Sasha M. Gurvitz is a member of KTBS.

Ms. Gurvitz received her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where she graduated tenth in her class. Upon graduation, she was admitted to the Order of the Coif.  In recognition of outstanding achievement in bankruptcy coursework during law school, she was awarded the 2013 American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence. She was also a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship at UCLA School of Law. Ms. Gurvitz received 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 in the restructuring context, both out of court and in chapter 11 proceedings in Delaware, New York, California, and Nevada. In particular, Ms. Gurvitz has represented several chapter 11 debtors in Delaware cases, including American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC; Woodbridge Group of Companies, LLC; Open Road Films, LLC; Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.; USA Discounters, Ltd.; and Vestis Retail Group, LLC. Ms. Gurvitz also has experience representing purchasers of assets in section 363 sales, secured lenders, contract counterparties, landlords, equity holders, chapter 11 trustees, an environmental regulator, and various other creditor constituencies, including in chapter 11 cases such as In re Garden Fresh Restaurant Intermediate Holding, LLC; In re BCBG Max Azria Global Holdings, LLC; In re Exide Technologies; In re Kamen; In re Bishop Gorman Development Corporation; and In re Lakes at Las Vegas Joint Venture, LLC. Ms. Gurvitz also represents the liquidating trustees of the Circuit City Stores, Inc. Liquidating Trust and the RSH Liquidating Trust and serves as appellate counsel to asbestos trusts J.T. Thorpe Settlement Trust and Thorpe Insulation Company Asbestos Settlement Trust.

Ms. Gurvitz is a member of the State Bar of California, the Financial Lawyers Conference, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Turnaround Management Association and serves as the co-chair of the NextGen Committee for the Southern California chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.

Publications

  • Lessons for Bankruptcy Practitioners from the Supreme Court’s Rulin