Jeff Kahane practices in the area of business reorganization and financial restructuring law. He is a recipient of the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence. He specializes in advising insurers and secured and unsecured creditors in chapter 11 cases.
Mr. Kahane has represented clients in numerous complex bankruptcy cases such as In re Mid-Valley, In re Pittsburgh Corning, In re Federal-Mogul Global, In re Kaiser Aluminum, In re The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Portland, In re A.P.I., In re C.E. Thurston, In re ASARCO, In re Northwest Airlines, In re Thorpe Insulation, In re the Diocese of Wilmington, In re Champion Homes, In re CFB Liquidation Corp., In re the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, In re the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis and In re Kaiser Gypsum.
He regularly represents secured creditors in individual and corporate bankruptcy cases. He has defended numerous preference and fraudulent transfer actions, and represented plaintiffs and defendants in breach of contract, turnover, and fraud actions, and in violation of discharge and lender liability actions before the bankruptcy court.
Mr. Kahane is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief and Chief Technology Editor of the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology, and a cum laude graduate of California State University at Northridge.
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2002
- California State University Northridge, B.A., cum laude, 1999
- Duane Morris LLP, – Associate, 2005-present
- Coudert Brothers LLP, – Associate, 2002-2005
Professional Activities : California State Bar
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