Sasha M. Gurvitz is a member of 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 Woodbridge Group of Companies, Open Road Films, Pacific Sunwear, USA Discounters, Vestis Retail Group, and Wet Seal, among others. 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 Boy Scouts of America, USA Gymnastics, Watsonville Community Hospital, Apex Parks Group, Blue Stem Brands, 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 marijuana industries, among others. In addition to her primary restructuring work, Ms. Gurvitz has also worked on litigation matters, including federal multi-district litigation, fraudulent transfer actions, preference litigation, and appeals (including appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 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 as a board member for the Financial Lawyers Conference, an executive board member and Secretary for the Southern California chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, and an advisory board member for the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Southwest Conference. Ms. Gurvitz is honored to have been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the years 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 and as a Top 40 Insolvency Professional Under 40 by the American Bankruptcy Institute in 2021. Ms. Gurvitz has written articles and treatise chapters for several bankruptcy publications, including Colliers and Norton, and for Law360, and has spoken on many panels regarding 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. Ms. Gurvitz was also awarded the 2013 American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence and received the Dean’s Merit Scholarship at UCLA Law. Ms. Gurvitz earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with highest honors.
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