Practice Areas Overview

The Los Angeles attorneys at Gumport | Mastan represent clients in Southern California and throughout the state, as well as in New York, Washington D.C., and Alaska.  The firm's practice areas include:

Bankruptcy Law & Litigation

Gumport | Mastan is a leader in the area of bankruptcy law and litigation.  The firm's attorneys have extensive experience handling bankruptcy trustee representation, bankruptcy litigation, creditors' rights issues, creditors' committee representation, Ponzi scheme litigation, fraudulent transfer and preference litigation, and asset purchases and sales.  The firm has successfully worked with bankruptcy trustees and creditors to locate and recover concealed assets throughout the United States and in a range of foreign jurisdictions, including Australia, the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, the English Channel Islands, England, China, and Hong Kong. To learn more, please see the firm's bankruptcy page.

Business and Commercial Litigation

Gumport | Mastan represents clients in a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters, including trials, appeals, arbitrations, and mediations.  The firm handles cases in California, New York, Washington D.C., Alaska, and in the United States Supreme Court, and has particular skill in litigating matters involving allegations of corporate fraud and misconduct.

Fiduciary Services

Attorneys at Gumport | Mastan provide a variety of bankruptcy and corporate fiduciary services, including acting as bankruptcy trustees, bankruptcy examiners, receivers, provisional directors, and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) trustees.  The firm's attorneys have extensive experience handling complex Chapter 7 liquidation and Chapter 11 reorganization matters, brokerage firm liquidations, and helping deadlocked shareholders and directors move forward with their businesses.  To learn more, see the fiduciary services page.

Investigations

Gumport | Mastan's attorneys handle investigations on behalf of government entities and corporations dealing with internal allegations of fraud, corruption, kickbacks, bribes, self-dealing, and other illegal activity.  The firm handles all aspects of investigations, including preparing investigatory reports and subsequent civil litigation.  To learn more about the firmâ??s services in this area, see the investigations page.

Additionally, members of the firm serve as bankruptcy examiners, providing investigatory services in the bankruptcy context.  To learn more, please see the fiduciary services page.

Public Corruption Litigation

Gumport | Mastan represents public entities in litigation involving violations of the California Political Reform Act, the California False Claims Act, Government Code § 1090, and RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act), and matters involving bribery, kickbacks, fraud, self-dealing, lobbyist misconduct, and illegal procurement of public contracts.  The firm handles trials and appeals as well as pre-litigation investigations.  To learn more about the firm's experience in this area, please see the public corruption litigation and articles pages.

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