South Bay Law Firm is owned and managed by Michael D. Good. For more than 14 years, Mr. Good has represented a wide variety of corporate debtors, creditors’ committees, individual creditors, and other parties across a broad range of industries. He has extensive experience with numerous complex reorganization and liquidation proceedings under the United States Bankruptcy Code, as well as with out-of-court restructurings
Representation of Committee of Unsecured Creditors in connection with the Chapter 11 liquidation of what was, previously, the second-largest owner and operator of hair salons in the world.
Representation of (i) Dutch parties to distribution contracts in Chapter 11 film studio liquidation; (ii) British product liability insurers’ interests in asbestos-related Chapter 11 cases; and (iii) Malaysian litigation defendants’ interests in trans-border insolvency planning utilizing provisions of Chapter 15.
Debtor representation in connection with a significant Northern California public works contractor.
Debtor representation in connection with Chapter 11 reorganizations of (i) a publicly-traded manufacturer of pre-fabricated fireplaces; and (ii) a privately-held, sole-source fuselage insulation manufacturer – each with wholly-owned subsidiaries in Mexico.
"Michael was extremely helpful providing practical solutions and advice in a very complex situation. In a contentious bankruptcy case that was fast moving and fluid, Michael helped us develop a strategy that navigated the legal waters, but also kept the economics of the situation in mind for the best possible result."
"Michael is a skilled, experienced bankruptcy attorney who is particularly effective at representing smaller companies in bankruptcy proceedings in a very cost effective manner."
"Mike is a fabulous lawyer. Highly creative. A great value."