Our Professionals

William N. Lobel

Partner
William N. Lobel specializes in Chapter 11 reorganizations and out-of-court restructurings. He has more than 45 years of experience as one of Southern California, and the nation’s, leading bankruptcy lawyers. Mr. Lobel...
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Michael J. Weiland

Partner
Michael J. Weiland received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, in 1974, from the University of California at Los Angeles, and his Juris Doctorate degree, with honors, in 1980, from Loyola...
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Jeffrey I. Golden

Partner
Jeffrey I. Golden is a Receiver, Bankruptcy Trustee and Examiner. He is a founding partner of Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP and a former shareholder of Buchalter, Nemer, Fields & Younger.  He...
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Alan J. Friedman

Partner
Alan J. Friedman concentrates his practice in the representation of debtors in connection with financial restructurings both in out-of-court workouts and in Chapter 11 cases.  He also represents creditors’ committees in complex...
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Reem J. Bello

Partner
Reem J. Bello is a partner of Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP.  Ms. Bello has over 15 years experience in the practice areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and litigation.  Ms. Bello concentrates her...
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Beth E. Gaschen

Partner
Beth E. Gaschen concentrates her practice on bankruptcy/insolvency matters and business and bankruptcy-related litigation. She represents chapter 11 debtors, committees, secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, and others in chapter 7 and chapter...
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Tavi C. Flanagan

Of Counsel
Tavi C. Flanagan focuses her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, and business litigation. Ms. Flanagan represents debtors, trustees, and creditors’ committees in connection with bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, and...
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Faye C. Rasch

Of Counsel
Faye C. Rasch began her practice in Manhattan focusing on commercial real estate litigation handling complex cases involving rent stabilization and loft law. After three years as a practicing attorney, Ms. Rasch returned to...
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Michael Adele

Of Counsel
Michael R. Adele has a general commercial litigation practice, with an emphasis on representing clients in bankruptcy litigation, including contested matters, adversary proceedings and other bankruptcy related litigation, as well as intellectual...
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Sean O’Keefe

Of Counsel
Mr. O’Keefe is member of the California (1986) and New York (1983) Bar Associations. He has been accorded the highest peer review rating by Martindale Hubbell (AV). Mr. O’Keefe was selected for...
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Nancy P.F. Lockwood

Paralegal
Nancy Lockwood is a Paralegal with over 20 years of experience. Nancy began her legal career as a bankruptcy paralegal for a private law firm in 1988, and she has a thorough...
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Cynthia B. Meeker

Paralegal
Cynthia B. Meeker received her undergraduate degree from California State University at Fullerton in 1982, and obtained her legal assistantship from the University of California at Irvine in 1988.  Practice Areas Bankruptcy,...
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Claudia Yoshonis

Paralegal
Claudia Yoshonis received her undergraduate degree from San Diego State University, and her law degree from Western State University of Law.  She served a judicial clerkship to the Honorable James N. Barr,...
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Kelly Adele

Paralegal
Kelly Adele is a paralegal and legal assistant with Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP.  Mrs. Adele has worked in the legal field for more than 15 years.  She has provided litigation support...
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Lori Gauthier

Paralegal
Ms. Gauthier is a paralegal with over thirty years of experience. Ms. Gauthier has experience in debtor, creditor and creditors’ committee representation and is responsible for case management of creditor, debtor and...
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