Sasha M. Gurvitz is a member of KTBS Law LLP.
Ms. Gurvitz has represented clients as restructuring counsel in a variety of roles, both out of court and in chapter 11 cases in Delaware, Texas, New York, California, Nevada, and Indiana. Ms. Gurvitz has represented chapter 11 debtors in numerous mid-market Delaware bankruptcy cases. Ms. Gurvitz also has experience representing official creditors’ committees, purchasers of assets, secured lenders, DIP lenders, contract counterparties, landlords, equity holders, independent directors, chapter 11 trustees, and other chapter 11 stakeholders. Ms. Gurvitz’s chapter 11 practice has recently been focused on mass tort, hospital, real estate, retail, and restaurant cases. Ms. Gurvitz served as official committee counsel in 3M’s mass tort bankruptcy case, In re Aearo Technologies, and represented the interests of sex abuse survivors in the Boy Scouts and USA Gymnastics bankruptcy cases. Ms. Gurvitz serves as counsel to the Independent Director in the Amyris bankruptcy case in connection with his investigation of potential breach of fiduciary duty claims and related matters. Ms. Gurvitz has also worked on significant out of court workouts in the healthcare industry, as well as in the retail and marijuana industries. In addition to her primary restructuring work, Ms. Gurvitz has represented clients in federal multi-district litigation, in fraudulent transfer actions, and in appeals, including to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Seventh Circuit, and 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 as Vice President for the Southern California chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, on the advisory board and sponsorship committee for the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Southwest Conference, and on the board of the Financial Lawyers Conference. Ms. Gurvitz is honored to have been named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the years 2019 through 2023 and as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 2021 class of “40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders in Insolvency.” Ms. Gurvitz has written articles for several bankruptcy publications, including Colliers on Bankruptcy, Colliers Practice Guide, the Norton Adviser, and Law360, and enjoys speaking at conferences on bankruptcy-related topics.
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 and awarded the 2013 American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence. Ms. Gurvitz earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with highest honors.
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