Michael Tuchin is a founding member and co-manager of Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern, a bankruptcy boutique law firm with a national practice. Michael represents debtors, equity holders, secured and unsecured creditors, committees, trustees, and parties interested in acquiring assets from troubled companies, and has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top bankruptcy lawyers in the country. Michael serves as the Los Angeles AIPAC Chair and is a past president of University Synagogue, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, and the Financial Lawyers Conference. He serves on the national boards of AIPAC and AIEF, and on the local boards of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles and Curtis School. He has been inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Bankruptcy and the American Bar Foundation. His wife, Meryl, is an ophthalmologist at UCLA, and they have two children–a son Jordan (17) and a daughter Jessica (14). Michael graduated with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and received his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.