With more than a decade of experience, Southern California bankruptcy attorney Mr. Orantes has substantial experience representing clients in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy, and commercial and complex litigation matters. His experience includes advising individuals and businesses prior to and during insolvency; representing parties in assignments for the benefit of creditors; representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation; preparing and arguing motions during Chapter 11 proceedings; negotiating debtor-in-possession financing; formulating, negotiating and obtaining confirmation of reorganization plans; and negotiating litigation settlements. . His clients have ranged from individuals and small businesses to businesses with annual earnings of hundreds of millions of dollars. Mr. Orantes is fully fluent in Spanish (both written and oral) and has analyzed the bankruptcy codes of Mexico, Spain and Nicaragua and helped to write the bankruptcy laws of several Spanish-speaking nations.