Levene, Neale, Bender, Rankin & Brill Becomes Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill

LOS ANGELES - Levene, Neale, Bender, Rankin & Brill L.L.P., the Los Angeles-based bankruptcy, insolvency and business reorganization specialist, has elected Timothy J. Yoo a name partner and announced that the firm has changed its name to Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo and Brill L.L.P.

Yoo, who focuses primarily on commercial litigation and bankruptcy issues and is widely known for creative and efficient resolutions to complex issues, joined the firm in late 2009, following its merger with Robinson, Diamant & Wolkowitz, a bankruptcy boutique in Century City where he was a shareholder.

Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill was founded in July 1995, and has since forged a strong reputation for resolving complex bankruptcy cases for a diversity of prominent companies. It is based in Century City and also has offices in downtown Los Angeles.

Yoo has been practicing bankruptcy law since 1991, after his graduation from Loyola Law School. His wide range of cases since then has involved such companies as Winston Tires, Daewoo Motors, Small World Toys, Aoki Pacific Corp., Chorus Line Corp. and California Fashions. He also frequently writes for the Korea Times and California Continuing Education of the Bar.

Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill represents clients in such industries as entertainment, healthcare, energy, food and beverage, manufacturing and distribution, real estate, retail, service, technology and communications. For more information, visit