Michael D. Good
Michael D. Good

Michael D. Good

Of Counsel

Office: Orange County T: 714.852.6800
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Michael has extensive experience with numerous complex reorganization, liquidation, and municipal insolvency proceedings under the United States Bankruptcy Code, as well as with out-of-court restructurings.

After obtaining his J.D. from Pepperdine University in 1994, Mr. Good completed a judicial clerkship for the Hon. Mitchel R. Goldberg in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (Riverside Division).  Mr. Good has lectured, and has authored educational materials and articles, on various aspects of domestic and international bankruptcy law.  He currently serves as a U.S.-based country correspondent for International Corporate Rescue, jointly produced by University College London and 3-4 South Square Barristers and published by Chase-Cambria Company (Publishing) Ltd.  His contributions to the journal include 5 separate articles on US-Mexican cross-border insolvency issues appearing in the Journal’s 2-volume Special Issue on Latin American Restructuring Law and Practice.  His work on international matters has also appeared in Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, published by Butterworths.

In 2004, Mr. Good was named in the “Rising Stars” edition of Super Lawyers, a publication that ranks California practitioners under age 40 based upon peer voting and an independent analysis of credentials, practice, and market reputation.

Mr. Good is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.A. from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences and minors in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton Business School.

  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Benjamin Aranda III Inn of Court (Los Angeles South Bay Chapter)
Education: 
  • J.D., Pepperdine University, 1994
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1987
Bar Admissions: 

State Bar of California

  • Overview

    Michael has extensive experience with numerous complex reorganization, liquidation, and municipal insolvency proceedings under the United States Bankruptcy Code, as well as with out-of-court restructurings.

    After obtaining his J.D. from Pepperdine University in 1994, Mr. Good completed a judicial clerkship for the Hon. Mitchel R. Goldberg in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (Riverside Division).  Mr. Good has lectured, and has authored educational materials and articles, on various aspects of domestic and international bankruptcy law.  He currently serves as a U.S.-based country correspondent for International Corporate Rescue, jointly produced by University College London and 3-4 South Square Barristers and published by Chase-Cambria Company (Publishing) Ltd.  His contributions to the journal include 5 separate articles on US-Mexican cross-border insolvency issues appearing in the Journal’s 2-volume Special Issue on Latin American Restructuring Law and Practice.  His work on international matters has also appeared in Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, published by Butterworths.

    In 2004, Mr. Good was named in the “Rising Stars” edition of Super Lawyers, a publication that ranks California practitioners under age 40 based upon peer voting and an independent analysis of credentials, practice, and market reputation.

    Mr. Good is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.A. from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences and minors in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton Business School.

  • Practices / Industries
  • Memberships
    • Member, Orange County Bar Association
    • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • Member, Benjamin Aranda III Inn of Court (Los Angeles South Bay Chapter)
  • Education/Admissions
    Education: 
    • J.D., Pepperdine University, 1994
    • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1987
    Bar Admissions: 

    State Bar of California

Overview

Michael has extensive experience with numerous complex reorganization, liquidation, and municipal insolvency proceedings under the United States Bankruptcy Code, as well as with out-of-court restructurings.

After obtaining his J.D. from Pepperdine University in 1994, Mr. Good completed a judicial clerkship for the Hon. Mitchel R. Goldberg in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (Riverside Division).  Mr. Good has lectured, and has authored educational materials and articles, on various aspects of domestic and international bankruptcy law.  He currently serves as a U.S.-based country correspondent for International Corporate Rescue, jointly produced by University College London and 3-4 South Square Barristers and published by Chase-Cambria Company (Publishing) Ltd.  His contributions to the journal include 5 separate articles on US-Mexican cross-border insolvency issues appearing in the Journal’s 2-volume Special Issue on Latin American Restructuring Law and Practice.  His work on international matters has also appeared in Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, published by Butterworths.

In 2004, Mr. Good was named in the “Rising Stars” edition of Super Lawyers, a publication that ranks California practitioners under age 40 based upon peer voting and an independent analysis of credentials, practice, and market reputation.

Mr. Good is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.A. from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences and minors in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton Business School.

Memberships

  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Benjamin Aranda III Inn of Court (Los Angeles South Bay Chapter)

Education/Admissions

Education: 
  • J.D., Pepperdine University, 1994
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1987
Bar Admissions: 

State Bar of California