Kevin Coleman


Kevin is senior counsel with the firm, and his practice focuses on business restructurings across a wide variety of industries, particularly technology companies, real estate, agriculture, retail, and professional services firms.  Before joining Nuti Hart, Kevin was a partner and co-chair of the Creditors Rights & Business Restructuring Practice Group in the San Francisco Office of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP.  He represents debtors, creditors' committees, trustees, financial institutions and parties to significant ongoing contracts in cases under Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code.  Kevin has handled complex litigation concerning the treatment of executory contracts and secured claims in connection with asset sales, debtor-in-possession financing, and confirmation of Chapter 11 plans.  He also advises clients contemplating a business transaction involving an insolvent business on the structures and strategy that will overcome obstacles to their business objectives. | 510.506.7155

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Bankruptcy

  • Creditors’ Rights and Provisional Remedies

  • Representation of Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Trustees in business liquidations

  • Out-of-Court Workouts and Business Restructurings

  • Bankruptcy Litigation and Financial Services Litigation

  • Acquisitions of distressed business assets


  • Honorable Mitchel R. Goldberg, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Central District of California, 1993-1994

  • Honorable Lynne Riddle, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Central District of California, 1994-1995


  • Northern California SuperLawyer®, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2012-2019

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® in America since 2018

  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, Chair, 2008


  • Boston College Law School, J.D.

  • New York University, B.A., Linguistics

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California State Bar

  • All California State Courts

  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit