Duane Kumagai

Contact Details

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1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 200, Los Angeles, California 90067


Duane Kumagai is a Partner in the Complex Litigation Practice at Macias Kumagai PC. A 30-year California attorney, Duane has extensive experience litigating commercial, real property and business fraud disputes; and protecting the rights of creditors in corporate bankruptcy cases. An expert on creditors’ rights and provisional remedies, Duane speaks to bar groups on writs of attachment, receiverships, judgment enforcement and bankruptcy law. He regularly appears in the U.S. District, U.S. Bankruptcy and California Superior Courts.

Duane’s clients hail from the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America, and represent diverse industries, such as technology, new media, manufacturing, distribution, banking & financial, commercial real estate, automotive, construction, apparel, entertainment, franchising, food, advertising, retail, international trade and clean energy.

Duane strives in every case to deliver efficient, first-class representation and optimal results. He believes that intelligent strategies and swift, decisive action are the keys to success in the courtroom. Duane provides pro bono litigation and creditor-bankruptcy support to Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and volunteers with local civic and academic organizations.



Complex Litigation

Law Firm

Macias Kumagai PC

Area of Practice

Bankruptcy Law, Complex Litigation, Financial Institutions Litigation, General Litigation, Non-Competes, Real Estate, Restructuring, Trade Secrets, Unfair Competition


California, U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court - California (Central, Eastern, Northern, Southern), Supreme Court of California, California Court of Appeal.

Professional Affiliations

Century City Bar Association; California Minority Counsel Program; Wilshire Bar Association; Westside United Professionals


NYU School of Law (JD 1985); Vassar College (AB 1981); USC (1977-79)


Century City, Los Angeles