Beth E. Gaschen

Beth E. Gaschen concentrates her practice on bankruptcy/insolvency matters and business and bankruptcy-related litigation.  She represents debtors, creditors’ committees, secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, asset purchasers, and others in chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, as well as out-of-court restructurings.  Ms. Gaschen also represents receivers and assignees for the benefit of creditors.

Ms. Gaschen served a judicial externship to the Honorable Terry J. Hatter, Jr., United States District Court Judge for the Central District of California, and a judicial externship to the Honorable John E. Ryan, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California.  Upon graduation, Ms. Gaschen served a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Erithe A. Smith, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California from August 2006 to August 2009.

In 2016, Ms. Gaschen was selected as one of 40 “up and coming” bankruptcy attorneys from across the nation to participate in the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges’ Next Generation Program.  Ms. Gaschen has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers magazine in both 2015 and 2016 as a “Super Lawyer” in Super Lawyers magazine in 2019, 2020, and 2021. Ms. Gaschen was included in the Best Lawyers in America 2019, 2020, and 2021 lists for “Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.” Ms. Gaschen was a Director of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum from 2010-2014, and its President from 2013-2014. She is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, American Bankruptcy Institute, and the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation.