Theodore B. Stolman’s renowned experience in the insolvency and bankruptcy space has provided countless businesses the highly specialized representation required for successful financial resolution for debtors, creditors, committees, and trustees.
Dealing in complex matters
Mr. Stolman consistently provides effective debt restructuring in complex Chapter 11 matters, orchestrating corporate reorganizations and commercial workouts. When litigation is necessary, his commercial litigation experience provides clients the confidence that their financial interests will be maximized throughout the process.
Prior to joining Freeman Freeman & Smiley, Mr. Stolman was with one of the top bankruptcy law firms in Los Angeles, where he handled some of the largest bankruptcy cases to be filed in Southern California. He began his legal career with the United States Justice Department Tax Division in Washington D.C., representing the government’s interests in connection with tax claims in pending bankruptcy cases.
As a highly regarded authority of financial restructurings, Mr. Stolman frequently participates in educational and business panel presentations.
Mr. Stolman has been recognized in the 2019-2023 editions of Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. He has been awarded an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Stolman has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list in 2005 and 2012-2019, a designation bestowed on only the top 5% of lawyers in this region.