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Michael D. Breslauer

Michael D. Breslauer
Partner

(t) 619.238.4804
(f) 619.615.7904

Mr. Breslauer assists clients in navigating the complexities of bankruptcy and corporate insolvency. He represents businesses and corporations of all sizes, and has provided expertise in a variety of fields, including real estate development, pharmaceuticals and agribusiness. His experience with Chapter 11, on both the debtor and creditor side, helps him handle business litigation for clients facing a wide range of financial challenges. Mr. Breslauer received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin and is a cum laude graduate of the University of San Diego Law School.

  • Chapter 11 Debtor’s counsel in successful reorganization of 25 limited partnerships with combined values in excess of $80 million in connection with IRC Section 42 low income housing tax credits
  • Chapter 11 Debtor’s counsel in successful reorganization of $6 million consumer pharmaceutical products company
  • Chapter 11 Debtor’s counsel in successful reorganization of $30 million agribusiness
  • Chapter 11 Official Creditors Committee counsel in 100% payment reorganization of $100 million real estate development project in Rancho Santa Fe, California
  • Chapter 11 Official Creditors Committee counsel in reorganization/liquidation of $30 million per year fresh and dried herb company
  • Chapter 11 Debtor’s counsel in 100% payment, 720+ acre mixed use project in Imperial County, CA
  • Former Managing Partner, Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith, LLP
  • University of San Diego School of Law, cum laude, 1983
  • University of Wisconsin (Madison), undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science, 1978
  • Member of the California State Bar Association
  • Member of the San Diego County Bar Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Rated
  • Top Lawyers in San Diego® – Bankruptcy, 2013, 2018
  • San Diego Super Lawyers® – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2007-2010, 2013-2017
  • Mediator in the Bankruptcy Mediation Project of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California
  • Member of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, Insolvency Law Committee, 2010-2013
  • Wexner Heritage Foundation Fellow
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors San Diego Bankruptcy Forum
  • Former Managing Partner, Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith, LLP
  • AV Top Rated Lawyer®- Bankruptcy, 2016
  • Wall Street Journal, Best Lawyers in Southern California, 2018
  • Hillel of San Diego, President, 2005-2007