Richard D. Burstein

Richard D. Burstein

BG Law

Recognized since 2018

Woodland Hills, California

Practice Areas

Litigation - Bankruptcy

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Richard is a seasoned litigator and, since 1997, has worked on bankruptcy-related matters representing chapter 7 trustees, chapter 11 trustees, creditors, debtors and others in the full range of bankruptcy litigation, including fraudulent transfer and preference claims, in addition to continuing to provide litigation services in connection with commercial disputes to many clients.

Richard has performed the full range of motion practice, tried cases in the Los Angeles Superior Court and in the United States Bankruptcy Court and United States District Court, and has handled bankruptcy appeals before the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He also provides general counsel to commercial/industrial landlords, business owners, a textbook publisher and persons involved with freight forwarding and customs brokerages in addition to providing business litigation services to clients.


  • 21650 Oxnard Street, Suite 500
    Woodland Hills, CA 91367


  • University of California Berkeley , J.D., graduated 1973
  • University of California Los Angeles, B.A., magna cum laude, graduated 1970

Bar Admissions

  • California, State Bar of California


  • Los Angeles County Bar Association - Volunteer fee dispute arbitrator
  • State Bar Court of California - Judge Pro Tem
  • Valley Beth Shalom - President (1994-1996), Board of Directors through the present

Court Admissions

  • United States District Courts of all the federal districts within the State of California, and the courts of the State of California
  • United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

BG Law
Headquarters: Woodland Hills, California

12 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

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