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Barry V. Freeman
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • California, Montana
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Summary

Barry Freeman specializes in creditors' rights, Article 9 of the UCC and bank and asset-based lending, Barry's practice focuses on all aspects of secured and unsecured lending, asset-based and unsecured lending, special assets services, credits, syndicated and participated credits, representing both agents, participants and line banks; business bankruptcies; corporate reorganization; workouts and restructurings; agricultural lending; real estate workouts/financing; and litigation counseling involving lender liability issues.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Montana
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Education
University of California Los Angeles School of Law
J.D.
University of California Los Angeles
B.S.
Awards
Southern California's Super Lawyers
Los Angeles Times Magazine
From 2008-2014
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
Professional Associations
Member
State Bar of California
Current
Member
American Bar Association
Current
Member
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Current
Member
Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, Santa Ana, California
Current
Current
Activities: Member, Executive Committee, Business Law Section, State Bar of California, 2001-02
Current
Activities: Charter Member and past Chair, Agribusiness Subcommittee, State Bar of California
Current
Activities: Vice Chair, Debtor-Creditor Relations Subcommittee, State Bar of California
Current
Activities: Member, Uniform Commercial Code Committee, State Bar of California
Current
Activities: Former Member, Agribusiness Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, Business Bankruptcy Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, Letters of Credit Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, Lender Liability Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Chair, Loan Documentation Subcommittee, American Bar Association (1994-1998)
Current
Activities: Member, Secured Lending Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Co-chair, Suretyship Task Force Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, Uniform Commercial Code Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, UCC and Commercial Financial Services, American Bar Association (2000-present)
Current
Activities: Member, Business Bankruptcy, American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, Commercial Law/Bankruptcy Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, Debtor-Creditor Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, UCC Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Current
Activities: Member, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, Santa Ana, California
Current
Activities: Member, Financial Lawyers Conference
Publications
Articles & Publications
A Settling Party’s Cross-Claim Shield in Bankruptcy Cases
Law360
Article 9 Foreclosure Sales: A Win-Win in California
Law360
Speaking Engagements
"Asset Based Lending," Banking Law Institute of Executive Enterprises ("BLI"), San Francisco, California, 2003
"Commercial Loan Workouts—Maximizing Recovery," BLI, May 13-14, 1999
"Commercial Loan Documentation—A Nuts and Bolts Approach to the Legal and Practical Side of Documentation," BLI, Seattle, Washington, June 14-15, 1999
"Commercial Loan Documentation," National Presentations (BLI), 1990-2001
"Commercial Loan Workouts," National Presentations (BLI/PLI), 1990-2001
"Nice Work If You Can Get It, And You Can Get It (With Court Approval)," Industrial Auctioneers Association Annual Convention, Carlsbad, California, 2001; Foster City, California 1998
"Loan Workouts," State Bar of California
"Loan Restructures and Article 9," Continuing Education Program, State Bar of California
"Ninth Circuit Update—Recent Bankruptcy Decisions," State Bar of California
"Loan Documentation, Loan Restructure Agreements," American Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Barry V. Freeman's Website Profile
Website
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
USA
Telephone: (310) 785-5367
Fax: (310) 712-3393