Gerrick Warrington

BIO

Gerrick Warrington represents financial institutions and other parties in federal and state court litigation with an emphasis on bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and commercial litigation. Gerrick has experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, lenders, debtors-in-possession, and other parties in all aspects of bankruptcy cases and related proceedings.

Before joining the firm, Gerrick served as a law clerk to the Honorable Scott C. Clarkson, a bankruptcy judge in the Central District of California. During law school, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the law review.

PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization

Creditors Rights & Commercial Litigation

EDUCATION

DePaul University, Bachelor of Arts

Whittier Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude

ADMISSIONS

State Bar of California
United States District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

American Bankruptcy Institute
Financial Lawyers Conference
Beverly Hills Bar Association (Member of the Executive Committee)

PRESENTATIONS

Panelist, Meet the Law Clerks, CDCBAA, Southwestern Law School

Panelist, Judicial Clerkship Panel, Whittier Law School

PUBLICATIONS

Cramming Down Restrictive Covenants, Quarterly Prophets

Estate Property May Not Be Distributed Contrary to Absolute Priority, Absent Consent, Quarterly Prophets

Factor Prevails Over PACA Beneficiaries-A Missed Opportunity?, Quarterly Prophets

Stern v. Marshall: Power, Politics, and Prestige, 33 Whittier L. Rev. 711

HONORS & AWARDS

American College of Bankruptcy Distinguished Student Award Nominee (Ninth Circuit)
Editor-in-Chief, Whittier Law Review
Dean’s List and Honor Roll
Dean’s Merit Scholarship
Eugene S. Mills Scholarship
Children’s Rights Scholarship

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Defended commercial bank in a lawsuit brought by an individual alleging fraud and conversion, resulting in dismissal of bank from lawsuit.

Represented secured creditor in bankruptcy court, resulting in favorable ruling that the creditor's liens were not subject to attack by competing lienholder.

COMMUNITY

Advisor, Duberstein Moot Court Competition Team, St. John’s University

Fellow, Center for Children and Families, Costa Mesa, CA

Volunteer Chess Instructor, Cook County Juvenile Detention Center, Chicago, IL

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