Established in 1995, Winthrop Couchot is one of the leading bankruptcy law firms of Southern California. It represents debtors, bankruptcy trustees, creditors committees and asset purchasers, as well as publicly held companies, partnership firms and individuals. The firm specializes in the practice of mediation, arbitration and business litigation. Its clients include Smartflex and Official General Unsecured Creditors Committee. The Firm represents various real estate development companies in shopping center, office building, residential and assisted living matters. Its attorneys are members of the Orange County Bar Association, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, American Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association. Winthrop Couchot is located in Newport Beach, Calif.