Representing clients across California and around the world for more than 30 years

Glassberg, Pollak & Associates is one of Northern and Central California’s most experienced law firms. With decades of client-focused experience, we are known for successfully representing businesses and individuals involved in collection actions with vigorous advocacy.

Areas of Expertise

Our dedicated team is here to help.
Here are some of our firm’s specialties.

Creditors’ Rights

Through debt collection and recovery, our legal team will work tirelessly to protect your rights and interests as a creditor.

Construction Claims & Mechanics’ Liens

We protect our hardworking client contractors and suppliers by securing what is rightfully owed for their labor and material costs.

Bankruptcy

When debtors file bankruptcy because they are unable to repay outstanding debts, GP&A evaluates all debtor assets and works to determine the best recourse for our clients.

Commercial Collection

GP&A makes your collection recovery a priority by pursuing the past-due and outstanding debt owed to you and your business.

Judgment Enforcement

Our experienced professionals assist in the pursuit and collection of judgments obtained from our clients, securing assets through a multistep process.

Judgment Domestication

We provide judgment collection domestication and enforcement services for creditors throughout the world who have judgment debtors located in California.

Affiliations

We are active and longstanding members of the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA) and the International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC) and the firm is currently listed on all of the major commercial law lists including American Lawyers Quarterly, The Columbia List, Forwarders List, General Bar, National List, and Wright-Holmes Law List.

Through our memberships and law listings, we are able to assist clients in collecting their delinquent accounts not just from debtors who are located in Northern California, but throughout the U.S. and abroad.

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Latest News

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Bankruptcy Venue “Reform” – What Are The Odds This Time?

USA October 5 2021 Here we go again – proposed bankruptcy venue legislation is back after previous “reform” efforts came up empty. For those seeking legislative action, what are the chances for venue reform now? Venue for bankruptcy…

Is a Legislative Crackdown Coming on Third Party Releases in Bankruptcy Plans?

USA September 24 2021 One valuable tool in formulating a successful exit from chapter 11 via a confirmed plan is the use of third-party releases. Such releases can take many forms, but the basic idea is that a non-debtor third party…

No Harm, no Foul—With TransUnion v. Ramirez, the Supreme Court Holds that Fed. Rule Civ. P. 23 Does not Permit a Damages Class Where Much of the Class Suffered no Injury

USA June 25 2021 The Vault Or to put it in legalese—“no concrete harm, no standing.” It does not get more simple than that. On June 25, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Trans Union v. Ramirez (“Ramirez”), a case involving…

Liquidated Damages – California

May 26, 2021 The following is a case update written by Leonard Gumport analyzing a recent case of interest. SUMMARY In Graylee v. Castro, 52 Cal. App. 5th 1107 (2020) (“Graylee”), the California Court of Appeal ruled that California…

Rent deferrals in bankruptcy during the COVID-19 pandemic

DLA Piper USA May 24 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruptions across the global economy, perhaps most severely in the retail sector. Shelter-in-place orders, government-mandated closures and other restrictions drastically…

Notice by Email Was Sufficient for Miller Act Bond Claim

USA May 7 2021 We knew this day would come, since email is now the primary means of written communication. A material supplier made a payment bond claim solely via email. No letter was sent by mail, much less sent by certified mail…

Unanimous Supreme Court Limits FTC’s Ability to Seek Monetary Remedies 

USA April 29 2021   On April 22, 2021, the Supreme Court limited the Federal Trade Commission's ability to seek restitution or disgorgement under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act. Justice Stephen G. Breyer, author of the unanimous 9-0 decision,…

Financial Services Industry Braces for Impact of Eleventh Circuit’s Hunstein Decision 

USA April 27 2021  Highlights  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit's recent ruling in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and  Management Services, Inc. may upend the long-standing and rather routine business practice…

TCPA update: SCOTUS clarifies TCPA auto-dialer requirements 

Authors: Peter A. Stokes, Andy Guo, Saul Howard Perlofti United States Publication | April 5, 2021  A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision should bring needed clarity and relief for businesses following a torrent of class action litigation…