Victor Sahn


Victor Sahn has more than 40 years of experience as a bankruptcy attorney. He has extensive experience representing Chapter 11 debtors and creditors’ committees, as well as secured creditors, equity committees, and individual unsecured creditors, in bankruptcy cases. He also works frequently with asset purchasers in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases, and with plan proponents in relation to Chapter 11 matters.

Victor has been involved in high profile regional and national matters involving entities such as J.C. Penney, Lucky Brand, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Neiman Marcus Stores, Sur La Table, Brooks Brothers, Ascena Retail Group (over 2,000 retail stores, including Ann Taylor), Global Brands Group (yearly sales over $900 million), Tailored Brands (Men’s Warehouse and Jos. A. Bank), G-Star Retail, Le Pain Quotidien, J. Crew Group, VER Technologies, Fallas Discount Stores, and General Electric Capital Corporation. Victor has been recognized among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers since 2019 and as a Super Lawyer every year since 2011. He seeks to represent clients in the most aggressive and creative way possible.

Representative Clients

Victor’s clients have included:

  • J.C. Penney
  • Lucky Brand
  • Modell’s Sporting Goods
  • Neiman Marcus Stores
  • Sur La Table
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Ascena Retail Group (over 2,000 retail stores, including Ann Taylor)
  • Global Brands Group (yearly sales over $900 million)
  • Tailored Brands (Men’s Warehouse and Jos. A. Bank)
  • G-Star Retail
  • Le Pain Quotidien
  • J. Crew Group
  • VER Technologies
  • Fallas Discount Stores
  • Baldwin Builders, Inc./General Electric Capital Corporation
  • Art & Architecture Books of the 21st Century (Creditors’ Committee)
  • Sonya Dakar and Related Cases (Creditors’ Committee)
  • Williams Communications (Equity Security Holders)
  • Country Home Bakers, Inc. (Chair of Creditors’ Committee)
  • Adesta Communications, Inc. (Chair of Creditors’ Committee)
  • Friedman Bag Company, Inc. (Creditors’ Committee)
  • Wareforce Communications, Inc. (Creditors’ Committee)
  • Hoffman Brothers Foods (Creditors’ Committee)
  • Beverly Hills Development Corporation and Related Entities (Significant Creditor in Receivership Proceeding)
  • Meruelo Maddux Properties (Creditors’ Committee)
  • DS Ventures and Related Entities (Debtor)
  • R2D2, LLC and Thinkfilm, LLC (Major Shareholder)

Victor has authored numerous articles in bankruptcy- and reorganization-related matters, in such publications as the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal and Bloomberg. Since the onset of COVID-19, Victor has been regularly quoted about the future of retailing by publications including Western Real Estate Business, Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, and Chain Store Age.

Sports, community service, and, foremost, family are the passions in Victor’s life.

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  • Admissions

    State Bar of California

  • Education

    University of San Diego School of Law – Juris Doctor (1979)
    Syracuse University – Bachelor of Arts (1976)

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