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Robbin L. Itkin


Current Position

Sklar Kirsh
1880 Century Park East
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Tel: 310-845-6416
Fax: 310-929-4469

Class: XV (2004)Circuit: Ninth


University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. (1981)
University of Southern California Law School, J.D. (1984)

Professional Career

Shareholder, Kirkland & Ellis LLP (2001-)
Shareholder, Wynne Spiegel Itkin, A Law Corporation (1995-01)
Shareholder, Levene & Eisenberg, P.C. (1989-95)


Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee, Vice Chair
Century City Chamber of Conference, Board of Directors
American College of Bankruptcy
Women's Leadership Council, Board member
Central District of California Bankruptcy Court, Certified Mediator
Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, Board of Directors (Former President, Vice President, Program Chair)
California Bankruptcy Forum, Co-Chair (Former Board Member)
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
International Insolvency Institute
Financial Lawyers Conference, Former Board Member
City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute, Executive Board of Directors Emeritus
City of Hope Inner Circle, Board Member and Former President
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, Board Member
Debtor-Creditor Relations & Bankruptcy Committee of the Business Law Section, Elected Member (1999-01)
Montana Bar, Member (Feb 2017)
District of Columbia Bar, Member (February 2018)


"The Metamorphosis of Assignment Clauses in Bankruptcy," Law Journal Newsletters, The Bankruptcy Strategist Part One, May 2005, Part Two, June 2005
"Don't Take for Granted The Drafting of A 'Simple' Assignment Provision, Especially In A Non-Inclusive Intellectual Property License, You May End Up In A Bankruptcy Court," The State Bar of California - Business Law News, Issue 2 2005
"The Bankruptcy Mirage-Springing and Vanishing Guarantees" 1995
"Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Enforceability of Springback Provisions on the Bankruptcy Clock" 1993
"Misappropriation of Computer Services -The Need to Enforce Civil Liability," IV Computer/Law Journal 401 1983
"Advanced Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Practice," Professional Education Systems, Inc. 1987


Century City Bar Association, 2013 Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year
Recommended in Legal 500 US 2013 in the area of Finance: Corporate Restructuring (including bankruptcy)
Bnai Zion, 2002 Woman of Accomplishment Award (2002)
Los Angeles Business Journal, nominee, "Women Who Make a Difference" (2002)
Century City Chamber of Commerce, 2007 Women of Achievement Honoree, (2007)