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Michael Lilly

Michael Lilly
Year Graduated: 1974
Title: Partner, Green Ning, Lilly & Jones (Honolulu)
Area of Practice: Civil Rights

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James Lopes



James Lopes

Director, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin
Year Graduated: 1974

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Jim Lopes, '74, is a director with Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin and chair of its bankruptcy & reorganization group. From 1990 to 1992, he served as managing director of that San Francisco law firm. Lopes has represented a diverse array of clients, including Pacific Gas & Electric Company in its Chapter 11 case. Legal observers credit his work with saving the giant utility billions of dollars and allowing it to resurface as a robust energy giant. Prior to joining Howard Rice in 1982, Mr. Lopes was a partner in the San Francisco bankruptcy boutique, Gordon, Peitzman & Lopes, from 1978-81 and was with Gendel, Raskoff, Shapiro & Quittner, Los Angeles, from 1975-78.

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