THOMAS HENRY COLEMAN - Court Receiver for Federal and State Courts

Please call me at - My Office: (661) 284-6104
Mobile: (310) 713-6833
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Thomas Henry Coleman

Licensed California attorney in Los Angeles County, specializing in
receiverships, corporate reorganizations, insolvencies and fraud investigations. Please call me at - My Office: (661) 284-6104 | Mobile: (310) 713-6833

Publications, Public Speaking

  • "Bankruptcy, Receivership and Dissolution," in Advising and Defending Corporate Directors and Officers, California Continuing Education of the Bar (Co-author, Chapter 10, 1998, updated 2001).
  • "Directors' Fiduciary Duties to Creditors of Currently Solvent Companies," Case 'n Point (California Continuing Education of the Bar newsletter), Issue 1 (2001).
  • "Corporate Bankruptcy May Deprive Directors and Officers of D&O Insurance," Case 'n Point (California Continuing Education of the Bar newsletter), Issue 2 (2002).
  • “Recent Ninth Circuit Rulings on Ponzi-Scheme Fraudulent Transfers,” Receivership News (Spring 2009)
  • “The Friendly Receivership: Don’t Get Too Friendly,” Receivership News (Winter 2014)
  • "The Battle Over Interest on Judgments," Los Angeles Lawyer (June 1982)
  • "Bankruptcy Code Amendments," Los Angeles Lawyer (March 1985)
  • "Money and Bankruptcy: Permissible Cash Investments," California Bankruptcy Journal (Winter 1993)
  • "The Role of State Court Receivers in Bankruptcy Cases," Examiners, Trustees, State Court Receivers and Chapter 11: Who, When and Why? Financial Lawyers Conference (January 1994) (co-author and moderator)
  • "Looking Out for Shareholders: The Role of the Equity Committee in Chapter 11 Reorganization Cases of Large, Publicly Held Companies," American Bankruptcy Law Journal (Summer 1994)
  • "Investment Risks: Deceptive Practices and Available Remedies," Treasury 92, Los Angeles City Treasurer's Office (February 1992), National League of Cities Convention, Washington, D.C. (March 1992), and California Municipal Treasurers' Association Convention, Sunnyvale, California (April 1992) (speaker)
  • "The Legal Environment in which Municipalities Currently Operate," Treasury 93, Los Angeles City Treasurer's Office (November 1993) (speaker)
  • "Business Liquidations," Turnaround Management Association (December 1993 Program) (speaker)
  • "How Chapter Nine Municipal Bankruptcy Really Works," Treasury 95, Los Angeles City Treasurer's Office (January 1995)
  • Moderator, "When Mortgage Investments Crash," Turnaround Management Association (December 1996 program)
  • Moderator, “Common-Interest Development Receiverships,” California Receivers Forum, Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter, August 25, 2010
  • Speaker, "Regulatory Receiverships," Turnaround Management Association (December 1998 program).
  • Speaker, "Regulatory Receiverships," Receiverships in the New Millennium, at Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, presented by the California Receivers Forum, Member 1991 - present; Director, 2008 - present.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair, Continuing Education of the Bar Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association (1969-1972)
  • Chair, Law Day Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association (1973)
  • Chair, Judicial Appointments Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association (1987-89)
  • Director (1994-2000) and President (1998-2000), Turnaround Management Association, Southern California Chapter
  • Member, CEB Business Law Advisory Committee (2002-2003)
  • California Receivers Forum, Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter (Member since 1991; Director since 2008; Treasurer 2010 - present).
  • The State Bar of California (1966 - present)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (1966 - present)
  • Federal Bar Association (1966 - present)
  • Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association (Member, 2004 - present)