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Sara Shahbazi

Los Angeles

Sara Shahbazi is a Los Angeles bankruptcy and restructuring attorney. Sara’s practice focuses on complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings as well as receiverships, and commercial litigation involving distressed real estate and other distressed assets.

Sara represents businesses and owners of commercial properties and advises them on issues including bankruptcy, workouts, or litigation related to distressed assets, enforcement of real property leases or purchase agreements, loan defaults and guaranties, and fraudulent transfer actions.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Bryant Y. Yang, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2023-2024

Hon. Magdalena Reyes Bordeaux, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, 2022-2023

Judicial Externships

Hon. Theodore C. Albert, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, 2022

Hon. Carmen Luege, Orange County Superior Court, 2021



Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D. 2022)
Staff Editor, Diversity & Social Justice Forum

University of California, Santa Cruz, (B.A., cum laude, 2017)
Highest Honors in Sociology, High Honors in Legal Studies


Fluent in Farsi