Corey is a litigator in bankruptcy, business and commercial litigation. His background and education in business, having also received a MBA, provides a unique perspective in litigating complex adversary proceedings in bankruptcy cases, and in federal and state court business and commercial litigation.
Corey represents bankruptcy trustees, creditors, committees of unsecured creditors, assignees for the benefit of creditors, receivers, municipalities and “clawback” plaintiffs and defendants in contested matters and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy proceedings, and in federal and state court litigation. He frequently litigates complex fraudulent transfer actions, including fraudulent transfer actions in Ponzi scheme cases, and litigates breach of fiduciary duty and malpractice claims.
Corey worked for IBM’s international financial consolidation group within IBM’s personal computer division while earning his MBA from the University of Notre Dame. His strong business and finance background allows him to provide advice and counsel in cases involving multifaceted financial and business issues, fraud, breaches of duty and fraudulent transfers.
Corey is a member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California Business Law Section, having been appointed by the State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees to a 3-year term (2016-2019). He previously served as Co-Chair of the Insolvency Law Committee (ILC), a standing committee of the State Bar of California Business Law Section (2015-2016), Co-Vice Chair of the ILC (2014-2015), and as the Insolvency Law e-Bulletin Co-Editor-in-Chief, a publication of the State Bar of California Business Law Section (2013-2014). Corey was originally appointed to the ILC by the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California Business Law Section in 2012.
Corey was appointed to serve as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. Corey will serve as a Lawyer Representative for a 3-year term, commencing on October 12, 2016. The Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference is held pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 333, which permits each circuit to hold a conference “for the purpose of considering the business of the courts and advising means of improving the administration of justice within such circuit.” In addition to the active circuit, district, magistrate, and bankruptcy judges, Section 333 provides for the “representation and active participation at such conference by members of the bar of such circuit.”
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