Bill Shafton is a corporate associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office whose practice focuses on restructuring and insolvency.
Mr. Shafton was the 2009 recipient of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Outstanding Bankruptcy Law Student Award and the Jeffrey S. Turner Outstanding Commercial Law Student Award (the first time both awards had been given to the same student).
Honors and Awards
Mr. Shafton, in conjunction with the Bet Tzedek Holocaust Survivors Justice Network, assists holocaust survivors in obtaining pension benefits from the German government.
Mr. Shafton is a member of the Financial Lawyers Conference, Turnaround Management Association, and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Shafton received a J.D., magna cum laude, in 2009 from Loyola Law School, where he was elected to the National Jesuit Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Nu, and was made a member of Order of the Coif. His scholarship was published in the Loyola Law Review, where he was note and comment editor. While in law school, Mr. Shafton served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Richard M. Neiter, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.