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Henry C. Kevane

ABOUT

Henry Kevane has represented both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy matters nationwide for over thirty years.  He is the managing partner of the San Francisco office of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP.  Mr. Kevane has worked with clients from a wide variety of industries, including the debtors in the Chapter 11 cases of Verity Health System, Thorpe Insulation, Deltagen, Yipes Communications and Worlds of Wonder, and the creditors’ committees in the Chapter 11 cases of SeraCare Life Sciences, America West Airlines and Guy F. Atkinson Company.  He has also participated in several Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy cases, including the Mendocino Coast Health Care District, County of Orange, Adair County Hospital District (Kentucky), West Contra Costa Healthcare District, Palm Drive Health Care District and Heffernan Memorial Hospital District.  Mr. Kevane has written and lectured on numerous cross-border, intellectual property, federal asset forfeiture and municipal restructuring topics.  He recently co-authored the book Asset Forfeiture and Insolvency:  A Parallel Case Management Guide, published in October 2019 by the American Bar Association.  He is also an author of the book Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Strategies published by Thomson Reuters and contributed to the book Debtor-in-Possession Financing: Funding a Chapter 11 Case published by the American Bankruptcy Institute.  In 2015, he was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy.  Currently, he is the Vice-Chair of the Business Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association.  He is a past chair of two committees of the State Bar of California, the Insolvency Law Committee and the Committee on Federal Courts.  Mr. Kevane is a graduate of Brown University and Southwestern Law School.  He is a member of the Board of Directors and the Treasurer of the Ocean Avenue Association, a California public benefit corporation.

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