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Jeffrey M. Reisner


Current Position

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
633 West Fifth Street, Suite 1900
Suite 3200
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Tel: 213-439-9452
Fax: 213-439-9599

Class: XXII (2011)Circuit: Ninth


Cornell University, B.S. (1985)
New York University, M.B.A. (Finance), J.D. (1989)

Professional Career

Partner, Chair of Insolvency Workgroup, Executive Committee, Irell & Manella LLP (2000-19)
Partner, Lobel & Opera LLP (1997-00)
Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius (1993-97)
Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed (1989-93)


ABI, Co-chair (Bankruptcy Battleground West)
Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
Turnaround Management Association, Former Director, Southern California Chapter
California Bankruptcy Forum, Former Education Co-chair
Financial Lawyers Conference


"Taking Advantage Of The Insolvency Process," Law360 Sep 2010 Co-author with Kerri Lyman
"Bank Holding Company vs. FDIC-The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Gives Life to Fradulent Transfer Cause of Action Against the FDIC and Reduces Priority of Claim," Vol. 30 California Bankruptcy Journal, No. 3 2010 Co-author with Tavi C. Flanagan
Commentary on "Limits on FDIC Power Over Holding Companies May Speed Bank Takeovers," FinCri Advisor Aug 2009 Author
"Bank Failures and the Rights of the FDIC Against Bank Holding Companies-A Performance Guaranty Is No Longer a Guaranty," Bank & Lender Liability Litigation Reporter, Vol. 15, Issue 5 Jul 2009 Co-author with Tavi C. Flanagan
Guest Column "Bank Failures, Rights of FDIC Against Holding Cos.," Bankruptcy Law 360: Litigation, Restructuring & People News May 2009 Co-author with Tavi C. Flanagan
"Consumer Protection and Electronic Sales," Multimedia and Web Strategist 1997 Author
"California Extends Consumer Protection to Internet-Related Sales," The Internet Newsletter 1997 Author
"Advanced Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Practice" 1996 Contributor
"No Benefit Needed: Full Rent Due for Post-Petition Occupancy," The Bankruptcy Strategist 1994 Author


Southern California SuperLawyers, (2004-)
Best Lawyers in America, (2010-)
Chambers USA Leading Lawyers for Businesses, (2006-)
Top Attorneys in Orange County, (2010)