Amy C. Quartarolo

Los Angeles
  • 355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 100
  • Los Angeles, CA 90071-1560
  • USA
 
 

Amy C. Quartarolo is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department and the Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation Practice.

Ms. Quartarolo represents both debtors and creditors in a wide range of bankruptcy-related and complex commercial litigation. She regularly practices in both state and federal courts, and has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Quartarolo serves on the firm’s Recruiting Committee and is a member of EEO Review Board, Pro Bono Committee, and Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee.

She is licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Federal District Courts for the Central District of California, the Northern District of California, the Southern District of California, and the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Quartarolo is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Business Law Section of the California State Bar Association.

Ms. Quartarolo’s experience includes the following representations:

  • In re Paddock Enterprises, LLC, USBC, D. Del., Case No. 20-10028
    Debtor-in-possession subsidiary of public company, including matters related to legacy asbestos liability
  • In re Imerys Talc America, Inc., USBC, D. Del., Case No. 19-10289
    Debtors-in-possession talc supplier, including insurance-related adversary proceeding
  • In re Flashcom, Inc., 9th Cir., Case Nos. 13-57161 & 13-57162
    Successfully defended bankruptcy court judgment in favor of debtor’s former directors on fraudulent transfer claims before Ninth Circuit
  • In re Spansion, Inc., USBC, D. Delaware; Case No. 09-10690
    Debtor-in-possession flash memory manufacturer, including confirmation-related litigation and appeals
  • In re MII Liquidation Inc. (Metabolife International, Inc.), 9th Cir., Case No. 07-56536
    Successfully argued appeal before the Ninth Circuit from bankruptcy and district court orders denying class certification of ephedra claims
  • In re Trico Marine Services, Inc., USBC, D. Delaware; Case No. 10-12653
    Secured lender in connection with bankruptcy of public provider of marine support vessels to the offshore oil and gas industry
  • In re Axium International, Inc., USBC, CD CA; Case No. 2:08-bk-10277
    Senior secured lender in bankruptcy of entertainment industry’s third largest payroll company
  • In re Leap Wireless Communications, Inc., USBC, SD CA; Case No. 03-03470-A11
    Debtor-in-possession cellular service provider, including resolution and litigation of claims
  • Gaiser v. Pacificor, LLC, LA County Sup. Ct.; Case No. BC397278
    Hedge fund against claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract brought by former CEO and sole shareholders of failed sub-prime lender Quality Home Loans. Prevailed on summary judgment
  • Daniel v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., CD CA; Case No. 2:10-CV-05202
    Secured mezzanine lender on claims relating to loan guaranties, and allegedly fraudulent loan-to-own scheme relating to US$1.6 billion portfolio of commercial properties
  • San Jacinto Z, LLC. v. Pacificor Horizon Financial, Inc., Riverside County Sup. Ct.; Case No. RIC 414463
    Secured lender in litigation regarding real property loan and alleged real estate fraud
  • Brothers Servicing LLC v. GoldenTree Asset Management LP, LA County Sup. Ct.; Case No. BC387899
    Secured lender against claims by production company customer of entertainment industry’s third largest payroll company (Axium International) relating to lender’s foreclosure on Axium’s general deposit accounts; plaintiff voluntarily dismissed all claims while demurrers pending
  • Lonely Maiden Prods., LLC v. GoldenTree Asset Management LP, LA County Sup. Ct.; Case No. BC396660
    Secured lender against claims by production company customers of entertainment industry’s third largest payroll company (Axium International) relating to lender’s foreclosure on Axium’s general deposit accounts; dismissal of certain claims on demurrer; summary judgment as to remaining claims
 
 
 
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