New York University (1986 Phi Beta Kappa), where he also received his J.D. (1989, Order of the Coif). He holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability; has been named a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since 2009 in a peer survey conducted by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles magazine, an honor bestowed on only 5% of Southern California attorneys; and is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Mr. Pomerantz has also been recognized as an outstanding lawyer by the preeminent publication Chambers USA every year since 2007.