Using creative and entrepreneurial legal strategies to outmaneuver large and well-funded defendants is our stock-in-trade.
At the same time, we have the resources, personnel, experience, and expertise to handle any plaintiffs-side representation, no matter how large.
In addition, he serves as chair of the trustees overseeing the liquidations of Adelphia Communications and Physiotherapy Associates, and has represented the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees as amicus curiae on numerous appeals in federal courts of appeal and state supreme and appellate courts. Ziehl currently serves as a member of the board of trustees of the U. Supreme Court Historical Society, the advisory board of the Loyola Law School Advocacy Institute, and the board of directors of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society.
He is a former chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Litigation Section and the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Central District Lawyers Representatives.
Kasowitz brings a comprehensive skill set to bear in its representation of corporations, financial firms and individuals in plaintiffs-side litigation.
We consistently deliver winning results for our clients, whether by verdict or through settlement.
District Court for the Central District of California.
Using cross-disciplinary teams that are tailored to the particular needs of each potential client and dispute, we partner with senior management and other executives to understand your business, potential litigation options, and the ways in which legal action – like any tool – can best be deployed to maximize value.
When it comes to pursuing such claims, we welcome the opportunity to discuss alternative fee arrangements that intelligently allocate risk and reward for the benefit of our clients and our firm. Ziehl has been a member of the firm’s management committee since it was founded in 1983, overseeing its growth into the nation’s largest law firm specializing in insolvency matters. from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, where he was a member of the Following law school, he clerked for the Hon. Kasowitz understands that while litigation is always a risk, it can also be an opportunity.Our Affirmative Litigation and Recovery Practice Group works closely with our clients to assess litigation opportunities.
Admitted to the bar in both California and New York, he has a national bankruptcy and litigation practice, specializing in complex bankruptcy proceedings and business litigation, with significant trial experience in both state and federal courts. Ziehl has represented debtors, creditor committees, bondholders, trustees, examiners, and equity holders in many of the firm’s most notable engagements, including the high-profile chapter 11 cases of Lehman Brothers, Adelphia Communications, American Suzuki Motor Corporation and Namvar/Namco, as well as numerous out-of-court workouts.
He is or has recently been involved in many other significant chapter 11 cases, including Washington Mutual, Mike Tyson, Webvan Group, Chrysler Corporation and Polaroid Corporation.