Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
10100 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA90067
d. (310) 772-2335
Century City I
Mr. Pagay is a business lawyer with substantial experience representing chapter 11 debtors, trustees, unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, and other parties in the contexts of bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, commercial litigation, mediations, and domestic and international business transactions.
Mr. Pagay has concentrated his practice in business reorganizations and has advised clients in out-of-court corporate restructurings of debt. He has broad industry experience, including healthcare, real estate, technology, retail, manufacturing, transportation, sports, and entertainment.
He also has advised clients in the acquisition of assets from distressed companies. Recent representations include advising a creditors' committee in connection with a successful hospital reorganization; assisting physician groups in resolving disputes with their care network and affiliated hospital, respectively; counseling a debtor in possession in connection with the multiple sales of resort and industrial properties throughout the United States; and completing the sale through section 363 of the United States Bankruptcy Code of a $100 million Class A commercial office property over the objections of co-owners.
He has served as principal counsel to China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation (SINOSURE) and its Chinese policyholders and clients in complex United States insolvency matters. Mr. Pagay is a member of the firm's Healthcare Restructuring Group. He has lectured both in the United States and internationally regarding a variety of legal issues, including cross-border transactions and insolvencies.
He was named among "Southern California Super Lawyers: Rising Stars" in 2005, 2006, and 2007, and a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights every year since 2009 in a peer survey conducted by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles magazine, an honor bestowed on only 5% of Southern California attorneys.
Mr. Pagay holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating (Martindale-Hubbell's highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability). Mr. Pagay is a graduate of Yale University and received his J.D. from University of Southern California.