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Tobias S. Keller


Current Position

Keller Benvenutti Kim LLP
650 California Street
Suite 1900
San Francisco, CA 94108

Tel: 415-796-0709

Class: XXV (2014)Circuit: Ninth


Harvard University, A.B., magna cum laude (1985)
Stanford Law School, J.D. (1990)

Professional Career

Partner, Keller & Benvenutti LLP (2013-)
Managing Director, Visitacion Group, LLC (2013-)
Partner, Jones Day (2006-13)
Partner, Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Jones LLP (2000-06)
Associate & Partner, Murphy, Sheneman, Julian & Rogers fka Murphy, Weir & Butler (1991-00)
Law Clerk, Associate Justice ALLEN e. Broussard, California Supreme Court (1990-91)


U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, Bench-Bar Liaison Committee (2011-)
State Bar of California, Insolvency Law Committee (2008-11)
American Bar Association, Chair/Program Chair, Claims Trading Subcommittee (2007-08)
Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum, Director (2001-04)
Bar Association of San Francisco, Chair, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section (1999-00)
Grace Cathedral, Trustee (2008-13); Vice-Chair (2012-13)
The Guardsmen, Trustee (2000-03)


Bloomberg on Bankruptcy 2012- Contributing Author
"In a Real Estate Downturn: Section 1111 (b)(2) or Not (b)(2)? That Is The Question," Business Law News, Issue 3 2009 Author (with M. Correa)
"Counseling the Licensee through the Licensor's Bankruptcy," Business Law News, Issue 4 2007 Author
"Legal Risks for Distressed Claims Traders," 3 Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law 115 Jul/Aug 2007 Author
"Insider Sales under Chapter 11," 25 California Bankruptcy Journal 79 1999 Author