Sasha M. Gurvitz is a member of KTBS.
Ms. Gurvitz received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where she graduated tenth in her class and was admitted to the Order of the Coif. For excellence in bankruptcy coursework in law school, Ms. Gurvitz was awarded the 2013 American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence. She also received the Dean’s Merit Scholarship at UCLA. Ms. Gurvitz earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with highest honors.
Since joining KTBS, Ms. Gurvitz has represented clients in a variety of roles, both out of court and in chapter 11 cases in Delaware, New York, California, Nevada, and Indiana. Ms. Gurvitz has represented chapter 11 debtors in numerous complex Delaware bankruptcy cases, including American Blue Ribbon Holdings, Woodbridge Group of Companies, Open Road Films, Pacific Sunwear, USA Discounters, Vestis Retail Group, and Wet Seal. Ms. Gurvitz also has experience representing purchasers of assets, secured lenders, contract counterparties, landlords, equity holders, chapter 11 trustees, an environmental regulator, and other chapter 11 stakeholders in cases such as Apex Parks Group, Blue Stem Brands, USA Gymnastics, Exide, The Weinstein Company, Bishop Gorman Development Company, BCBG Max Azria, and Garden Fresh Restaurants. Ms. Gurvitz has worked on several significant out of court workouts and restructurings in the healthcare industry, including among others Signature Healthcare, as well as workouts in the retail and other industries. In addition to her primary restructuring work, Ms. Gurvitz has also worked on litigation matters, including federal multi-district litigation, fraudulent transfer actions, and appeals (including appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Third Circuit and the Ninth Circuit).
Ms. Gurvitz is a member of the California State Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association, and the Financial Lawyers Conference. Ms. Gurvitz serves on the advisory board for the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Southwest Conference and as a board member and Network of Women co-chair for the Southern California chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. Ms. Gurvitz is honored to have been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the years 2019, 2020, and 2021. Ms. Gurvitz has written articles for several bankruptcy publications and has spoken on panels regarding bankruptcy-related topics.
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