Douglas M. Neistat
Douglas M. Neistat is Of Counsel to Greenberg & Bass and practices in all aspects of business restructuring, liquidation and reorganization. Mr. Neistat is experienced in establishing business entities, securing funding through venture capital and lending sources, as well as in business operating and regulatory issues, and merger and acquisition transactions. His clients include real estate developers and investors, building contractors, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, medical service providers and high-income professionals.
Confirmed Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for major Southern California public works building contractor, which allowed for successful completion of more than $150 million of work in progress.
Sale of a food processing company to a NYSE corporation; obtaining a sale price more than $3.8 million higher than originally estimated by investment banking firms. Managed all aspects of the acquisition, including preparation of company for sale, preparation of selling book, presentation of acquisition opportunity to the market and sale negotiations.
Sale of an insurance and annuity firm to a NYSE company; closing the transaction at a price and on terms considerably favorable to the seller.
Represented an Australian winery in the process of establishing its brand in the California market. Managed corporate compliance issues, as well as federal and state regulatory requirements regarding import, distribution and sale of the product.
Professional and Community Activities
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member, California Bankruptcy Forum
Certified Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court
Expert witness and arbitrator, International Court of Arbitration
Appointed Member and Bankruptcy Expert, Financial Counseling Team, Los Angeles Police Department
B.A., California State University, Northridge, 1969
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1972
State of California
United States District Courts in California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals