Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander, LLP, located in Newport Beach, California, is one of Southern California’s premier bankruptcy law firms. For more than three decades, the lawyers at WCGH have been recognized by their peers and the judiciary as leaders in their practice, which is exclusively devoted to complex bankruptcy, insolvency, business reorganization, related commercial litigation, liquidations, acquisitions, out-of-court workouts and general assignments for the benefit of creditors. The firm’s practice includes pre-bankruptcy petition and post-bankruptcy petition planning and representation. The firm has extensive experience representing debtors, creditors, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees, asset purchasers and assignees and assignors in the context of a general assignment for the benefit of creditors. The firm’s clients include publicly and closely held companies, as well as high net worth individuals. The attorneys at WCGH understand that the law is a means to accomplish their clients’ business and personal objectives, not an end in itself.
Richard H. Golubow is a founding member and the managing shareholder of Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander, LLP. Mr. Golubow has achieved an “AV Preeminent” (5 out of 5) Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition, generated from evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary for legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Golubow is also rated “superb” (10 out of 10) by the leading independent attorney rating service, AVVO, and has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer, representing the top 5% of practicing attorneys in Southern California based on peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Golubow is a member of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF), an invitation only network of lawyers from single-discipline boutique law firms with the highest level of knowledge, experience, reputation and credentials comparable or superior to what can be found at the highest-ranking full-service law firms.
Garrick A. Hollander is a founder and partner of Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander, LLP. He devotes his practice to representing primarily debtors in Chapter 11 reorganizations, as well as representing other constituents in insolvency matters. Mr. Hollander, a CPA with years of corporate finance experience, brings a unique business and financial understanding, perspective and approach to the practice of law. Since 1982, Mr. Hollander has been establishing, acquiring, and operating businesses in a variety of industries. In 1988, Mr. Hollander joined the audit department of a Big 8 accounting firm (Coopers & Lybrand). In 1992, Mr. Hollander served as the judicial extern law clerk to the Honorable Barry Russell, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California and 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.
Peter W. Lianides is a founder and partner Winthrop Couchot Golubow Hollander, LLP. Mr. Lianides devotes his practice to the representation of Chapter 11 debtors and creditors. Mr. Lianides has been selected by the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine as a Super Lawyer, representing the top 5% of practicing attorneys in Southern California based on peer recognition and professional achievement. From 1994 through 1995, Mr. Lianides served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable John J. Wilson, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. Mr. Lianides also holds an “AV” peer rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for legal ability and ethical standards.