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David B. Shemano


Current Position

Shemano Law
1801 Century Park East
Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Tel: 310-492-5033

Class: XXV (2014)Circuit: Ninth


University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A. (1987)
Hastings College of Law, J.D. (1991)

Professional Career

Robins Kaplan LLP (2014-)
Partner (2003-14); Associate (2000-03), Peitzman Weg LLP
Associate, Danning Gill Diamond & Kollitz LLP (1999-00)
Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (1994-99)
Associate, Winston & Strawn LLP (1991-94)


Financial Lawyers Conference, President (2012-13); Board of Governors (2003-05, 08-)
Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, Board of Governors (2009-13)
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Board of Governors (2009-10); Chair, Bankruptcy Section Executive Committee (2007-08)
State Bar of California, Insolvency Law Committee (2002-05)


"The Loop Case and Its Potential Impact on Cramdowns in Chapter 11 Cases," 5 REAL 426, Bloomberg BNA Real Estate Law & Industry Report Jun 12, 2012 ed.
"Prepackaged Bankruptcies: The MGM Lesson for Unsecured Creditors," Vol. 5, No. 15 edition of Bloomberg Law Reports--Bankruptcy Law 2011
"The Use of the Earmarking Defense By Unsecured Creditors to Shield the Receipt of Otherwise Preferential Transfer," Los Angeles County Bar Association Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Newsletter Summer 2001