A Discussion of the Effect of the Insolvency of a Construction Company on the Priorities of a Secured Creditor
James C. Bastian, Jr. and Melissa Davis Lowe
James C. Bastian, Jr. is a partner at Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP (the "Firm") in Irvine, California. Mr. Bastian specializes in Commercial Law and Bankruptcy and has handled all aspects of litigation, mergers and acquisitions, trustee, creditor’s rights, creditor’s committee, and the representation of debtors in the insolvency context. He heads the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Reorganization department. Mr. Bastian joined the Firm in 1995 after serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Kathleen T. Lax, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California.
Melissa Davis Lowe is a partner at Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP in Irvine, California, practicing in the Bankruptcy and Reorganization department. Ms. Lowe earned her J.D. in 2006 from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and earned her Tax LL.M. from Loyola Law School in 2008.