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Valerie Bantner Peo
Buchalter, A Professional Corporation
425 Market Street
Suite 2900
San Francisco CA USA, 94105
T: 415-227-3533

Professional Bio:

Valerie Bantner Peo focuses her practice on creditors’ rights, real estate, finance and commercial litigation with significant experience at the trial and appellate levels in bankruptcy, federal and state court. She regularly represents financial institutions, including agribusiness lenders and alternative lenders, software licensors, commercial landlords and tenants, equipment lessors, officers and directors, and creditor committees and other fiduciaries.

Ms. Bantner Peo currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (“IWIRC”) as the Global Networks Director. She served on the Attorney Committee for the 2019 and upcoming 2023 Roadways to the Federal Bench event produced by the Judicial Conference Committees on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System and the Magistrate Judges System. Ms. Bantner Peo is a past Chair of the Executive Committee of the San Francisco Bar Association’s Commercial Law and Bankruptcy section. She was recognized by Super Lawyer Magazine as a Northern California Super Lawyer from 2019-2022.

Ms. Bantner Peo served as a law clerk for the Honorable Edward D. Jellen (Ret.), U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.


Practice Areas:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Creditors' Committee Representation
DIP Lending
Distressed Asset Sales
Litigation and Litigation Consulting


Financial services
Real Estate

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