Steven T. "Steve" Gubner

Steven T. "Steve" Gubner


BG Law

Recognized since 2016

Woodland Hills, California

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

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Steve, BG Law's Managing Partner, represents financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies (and their financing divisions), closely held businesses and high net worth individuals in complex bankruptcy and insolvency matters. He is known in the insolvency arena as the “involuntary bankruptcy go-to lawyer” because of his management of the sensitive issues surrounding involuntary bankruptcy filings, and general business advice he applies to navigate potential pitfalls and solve problems before they occur. In addition, he is adept in complex bankruptcy insolvency matters.

Steve applies his experience as a business lawyer, and business owner, to each matter in order to effectively achieve the business and legal objectives of his clients. He truly believes that “your counsel matters,” and listens carefully to client desires and concerns before charting the most effective course.

Steve is particularly skilled in commercial collections for banks and financial institutions, and has successfully litigated heavily contested, multimillion-dollar real/personal property and equity line financing cramdown cases. He also assists in pre-bankruptcy, pre-workout and wealth management advice and planning.

In addition, he has handled numerous cases before the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.

Steve has earned the highest rating (“AV”) for legal ability and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He was named one of “The Top 25 Lawyers of the Valley,” by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal and has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer every year since 2007.

Location

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

Education

  • University of California - Santa Barbara, B.A., graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • The State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Nevada

Affiliations

  • Abbyson Living Corporation - Board of Directors
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) - Member
  • Bankruptcy Forum, Los Angeles, Inland Empire and Orange Counties - Member
  • Eastern District of California - Judicial Extern to the Honorable David E. Russell, U. S. Bankruptcy Judge
  • Los Angeles and Orange County Bar Associations - Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Committee
  • United Cerebral Palsy - Board of Directors

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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® 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Awards:

  • San Fernando Valley Business Journal "Trusted Avisor"
  • Named a “Super Lawyer” by Southern California Super Lawyer Magazine (2007-2017), placing him in the top 5% of attorneys in the region.

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