David R. Haberbush

Contact Details


444 W. Ocean Blvd. Suite 1400, Long Beach, CA 90802


Over 28 years of experience in Bankruptcy, Insolvency, Receiverships, General Assignments, and Debtor/Creditor Litigation, with particular expertise in:

– Appearances in matters pending before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District, United States Bankruptcy, State Appeals Court, Superior and Municipal Courts.

– Trial attorney in business litigation in the State and Federal courts, including jury trials as well as private arbitrations.

– Successful representation of broad spectrum of debtors and creditors throughout reorganization or liquidation proceedings.

– Serviced as a federal and state court Receiver in numerous cases involving real property, law firms, mortgage companies, automotive sales and repair companies, nightclubs and restaurants, and many other types of organizations.

– Serves as Third Party Director in situations of ownership deadlock.

– Serviced as state-court Referee for the purpose of liquidating property.

– Representation of state-court Receivers, including receivers for law firms in liquidation under the supervision of the California Superior Court.

– Representation of creditors, debtors, state and federal court receivers and trustees in bankruptcy in cases pending under Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.

– Serviced as Trustee in bankruptcy and as Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors (under General Assignment) for numerous businesses in reorganization or liquidation.

– Services as Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Forum.




Law Firm

Haberbush & Associates LLP

Area of Practice

Bankruptcy Law, Creditor Litigation, Debtor Litigation, General Assignments, Insolvency, Receiverships



Professional Affiliations

Long Beach Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member St. Mary’s Medical Center Board of Trustees, Committee Member, Diversity in the Profession, Los Angeles County Bar Association, California State University, Long Beach, Student Hearing Disciplinary Officer, Long Beach Playhouse, Member, Ball-Hunt Inn of Court


- Whittier College (B.S. 1979). - Whittier College School of Law (J.D, cum laude, 1982). - Legal extern to the Honorable William J. Lasarow, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California. 1981.


Long Beach