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Pamela M. Egan

Seattle
San Francisco
(415) 297-0132
Pegan@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

California
Washington


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Bankruptcy/Financial Restructuring
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Investigation, White Collar and Fraud
International
Russia Practice


ACCREDITATIONS

Fellow, American Bar Foundation; American Bar Association; AV-rated Martindale Hubble

EDUCATION

J.D., Cornell Law Scool

B.A., Soviet Area Studies, Dartmouth College, cum laude


LANGUAGES

English
Russian
French

Pamela Egan's practice focuses on bankruptcy and other insolvency-related matters, including chapter 11, chapter 15, and fraudulent transfers.

Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent Peer Rating, the highest recognition for legal ability and ethical standards. Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, which admits only 1% of attorneys. Fluent in Russian. Co-Chair Eurasia/Russia Committee, ABA Section of Int'l Law. Frequent writer and speaker on bankruptcy, including cross-border bankruptcy.

Recent Representative Cases and Achievements:

Special Counsel to the Debtor in In re XS Ranch Fund VI, L.P (Bankr. N.D. Cal.) involving a large real estate development in Texas. Conceived and successfully executed strategy to use chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code to wipe out approximately $30 million in secured debt. Plan confirmed. Creditors paid in full.

Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the bankruptcy case of Empyrean Towers, LLC (Bankr. N.D. Cal.) The majority of unsecured creditors were tort claimants. Committee wrested control of the Debtor's main asset, a residential building the downtown Oakland, from a health and safety receiver, facilitated a multi-million dollar settlement of the tort claims and obtained court approval of a sale of the building to a non-profit affordable housing group.

Successfully settled action in U.S. District Court for D. N.J. to avoid fraudulent transfer of real property in case involving substantial issues of Russian bankruptcy law.

Notable Representations:

 

Publications

A Handbook on Global Social Media Law for the Business Lawyer

Interplay Between Russian Bankruptcy and American Fraudulent Transfer Law

Zachary vs. California Bank

Russian Business Takes Legal Disputes Abroad

Into the Brambles: Section 507 (a) (4)

Contested Valuation in Corporate Bankruptcy

 

Presentations

Speaker, Disclosure Vehicles & Discovery Tools, ABA Dispute Resolution Conference, Moscow, September 27, 2018. Learn more here.