Val Loumber has extensive experience in appeals, bankruptcy (including litigation), business litigation, creditor rights, and insolvency. In addition to these practice areas, Val practices ADR, primarily advising attorneys on complex cases.
Val brings nearly 20 years of singular legal experience to his clients. Val joined HMS Law Group in October 2019, reentering private practice after 14 years as Judicial Staff Attorney with the federal judiciary, working with federal Bankruptcy Judges Michael S. McManus (ret.) (Sept. 2005-Jan. 2019) and Fredrick E. Clement (Dec. 2018-Aug. 2019). In addition to his trial court experience, Val served as Staff Attorney with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (Sept. 2005-Feb. 2008).
While with the federal judiciary, Val prepared over 25,000 written dispositions, including thousands of dispositions in complex bankruptcy and business disputes. During that time, he also served as a bankruptcy law and practice instructor to dozens of law students. Prior to that, he worked as an attorney at Wendel Rosen LLP (formerly Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, LLP) in Oakland, CA.
In addition to bankruptcy-related matters, Val enjoys working with business owners, helping them grow and preserve value in their businesses.
Val has lived in the Sacramento area for the majority of his life. His passion is relationships, people, and outdoor activities.
HMS Law Group, LLP
455 Capitol Mall Ste 605,
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 252-0200