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Eric S. Pezold

Eric S. Pezold

Partner| Orange County|Los Angeles|Phoenix


Eric Pezold's practice is concentrated primarily in bankruptcy, reorganization, creditor's rights, foreclosure, receivership, Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors ("ABCs"), and workout law; federal and state court commercial and business litigation; and real estate tax investments.

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  • Counsel to financial institutions, banks, credit unions, investment firms and private lenders involving gas stations, hotel, multi-family, retail and other commercial property receivership and bankruptcy cases
  • Counsel to buyers and sellers of distressed debt instruments, transactions exceed $100 million
  • Counsel to multinational company involved in restructuring proceedings in the United Kingdom
  • Counsel to solar panel distribution and installation companies in federal, state, bankruptcy and arbitration proceedings
  • Lead counsel to primary fuel supplier in bankruptcy cases involving a charter transportation company
  • Lead counsel to transcontinental transportation provider in bankruptcy case involving a manufacturing company
  • Counsel to large national bank, the largest secured creditor in 60 jointly administered bankruptcy cases of California-based real estate developer
  • Lead counsel to take-out lender in $3.7 million assignment for the benefit of creditor ("ABC") transaction
  • Committee counsel in nearly 300 jointly administered bankruptcy cases involving one of the country's largest private builders
  • Lead counsel to national real estate lender in $1.2 million note sale
  • Counsel to a large national bank that initiated a $100 million real estate receivership spanning across California, Arizona and Colorado
  • Lead counsel to investor who acquired multi-million dollar property as part of debtors' reorganization plan
  • Counsel to large national finance corporation, the largest secured creditor in numerous restaurant bankruptcy cases and a state court receivership
  • Counsel to national bank in work out of two retail mall properties with aggregate unpaid loan balances totaling $90 million
  • Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2004)
    • Associate Editor, Rutgers Law Journal
  • Arizona State University (B.A. Communication, summa cum laude, 1998)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
  • California Receiver's Forum
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Bankruptcy: Business (2014)
  • Southern California Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2013-2014)
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation-Orange County (2009-present)
    • Career Forum Committee (2011-present)
    • Career Forum Committee, Co-Chair (2014-present)
    • Board Member (2015-present)
  • California Receivers Forum
    • Board Member (2015-present)
  • Laguna Niguel Youth Soccer Association, Corporate Sponsorships
  • Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, All Districts of California