Marc Levinson is a Senior Counsel at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, resident in its San Francisco office. His practice always has been limited to insolvency planning, to bankruptcy cases and to workouts and other out-of-court reorganizations. In addition to chapter 11 representations of debtors, creditors, committees and purchasers of assets, he represented the City of Stockton, California, whose chapter 9 plan of adjustment went effective in February 2015, and the City of Vallejo, California, whose chapter 9 plan of adjustment went effective in late 2008. He has served as an examiner in a cases in Oakland and in Sacramento.
Mr. Levinson is an Ex Officio member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Bankruptcy, formerly having served as Chair, President, Chair of the Board of Regents and in other leadership roles. He is a past president of both the California Bankruptcy Forum and the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum. Mr. Levinson received his B.A. in English from UCLA in 1970, and his J.D. from the U.C. Davis School of Law in 1973, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. He served as a law clerk for Chief Justice Donald R. Wright of the California Supreme Court (1973-74) and for Judge William H. Orrick, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (1974-75). Mr. Levinson is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy-related topics, particularly those relating to chapter 9 issues.