Lee DowdingMarch 7, 2018
Craig G. Margulies (copy)June 28, 2022
Chapter 11 Debtor Representation
Bankruptcy Trustee Representation
Bankruptcy & Commercial Litigation
Federal and State Court Receiverships and Partition Refereeships
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
United States Supreme Court
University of West Los Angeles, School of Law
Ori Blumenfeld is a senior associate with Margulies Faith LLP. Mr. Blumenfeld focuses his practice in all areas of complex bankruptcy and insolvency, corporate restructuring, distressed assets, acquisition and disposition, and related litigation matters. In terms of his corporate bankruptcy expertise, Mr. Blumenfeld has represented debtors, trustees, and both secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy courts. In addition, a substantial portion of his work consists of serving as general or special counsel to federal and state receivers appointed to general equity, Family Code, rents and profits, Health and Safety Code, and regulatory receiverships, as well as bankruptcy trustees, and other fiduciaries. He has significant civil litigation experience defending and prosecuting actions on behalf of receivers and businesses. He also provides legal counsel for partition referees, successor trustees, and provisional directors in matters involving property and business disputes.
Mr. Blumenfeld is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, California Bankruptcy Forum, and California Receiver’s Forum. Prior to joining Margulies Faith LLP, Mr. Blumenfeld was Of Counsel at Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP, in Beverly Hills, in their Bankruptcy, Receivership, and Creditors’ Rights department.
Mr. Blumenfeld has been selected to the Super Lawyers – Southern California Rising Stars List for 2014-2018. From 2015-2017, Super Lawyers recognized him as a Top 100 Up and Coming Attorney in the Southern California Rising Stars. In November of 2013, Mr. Blumenfeld confirmed the largest individual chapter 11 reorganization plan in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, Santa Ana Division.
Since May of 2014, Mr. Blumenfeld has served as a Commissioner on the Human Relations Commission for the City of Beverly Hills. In February of 2015, and again in 2020, Mr. Blumenfeld was elected as Chair of the Human Relations Commission. While in law school, Mr. Blumenfeld clerked at Bet Tzedek Legal Services, working on unlawful detainer cases on behalf of low-income tenants. He currently serves on the Board of Managers for The University of West Los Angeles, a Steering Committee Member for the American Friends of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a graduate of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ New Leaders Project. Mr. Blumenfeld also previously served on the Los Angeles County Bar Association Board of Trustee.