Alan I. Nahmias

Alan I. Nahmias


Mirman, Bubman & Nahmias
16133 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 1175
Encino, CA 91436

Tel: (818) 451-4600
Direct: (818) 995-2555
Fax: (818) 451-4620
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Alan I. Nahmias

ALAN I. NAHMIAS is an attorney-at-law, having practiced in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency law for more thirty years. He attended the following institutions of higher learning, earning the following degrees: University of Southern California -- International Relations (B.A. cum laude 1983); Loyola Law School (J.D. 1986).

He was admitted to the bar in 1986, and is admitted to practice in the State Courts of California, as well as the U.S. District Courts in the Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California.

Mr. Nahmias joined the law firm of Plotkin & Rapoport in Encino, California in 1984 as a law clerk, and then as an associate in 1986. He became a partner in January, 1990, when the firm became known as Plotkin, Rapoport & Nahmias. He left Plotkin, Rapoport & Nahmias in September, 2008 and joined Mirman & Bubman as a partner, with the firm becoming known as Mirman, Bubman & Nahmias on January 1, 2010.

He has been named by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer in each year from 2006 to the present.

His practice is concentrated in the following areas:

  • Bankruptcy
    Representation of individual and corporate debtors in both Chapter 7 and 11 cases, as well as creditors holding secured and unsecured claims, creditor committees, and bankruptcy trustees. He has also prosecuted and defended numerous complaints seeking denial or revocation of discharge, as well as the non-dischargeability of particular debts.
  • Receiverships
    Has represented receivers in various types of receiverships, including corporate dissolutions, appointments in aid of execution of judgment, marital dissolutions involving real estate portfolios, as well as purchases of receivership estates.
  • Assignments for Benefit of Creditors:
    Purchase and Sale Agreements of operating companies; wind downs of failed companies; prosecution and defense of preference and fraudulent transfer claims; representing assignors, assignees for the benefit of creditors, and purchasers of both businesses and assets.
  • Litigation
    Prosecuted and defended claims for judicial and non-judicial foreclosures; extensive practice seeking pre-judgment remedies and fraudulent transfers.

Appointments / Memberships

  • 1986 - present: State Bar of California
  • 1987 - present: Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • 1987 - present: American Bar Association
  • 1987 - present: San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • 1987 - present: Financial Lawyers Conference
  • 1987 - present: California Bankruptcy Forum
  • 1987 - present: American Bankruptcy Institute
  • 1988 - present: Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum
  • 1988 - present: Commercial Law League of America
  • 1992 - 2001: Commercial Law League of America Bankruptcy Section -- Executive Council
  • 2004 - 2005: Past Chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Commercial Law League of America
  • 2005-2006 and 2008-2010: Member Board of Governors of Commercial Law League of America
  • 2007-2008: Recording Secretary Commercial Law League of America
  • 2010-2012: Board of Directors of Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum

Lectures / Publications

Mr. Nahmias is a frequent lecturer on the topics of bankruptcy and assignments for the benefit of creditors for the Commercial Law League of America, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

He serves as a Mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. He has received numerous awards from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California Mediation Program, most recently for the Most Frequently Chosen Mediator and Mediator having settled the most cases for the San Fernando Valley Division for 2014-2015.

He has also served as an Attorney Settlement Officer for the United States District Court, Central District of California since 2007.


  • 2000 - present: Baseball Assistance Team, Member – Board of Directors, Former Chair of Grant Committee
  • 2004 - 2008: Cedars Sinai Sports Spectacular