Jeffrey S. Kwong
Jeffrey S. Kwong (鄺世傑) joined LNBYB as an associate in 2014 and became a partner in 2021. Mr. Kwong represents Chapter 11 debtors, unsecured creditor committees, secured and unsecured creditors, and parties in bankruptcy litigation and appeals from a variety of industries, including hotels and hospitality, lending and banking, commercial real estate, restaurants, retail, and healthcare. Mr. Kwong’s prior Chapter 11 debtor engagements include Cornerstone Apparel, Inc., Anna’s Linens, Tala Jewelers, Inc., and Green Fleet Systems, LLC. Further, he has represented commercial landlords in some of the largest retail bankruptcy cases filed across the country in recent years.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kwong served for two years as law clerk to the Honorable Deborah J. Saltzman, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California. Mr. Kwong obtained his J.D. in 2012 from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, where he served as an editor for the Berkeley Journal of International Law and a Senior Articles Editor for the Asian American Law Journal. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego.
He is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Turnaround Management Association, Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, Association for Corporate Growth, Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, and Asian Pacific CPA Association. He also serves as Legal Advisor to the Soo Yuen Fraternal Association of Southern California.