rg profile

Rosendo Gonzalez

213-452-0070

rossgonzalez@gonzalezplc.com

Rosendo Gonzalez

Rosendo Gonzalez founded the firm in July of 1996 with a commitment to providing the highest quality of legal services in a cost effective and ethical manner. In over 30 years of practicing law, he has gained a comprehensive knowledge base and expertise in all aspects of bankruptcy matters and a wide-range of experience in a variety of legal fields, including corporate, real estate, entertainment, sports law and commercial litigation.

Education and Experience

Rosendo received his B.A. from the University of Houston in 1984 and his law degree from the University of Houston Law School in 1987. Mr. Gonzalez has been a member of both the California and Texas bars for over 30 years. Prior to entering private practice, he served as judicial extern to the Honorable Manuel D. Leal of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Between 1989 and 1996, Rosendo was associated with the prominent Los Angeles law firms of Sulmeyer, Kupetz, Baumann & Rothman and Weinstein & Eisen. During his association, he gained a variety of expertise in bankruptcy, including insolvency, corporate reorganization, creditors’ and debtors’ rights, and commercial and business matters. He is admitted to practice before the Superior Court of California, the California Courts of Appeal, the Supreme Court of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court’s Central, Southern, and Northern Districts in California, and the United States Bankruptcy Court’s Southern District of Texas.

Since 1998, Mr. Gonzalez was appointed to serve as a bankruptcy trustee to the Panel of Trustees for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, Los Angeles Division. As a trustee, Rosendo administers over 1,000 bankruptcy cases a year, including asset investigations and recovery, analysis of creditors’ claims, and litigation of fraudulent and preferential transfers.

Memberships

Over the years, Mr. Gonzalez has also held the following highly regarded memberships and affiliations:

  • President of the Cuban American Bar Association’s California Division (1996-1998)
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association’s business and bankruptcy sections
  • California Bankruptcy Forum
  • Los Angeles Financial Lawyers Conference
  • National Hispanic Bar Association
  • Anti-Defamation League of B’Nai Brith
  • Guest speaker at the Los Angeles Times Investment Strategies Conference

For two consecutive years, he was also selected to the International Who’s Who in 1996 and 1997. In May of 2000, he was selected to be a member of the Rampart Disciplinary System Working Commission. Mr. Gonzalez is a frequent writer to La Opinion and has gained a distinction as the first among his peers to achieve his level of success by La Opinion.

footer banner

WHAT OUR CLIENT’S SAY

Michael Zargar

I hired this firm several years ago to handle an extremely complex case. They did an excellent job with a great great result. They are honest, fair and most important, extremely knowledgeable.”

Timothy Yoo

Ross has represented me (in my capacity as chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee) for almost 20 years.  Without exception, he provided prompt and expert representation while always being mindful of his fees.”

Pamela Hall

“I want to thank you for the great effort you put into representing me in the lawsuit against me. Many ups and downs but you did not waiver in your representation of me. I would definitively recommend Gonzalez and Gonzalez Law.” 

Oscar Naranjo

President of International House of Music, Inc.  – “Gonzalez & Gonzalez is a professional law firm that you can count on. Whether you need legal advice or legal representation it is a firm that knows all facets of law. We feel confident having Gonzalez & Gonzalez by our side.”

Zidan Zhao

“Ross and Zach have provided us great guidance and mentorship throughout the litigation process. Our family is extremely grateful for their help during the most challenging times in our lives.”