bank•rupt•cy
'ban-(,)krəp-(t)sē noun.

A new beginning. An opportunity for rehabilitation, reorganization, or acquisition.

re•al es•tate trans•ac•tion
'rē(ə)l is-'tāt
tran(t)s-'ak-shən noun.

An integral element and foundation for wealth and commerce in the world economy.

busi•ness lit•i•ga•tion
'biz-nəs, nəz 'lit-ə-'gā-shən
noun.

The pursuit or defense of claims
integral to the ultimate success
of a business.

Smiley Wang-Ekvall specializes in achieving unparalleled results for its clients in the areas of business litigation, real estate transactions, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.  The attorneys at Smiley Wang-Ekvall focus on consistently delivering strategic, effective and efficient representation to their clients.  The firm combines the hands-on attention and cost-effectiveness of a small firm with the depth and breadth of knowledge and experience of a large firm.  In sum, the best of both worlds.

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Partner Lei Lei Wang Ekvall to be awarded Attorney of the Year

Lei Lei Wang Ekvall will be honored as Attorney of the Year by the Orange County Women Lawyers Association on October 3, 2019 at the 44th OCWLA Gala

Four partners recognized by Best Lawyers® for 2020

Lei Lei Wang Ekvall, Philip Strok, Kyra Andrassy, and Robert Marticello have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2020 in the areas of Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Bankruptcy can provide landlords a safe harbor from retail storm by Robert S. Marticello

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A federal bankruptcy court approved the $5.2 billion sale of Sears’ assets to ESL Investments, the hedge fund owned by Sears’ chairman and former CEO Eddie Lampert. However, prior to Sears …

Three partners recognized as Super Lawyers for 2019

Lei Lei Wang Ekvall, Kyra Andrassy, and Robert Marticello have once again been recognized as Southern California Super Lawyers, and Kyra Andrassy was also recognized as one of the Top 50 lawyers in Orange County for 2019.

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