Join Team Danning Gill for the Homeboy Industries 5k Run/Walk — October 2, 2021

Team Danning Gill is so excited to join Homeboy Industries’ annual 5k Run/Walk in support of its mission to provide hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated people. In addition to the 5k run/walk, there will also be an alternative 1k run for youth who want to get involved.

Please consider joining Team Danning Gill for a morning of fun, fitness, and meaningful outreach in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, October 2nd. If you can’t join us at the start line, please consider joining our team by registering as a virtual runner! With our team’s collective support, we will be helping promote Homeboy Industries’ overarching goal to see individuals heal from trauma, allowing them to contribute fully to their family and community. All team members will receive a t-shirt, official race bib, and finisher medal. Children, relatives, and friends are welcome to join our team!

Before September 20th, registration will cost $45 per person. Afterwards, registration will cost $50 per person. Click here to learn more about the event. We hope to see you there!

To sign up, click here. When prompted, please create an account and fill out the registration form to be automatically added to Team Danning Gill!




Silver Linings of The Weinstein Company Bankruptcy?

On executory contracts and other protections for rights holders from the effects of entertainment company bankruptcies.

April 21, 2021

Zev Shechtman moderated and Mo Kebeh chaired a panel presentation on how entertainment company bankruptcy impact the rights of studios, talent, and other contract parties.

Webinar: Keeping Pace with COVID:
Updates in Labor/Employment,
Bankruptcy/Restructuring and
PPP Loan Forgiveness

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Sponsored by the Beverly Hills Bar Association | Presented by Diverse Business Associates

•  Labor/Employment
•  Bankruptcy/Restructuring
•  PPP Loan Forgiveness

This discussion is intended to assist both general counsels as well as external counsel advising their clients. Zev Shechtman, partner at Danning Gill Israel & Krasnoff, is one of the panelists. Join us on Zoom.


On January 21, 2020, Eric P. Israel will be speaking on a panel hosted by the LACBA Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section entitled, “Discussion of New Bankruptcy Laws That Help Small Business Owners.”  Specifically, the program will discuss the following substantive changes:
•The new changes to the Small Business Reorganization Act that provide opportunities for small business owners to reorganize and avoid the pitfalls of chapter 11;
•The appointment and role of the chapter V trustee in Small Business Reorganization Cases;
•Discussion of chapter 12 Family Farmer Relief Act and the increased debt limits to reflect economic challenges in the agricultural industry; and
•The HAVEN Act which modifies how income is calculated during bankruptcy proceedings for veterans.  For more information, click here:

On November 7, 2019, Zev Shechtman will be speaking on a panel hosted by the Financial Lawyers Conference entitled, “Fools Rush In: Recent Cases Strengthening the Estate’s Rights Against Creditors and their Claims.”  The panel will discuss several recent cases that strengthen and define certain rights and defenses of a debtor against creditors and their claims.  The cases address such topics as allowing a debtor to limit a creditor’s claim in bankruptcy, broadening appellate rights and remedies, and seeking sanctions (including the Supreme Court’s new standard for civil contempt sanctions, which reversed a Ninth Circuit bankruptcy decision).  In addition to providing an overview of the individual cases, the panel will discuss how these issues have been – or may be – decided in the Ninth Circuit.  For more information, click here:

On October 7, 2019, Uzzi O. Raanan will be speaking on a panel hosted by the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum (LABF).  The discussion, entitled “Litigation with the Government in Bankruptcy” will cover interesting issues arising in litigation with state and federal governmental entities, including competition between agencies over jurisdiction, the unitary governmental creditor theory, state and tribal sovereign immunity, and other procedural and practical lessons.  For more information, click here:

Partner Uzzi O. Raanan will be speaking at the Central California Bankruptcy Association’s (CCBA) 33rd Annual Bankruptcy Institute.  Uzzi will be part of a speaker’s panel in a program entitled:  Messing with City Hall:  Litigating Against Government Entities in Bankruptcy Court, to be presented on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.  Location:  Clovis, CA.  Click Here

Bankruptcy, Immigration and Tax: Three Fields of Federal Practice for New Lawyers Seminars
Zev Shechtman — January 21, 2014

Recent Developments in the Dischargeability of Taxes in Bankruptcy
Aaron E. de Leest — January 15, 2014

Nuts & Bolts of Bankruptcy: Concepts Every Lawyer Should Know
Zev Shechtman — September 12, 2013

Contemporary Issues and Problems in Municipal Bankruptcy
Zev Shechtman — May 15, 2013

Conflicts of Interest, Ethical Issues, Disqualification and other Sanctions – Speaker on Panel
Uzzi O. Raanan — April 1, 2013

Recent Developments Affecting Section 363 Bankruptcy Sales and Sale Orders.
John N. Tedford — February 19, 2013

Cramdowns in Real Estate Bankruptcies and Protecting the Guarantor: A Guide to Commercial Real Estate Loan Reductions through Bankruptcy
John N. Tedford — March 21, 2012

Cram Downs in Real Estate Bankruptcies and Protecting the Guarantors.
John N. Tedford — August 30, 2011