Freeman, Freeman & Smiley LLP

Professional Details

Carol Chow, Of Counsel

Carol Chow's practice concentrates on business and commercial litigation, and litigation arising in and pertaining to bankruptcies and other insolvency events. Ms. Chow is highly experienced in the preparation and trying of cases under time pressures often found in complicated bankruptcy litigation.

Ms. Chow represents clients on a wide range of disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, unfair business practices, labor and employment, and declaratory relief.  She also has extensive experience litigating bankruptcy disputes, including avoidance actions, plan confirmation, claims objections, and debt recharacterization. Ms. Chow has represented debtors, trustees, creditors, and creditors’ committees across various industries, including real estate, automotive, banking, manufacturing, and entertainment. She has represented clients at both the trial and appellate levels.

Ms. Chow holds a BS in mathematics and computer science and brings a deep understanding of finance and technology to all of her cases.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Representative Clients and Matters

  • Calcor Space Facility, Inc. (Chapter 7 Trustee)
  • Daewoo Motor America, Inc.
  • Ernst & Young, Inc.
  • Finova Capital Corporation
  • Fremont General Corporation
  • Imperial Capital Bancorp, Inc.
  • Kushner Locke, LLC
  • Meruelo Maddux Properties, Inc.
  • Ownit Liquidating Trust
  • Western Asbestos Company
  • Western MacArthur Company