Committee Cases

Blakeley LLP has vast experience and a successful record in representing committees. The firm has been selected over many other competing firms to represent dozens of committees in large and small bankruptcy cases in bankruptcy courts throughout California, New York, Alaska, Washington, Tennessee, Arizona, Louisiana, Texas, and Nevada. The firm has also handled committee cases in various industries including apparel and textiles, automotive, construction, distribution, manufacturing, media and entertainment, paper, newspaper, and publishing, real estate, restaurants and food and beverages, retail, and services.

State of Alaska
Alaska Fur Gallery, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, District of AlaskaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP served as counsel for the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Alaska Fur Gallery, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was a retail store selling fur.
State of Arizona
Heartland Dairy, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, District of ArizonaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented Ralph's, Smith's Foods, and Stewart/Walker Company (creditors). Debtor was a major producer of water beverages and milk products in Arizona.
State of California
3 Day Blinds, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the 3 Day Blinds, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor provided custom blinds and window treatments and had over 260 design consultants operating in 15 states promoting and selling its products. Debtor operated 99 showrooms mostly throughout the Western United States. The Committee supported a private sale followed by liquidation through a chapter 11 plan, which is intended to result in a higher valuation on which unsecured creditors can recover.
Adray's CBS Premiums, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP served as counsel to the petitioning creditors in the Adray's CBS Premiums, Inc. chapter 7 case.
Almost Anything for a BuckUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP served as counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Almost Anything for a Buck chapter 11 case. Debtor was a retail discount department store selling a variety of items including clothing, shoes, and jewelry. At the time of filing, Debtor operated three stores.
Anson Computer, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Anson Computer, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was a wholesaler and distributer of computer hardware systems.
Areias Brothers Dairy, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP serves as counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Areias Brothers Dairy, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor proposed the sale of two farm locations in order to satisfy a $3.6 million debt to the senior leinholder. The Committee supported the argument that Debtor's hasty desire to pay back the senior leinholder was not in the best interest of the estate as the Debtor's insiders stood to profit while the Debtor was left with inadequate funds for distribution..
Associated of Los AngelesUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Associated of Los Angeles chapter 11 case. Debtor is an independent electrical distributor in the Los Angeles area. Debtor's total assets are $2.2. million while its total liabilities is $2.5 million.
B&D Auto & Truck SalvageUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented B&D Auto & Truck Supply through chapter 11 proceedings. Debtor's business was in the auto salvage and metal recycling industry. Members of the firm helped navigate a successful sale as a going concern which resulted in a return of $3 million to its stockholders.
Back2Back Kidswear, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP served as counsel to the Trustee in the Back2Back Kidswear, Inc. chapter 7 case. Debtor's business was involved in the clothing industry.
Book People Employees Association, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP served as counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Book People Employees Association, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was an employee-owned bookseller and distributer. Blakeley & Blakeley LLP acheived a distribution of $5.4 million or 24.5% to the general unsecured creditors on their $13 million claim.
Boston West LLCUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of the Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Boston West LLP chapter 11 case. Debtor's business was in the investment and real estate industries.
Boyds Wheels, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented creditors in the Boyd Wheels, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor customized aluminum wheels for aftermarket automobiles. Debtor's total assets and liabilities is $39 million.
Bumble Bee SeafoodsUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Bumble Bee Seafoods chapter 11 case. Debtor is a large canner and distributor of seafood with assets and liabilities in excess of $200 million. Bumble Bee sold all of its assets resulting in a 100% distribution to trade creditors.
Cardima Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Cardima, Inc. chapter 11 case. The Debtor designs, develops, manufactures, and markets micro-catheter systems for the mapping and ablation of the two most common forms of cardiac arrhythmias. The Debtor’s sells products both in Europe and the United States.
Carnot Technical Services, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Carnot Technical Services, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor worked in the environmental testing industry.
Channelmatic, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Channelmatic, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor developed, produced, and marketed products and services in the field of TV technology, especially in the area of local advertisement insertion in nationals and regional TV broadcasts.
Craig Consumer Electronics, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Craig Consumer Electronics, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor designed and marketed brand name electronic products under its trademark. Debtor's products were sold at over 200 retailers with a combined 15,000 retail outlets. Debtor's assets were totaled at $21.7 million and its liabilities totaled $24.2 million.
Deco Utility Supply, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Deco Utility Supply, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor sells high voltage electrical equipment and supplies to utilities and municipalities. Debtors total assets are $334,000.
Dimensional Stone Institute, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Dimensional Stone Institute, Inc. chapter 11 case. The Committee was instrumental in negotiating and confirming a committee-supported plan of reorganization that paid unsecured creditors about $.50 on the dollar.
Electric Bicycle, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP served as counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Electric Bicycle, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was a manufacturer and distributer in the alternative transportation industry.
Eurodesign CabinetsUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Eurodesign Cabinets chapter 11 case. Debtor was a leading manufacturer and installer of custom made cabinets used in residential remodeling. Debtor's assets almost reach $1 million, while their liabilities reached $7.9 million.
Fabric in USA, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of the Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented a group of three creditors of the Debtor, a wholesaler in the fabric business.
Fibertech Polymers, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP serves as counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Fibertech Polymers, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor produced and sold synthetic, plastic wood.
Fisherman Johnny’s, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Fisherman Johnny's, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor distributed, processed, and promoted seafood.
Flyer Graphics, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Flyer Graphics, Inc. chapter 11 case.
Golf Club Factory Outlets (a/k/a U.S. Golf Centers)United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Golf Club Factory Outlets (a/k/a U.S. Golf Centers) chapter 11 case. Debtor owned and operated eight retail stores which sold items in the golf retail business.
