Hal D. Goldflam

BIO

Hal's practice focuses on business and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels.  An experienced litigator, trial and appellate attorney, Hal regularly represents banks and other financial institutions, including equipment lessors, in the area of commercial and general business litigation, creditor’s rights, secured transactions, banking law, real estate, fraud, and in the defense of lender liability claims.

Hal has represented court-appointed receivers in many large-scale fraud cases brought by the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission.  He also has extensive experience handling environmental litigation and compliance matters, public and private construction contracts disputes, real property disputes, and tort-related matters.  Hal routinely advises clients regarding general liability and environmental insurance coverage issues.

PRACTICE AREAS

Creditors' Rights and Commercial Litigation

Business Litigation

Real Estate & Commercial Finance

Equipment Leasing

EDUCATION

University of California at Irvine, B.A., Social Ecology

Southwestern Law School, J.D., Summa Cum Laude

Member of the Southwestern University Moot Court Honors Program

Southwestern Law Review

Extern to the Honorable Charles Springer (retired) of the Nevada Supreme Court

ADMISSIONS

State Bar of California
US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
US District Court, Central District of California
US District Court, Northern District of California
US District Court, Southern District of California
US District Court, Eastern District of California

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Litigation, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy, and Real Property sections
State Bar of California, Litigation, Environmental Law, and Real Property Law sections
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association of America
California Receivership Forum

PRESENTATIONS

Hal is a former Extension Instructor at the University of California at Irvine where he taught Civil Litigation and Ethics for the Legal Assistant

PUBLICATIONS

"Arbitration 101: Getting Familiar with an Attractive Alternative" - Quarterly Profits

Quoted:  Los Angeles Daily Journal - “Looking to Receiverships to Compensate Victims in White-Collar Cases”

HONORS & AWARDS

Hal was named a “Rising Star” by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine

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Hal D. Goldflam, Attorney at Law