Paul R. Shankman



University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., cum laude, 1979, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 1983


Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, Beverly Hills, and American Bar Associations, State Bar of California; Financial Lawyers Conference of Southern California, the California, Los Angeles, Orange County, and Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forums, and is a Certified Specialist, Business Bankruptcy Law, American Bankruptcy Board of Certification. Mr. Shankman is a twelve year Member of Provisors and an Executive Committee Member of the Newport Beach and LGBT Affinity Groups and Member of the Orange County Transactional Network.


1984, California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California


Paul R. Shankman brings to the firm and its clients exceptional, sophisticated bankruptcy and civil litigation experience with successful results, representing numerous business creditor and debtor clients in State, Federal, and Bankruptcy Courts. Mr. Shankman also represents prominent Bankruptcy Trustee’s, Lenders, and Receivers.

Born in Los Angeles, he is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Cum Laude and Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, with Honors. He was admitted to the bar in California in 1984 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California and the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Mr. Shankman speaks regularly on Financial Law issues to the California Association of CPA’s and at numerous Provisors Group Meetings and Events throughout Southern California.