Grand Hotel AssociationUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Debtor in the Grand Hotel Association chapter 11 case.
Hart Tool, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Hart Tool, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor manufactured and sold craftsman, construction, and household tools.
Home Express, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented a group of reclamation claimants in the Home Express, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor owned a chain of more than 30 stores in the houseware-retailer market. The firm successfully negotiated allowances for most of the reclamation claimholders it represented.
Kenetech Windpower, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented a trade creditors committee in Kenetech Windpower, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was an alternative power company. Debtor’s assets were $100 million and the claims were over $1.5 billion.
Lake County Grapevine NurseryUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Lake County Grapevine Nursery Operations, LLC chapter 11 case. The Debtor owned and operated a grapevine nursery, which was located on 250 acres of land used for growing and storage.
Mallory, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Mallory, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor is a Nevada corporation. Claims totaled $34 million against the Debtor.
McFadden, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the McFadden, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor designed and manufactured "motion" rides (such as the Star-Trek ride in Las Vegas).
Medical Science Institute, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented Medical Science Institute, Inc. in its chapter 11 case. Debtor was a medical laboratory. Members of the firm were influential in the successful chapter 11 reorganization plan.
Meris Laboratories, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented Meris Laboratories, Inc., a medical laboratory, in an attempt to acquire several other laboratories out of chapter 11 proceedings.
P&C Poultry Distributors Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the P&C Poultry Distributors Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor is a further processor of chicken meats and distributor of processed poultry products used for re-sale to major fast food restaurant chains and casual dining services. The Company is a well-regarded, top-tier food supplier with annual sales topping $50 million.
Pacific Arts Publishing, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Pacific Arts Publishing, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was in the business of wholesale and mail order distribution of educational and arts-related videotapes.
Pinnacle Armor, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Pinnacle Armor, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor provides high threat physical security products Pinnacle Armor only sells body armor to military, law enforcement, and government agencies. Debtor’s assets were valued at roughly $10 million.
Rampage Retailing, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Rampage Retailing, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was in the fashion-retailing business.
Ray Fisher Pharmacy, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Ray Fisher Pharmacy, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor sells wheelchairs, scooters, lift chairs, and respiratory equipment. Debtor's total assets are $1.2 million and its total liabilities is $5 million.
Roof Top Metal Products, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Roof Top Metal Products, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor is involved in the metal roofing and drainage business. Debtor's total asserts and liabilities were over $7 million.
Select Software Tools, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Select Software Tools, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor's total asserts and liabilities were over $5 million.
Servall Packaging Industries CorporationUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Servall Packaging Industries Corporation chapter 11 case. Debtor was in the plastic packaging industry.
Sole Group, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented several petitioning creditors in the Sole Group, Inc. chapter 11 case. The Debtor's business involved the production and wholesale distribution of bottled water beverages.
Spectra F/X, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Spectra F/X, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor designer and manufactured theme parks, ride systems, rock concerts, and casino shows.
Star Food International, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Star Food International Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor provided stock items imported from the various East and Southeast Asia countries.
StaRibs North, L.P.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Star Ribs North, L.P. chapter 11 case. Debtor is the owner and operator of various restaurants.
Statordyne CorporationUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Statordyne Corporation chapter 11 case. Debtor manufactured patented uninterruptable power supply units. Efforts by members of the firm resulted in successfully conforming a creditor committee-sponsored plan of reorganization.
Stueve Brothers Farms, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Stueve Brothers Farms, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor produced milk and milk products. Debtor's case involved over $50 million in assets.
Thieves Market, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Golf Club Factory Outlets Theives Market, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor owned and operated 16 retail stores in the boot and western wear business.
Tile and Decorative Surfaces Magazine Publishing, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Creditors Committee in the Tile and Decorative Surfaces Magazine Publishing, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was a magazine publisher in the construction trade. Members of the firm successfully fought and negotiated with the Debtor to raise the effective date distributions to Creditors from the original $.03 per dollar proposed by the Debtor to the final $.50 per dollar distribution approved by the Committee and finally paid to Creditors.
State of Louisiana
Babcock & Wilcox CompanyUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of LouisianaBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Babcock & Wilcox Company chapter 11 case. Debtor is an international provider of energy products and services.
State of Nevada
AgriBioTech, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, District of NevadaMembers of Blakeley & Blakeley LLP represented the affiliate creditors in the AgriBioTech, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtors had a master mailing matrix which contained more than 30,000 parties and had liabilities exceeding $100 million. The general unsecured claim was $23 million and the distribution Blakeley & Blakeley LLP acheived for said creditors was $7.6 million, which is 33%.
State of New York
Metropark USAUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New YorkBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Metropark USA chapter 11 case. Debtor was a retailer that sold apparel and accessories nationwide at physical locations and through e-commerce.
State of Tennessee
Commissary Operations, Inc.United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of TennesseeBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Commissary Operations, Inc. chapter 11 case. Debtor was a wholesale distributer of foods to restaurants and employed around 700 individuals.
Dalphis Holdings, LLCUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of TennesseeBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Dalphis Holding, LLC chapter 11 case. Debtor is a window covering company based out of Memphis, Tennessee. Debtor lists its assets and liabilities between $1 million and $10 million.
State of Texas
Brook Mays Music CompanyUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of TexasBlakeley & Blakeley LLP represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Brook Mays Music Company chapter 7 case. Debtor is a retailer of musical instruments.
State of Washington
Fields Company LLCUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of WashingtonBlakeley & Blakeley LLP serves as counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Fields Company LLC chapter 11 case. Fields manufactures roofing products and employes 36 people.
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