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Hon. Deborah Saltzman

Judge Saltzman was sworn in as a judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for Central District of California on March 18, 2010. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge Saltzman practiced bankruptcy law for 12 years, most recently with DLA Piper LLP (US) in Los Angeles. While in practice, she represented debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, asset purchasers, creditors’ committees, and landlords in chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings as well as related financing transactions and litigation. She was voted by her attorney peers as a Southern California Rising Star for six consecutive years, 2004-2009. A native of Buffalo, NY, Judge Saltzman received her B.A. in history from Amherst College and her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. Judge Saltzman regularly teaches continuing education programs and speaks on issues related to bankruptcy and restructuring. She is a member of the national Next Generation CM/ECF working group to develop updates to the electronic filing systems for the nation’s bankruptcy courts. She also recently participated in a conference regarding the proposed national Chapter 13 form plan and related updates to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. Judge
Saltzman is a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Financial Lawyers Conference, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum and the Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum.