Giovanni Orantes

Giovanni Orantes

  • Bankruptcy
  • California
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Giovanni Orantes is seasoned in domestic and cross-border bankruptcy proceedings, having assisted parties to insolvencies ranging from liquidations and restructurings of numerous middle market businesses to leading mega cases. His representation of creditor committees as well as of debtors-in-possession has versed him in how the dynamics of committee representation may enhance the possibility of reorganization to maximize recoveries.

Mr. Orantes has represented creditors, debtors, assets purchasers, litigants and other parties-in-interest in proceedings in bankruptcy court in Arizona, Delaware, California, New York and Texas, among other states. He has more than a decade of experience representing corporate interests in bankruptcy proceedings and litigation. His experience includes advising businesses prior to and during insolvency; representing parties in assignments for the benefit of creditors; negotiating debtor-in-possession financing; formulating, negotiating and obtaining confirmation of reorganization plans; and representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex bankruptcy litigation.

Mr. Orantes has addressed the formulation and adoption of disclosure statements and plans of reorganization, as well as matters such as motions for relief from stay, appointments of trustees, conversion of reorganization proceedings to liquidations, obtaining use of cash collateral, rejecting or assuming leases or executory contracts, allowance of administrative claims, incentive plans for indispensable employees, reclamation claims, obtaining authority to sell particular types of assets, disposal of assets including lines of business or the entire business, conversion of proceedings to liquidation, and appointment of a chapter 11 trustee.

Fully fluent in Spanish, Mr. Orantes has analyzed the bankruptcy codes of Mexico, Spain and Nicaragua, and helped to write the bankruptcy law of several Spanish-speaking nations.

Practice Area
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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City Univ of New York - Bernard M. Baruch Coll
Undergraduate Degree
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UCLA School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
Beverly Hills Bar Association
Member of Order of Distinguished Attorneys
- Current
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American Bankruptcy Institute
- Current
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California State Bar  # 190060
- Current
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Contact & Map
3435 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Telephone: (213) 389-4632
Fax: (877) 789-5776
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