Michael L. Tuchin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
 | 1999 Avenue of the Stars, 39th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-407-4040
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business
Attorney Profile

Michael L. Tuchin is a founding member and co-manager of the Los Angeles, California, law firm of Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP.  Mr. Tuchin represents debtors, equity holders, secured and unsecured creditors, committees, trustees, and parties interested in acquiring assets from troubled companies. 

Mr. Tuchin has been ranked by Chambers USA in the 1st Tier for Bankruptcy and Restructuring in California every year since 2007, and has been recognized among the top 100 lawyers in Los Angles County every year since 2004.

Mr. Tuchin has helped guide many high-profile companies through successful chapter 11 restructurings, including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc., Lake at Las Vegas Joint Venture, LLC and Affiliates, Frederick’s of Hollywood, Inc., American Restaurant Group, Avado Brands, and Samuels Jewelers, Inc. 

He also has led successful out-of-court restructurings for companies such as MGM-Mirage, the Lusk Company, L.A. Kings, Ltd., a large giftware company, an international manufacturer of computer accessories, and a national express delivery business.

Mr. Tuchin's recent creditor representations have included Suzuki Motor Corporation, a Japan-based manufacturer of engines and vehicles, and the largest creditor of chapter 11 debtor American Suzuki Motor Corporation.  Mr. Tuchin has represented Viacom, Paramount, CBS and Cerberus as creditors in numerous cases nationwide. He also has been represented parties in the cases of such well-known companies as Blockbuster, Inc., Eastman Kodak, Tower Records, United Airlines and Kmart.

Mr. Tuchin represented the Town of  Mammoth Lakes, California, in its successful chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy case and currently represents the chapter 7 trustee in the Girls Gone Wild chapter 11 cases.

After earning a bachelor's degree in psychology at Stanford University, where he graduated with honors and distinction, Mr. Tuchin completed his legal studies at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. While in law school, he was an extern for a federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Mr. Tuchin is admitted to practice law in California and in federal bankruptcy courts. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He has served on the board of the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum and on the board of governors for the Financial Lawyers Conference. He has also worked as editor of the California Bankruptcy Journal.

 

About Michael Tuchin

Admitted: 1990, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.ktbslaw.com/attorneys-19.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Youth Mentoring Connection Humanitarian of the Year
  • Pump Brothers Foundation Humanitarian of the Year
  • Century City Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Top 100 lawyers in Los Angeles County, ranked by Chambers USA in the 1st Tier for Bankruptcy and Restructuring in California
  • Board of Governors, Financial Lawyers Conference of Los Angeles
  • California
  • Fellow of the National Bankruptcy College
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Editor of the California Bankruptcy Journal
  • Past president and member of the board of the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum
  • Past president and member of the board of Financial Lawyers Conference

Transactions:

  • Counsel to Suzuki Motor Corporation in connection with the chapter 11 of its wholly-owned subsidiary, American Suzuki Motor Corporation. Counsel to Suzuki Motor of America Inc. in connection with the purchase of substantially all of the assets of American Suzuki Motor Corporation, 2013
  • Counsel to the Town of Mammoth  Lakes in connection with its chapter 9 filing, 2012

Representative Clients:

  • ICO Global & Lieberman Broadcasting
  • Black Hawk Casino
  • Cerberus
  • CBS
  • Paramount
  • Viacom
  • Counsel to PacSun in connection with its out-of-court restructuring
  • Counsel to MGM pictures in connection with its chapter 11 peer packaged case
  • Counsel to the chapter 11 trustee of the Girls Gone Wild debtors
  • Counsel to the Town of Mammoth Lakes in connection with its chapter 9 filing
  • Counsel to Suzuki Motor of America Inc. in connection with the purchase of substantially all of the assets of American Suzuki Motor Corporation
  • Counsel to Suzuki Motor Corporation in connection with the chapter 11 of its wholly-owned subsidiary, American Suzuki Motor Corporation.

Educational Background:

  • Stanford University
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Office Location for Michael L. Tuchin

1999 Avenue of the Stars
39th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: 310-407-4040

 

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Last Updated: 5/22/2017

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