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Geoffrey L. Berman

Senior Managing Director at Development Specialists, Inc.
Los Angeles, California
Geoff is the Senior Managing Director of Development Specialists, Inc. Geoff is a former president and chairman of the Board of the American Bankruptcy Institute and member of ABI's Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Management Committee (April 2010-2014) and Ex-officio member of the ABI Commission for the Study of Reform of Chapter 11 (report released in December 2014). Geoff has more than 35 years of experience in the administration of assignment estates around the country. He chaired the ABI Task Force on General Assignments and had also wrote numerous articles on general assignments, including the ABI publication "General Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors, the ABCs of ABCs," 3rd edition, September 2015; co-wrote an article for the St. John's University Law School Law Review proposing a Model Statutory Scheme for general assignments, 2009.

About Me

What do you enjoy about the work you do?
The ability to apply my knowledge and skills to maximize recoveries for affected creditors in my matters.
How does your service stand out?
With over 35 years’ experience in all types of insolvency case administrations and especially general assignments for the benefit of creditors and post confirmation estate management, along with my years of work with the American Bankruptcy Institute, I believe I bring a skillset and reputation to my work and our "clients" that rivals anyone.


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Association Position
American Bankruptcy Institute 0
Los Angeles and Bay Area (CA) Bankruptcy 0
Commercial Law League of America 0


School Degree Graduation Year
University of the Pacific B.B.A. 1975
Southwestern University School of Law J.D. Degree 1985

Contact Information

Development Specialists, Inc.

Wells Fargo Center, 333 S. Grand Avenue STE 4070
Los Angeles, CA 90071