Ron Bender

USA: California

Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill LLP
10250 Constellation Boulevard
Suite 1700 | Los Angeles
California, 90067

Tel: 310.229.1234
Fax: 310.229.1244


Ron Bender born Los Angeles, California, July 22, 1964; admitted to California Bar, 1989. Admitted to the United States District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Education: Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania (B.S. Summa Cum Laude, 1986); Stanford University School of Law (J.D. 1989). Extern for the Honorable Lloyd King, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court. Founding and co-managing partner of Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill L.L.P.

Ron has successfully reorganized and sold numerous companies and restructured the financial affairs of many individuals. He is widely regarded as a highly creative, results oriented bankruptcy attorney who is able to tackle complex problems and develop and implement creative solutions. He has repeatedly been listed by “Super Lawyers” as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California in regional surveys of his peers. He has one of the largest bankruptcy practices in Southern California, including in the representation of debtors, creditors’ committee, creditors, and purchasers of businesses. Frequent author and speaker on bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Founded in July 1995, LNBY&B is a Los Angeles- based law firm specializing in the practice of bankruptcy, insolvency and business reorganizations. It has since forged a strong reputation for creatively, proactively and expeditiously resolving complex legal issues for a diversity of prominent companies and individuals throughout all sectors of business and industry and who face severe financial challenges.

With decades of accumulated experience, LNBY&B is at the forefront of the rescue and rehabilitation of companies in fiscal distress, and has represented debtors, creditors’ and equity holders’ committees, trustees, purchasers, principals and secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts. The firm’s strengths also include structuring and facilitating sales and acquisition transactions involving troubled businesses or their assets. LNBY&B also handles litigation in the commercial arena, representing receivers, secured creditors and others.

The firm, which has offices in Century City and downtown Los Angeles, was originally established by David W. Levene, David L. Neale and Ron Bender to represent clients in such industries as entertainment, healthcare, food & beverage, manufacturing and distribution, energy, real estate, retail, service and technology and communications. Martin J. Brill joined as a name partner in 2000, and Timothy J. Yoo became a name partner in 2010, following the merger of Levene, Neale, Bender, Rankin & Brill L.L.P. with Robinson, Diamant & Wolkowitz, a bankruptcy boutique founded in 1962.

Using cost-effective, inventive strategies, LNBY&B is large enough to expertly handle the most complex matters, yet small enough so that every client receives the personal attention and experience clients expect of a specialized law firm.

“The “spectacular” Ron BenderFirst ranked in Chambers USA 2007. is described by sources as a “bright, constructive and tenacious” attorney. He has extensive experience with representing debtors and creditors in bankruptcy, as well as acting on sales of distressed assets. “
Chambers & Partners, 2015