Possessing over 20 years of experience in the legal arena, attorney Suzzanne Uhland serves as a partner in the Newport Beach and San Francisco, California offices of O’Melveny and Myers, LLP. Additionally, Uhland functions as Chair of the Restructuring Practice and is a member of the Policy Committee at her law firm. Suzzanne Uhland’s primary emphasis is in the areas of Chapter 11 restructuring and representing clients in distressed transactions. Suzzanne Uhland’s Chapter 11 and bankruptcy clients have included Spyglass Entertainment,and New Century Financial Corporation. She has also represented SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc. as special litigation and corporate counsel, and Saga Investments, LLC, in its acquisition of assets of another company. Read More
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