Summer/Fall 2017 • Issue 61, page 14
Honorable Edward B Moreton new Judge in Dept 44, Los Angeles Superior Court
By Muse-Fisher, Michael*
The Honorable Edward B. Moreton is the new
judge in the post-judgment department (Department 44) of the Los Angeles
Superior Court, Stanley Mosk Courthouse. Judge Moreton replaces the
Honorable Mark A. Borenstein, who now sits in Department 35. Judge Moreton
was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on January 3, 2007. Prior
to being appointed, Judge Moreton worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney,
Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice; and started his career
as an associate at Riordan & McKinzie, in Los Angeles. Judge Moreton does
not shy away from making tough decisions, recently issuing an arrest
warrant with a bail of $8 million for defying a court order to turn over
assets to satisfy a $6.7 million judgment, in Jafa-Bodden v. Bikram
Choudhury, et al.
Muse- Fisher is an associate of Buchalter, A Professional Corporation. Mr.
Muse-Fisher specializes in creditor’s rights, real estate disputes,
corporate and partnership disputes, copyright and trademark disputes,
cannabis law, and alternatives to bankruptcy. Representative clients
include regional and national lending and financial institutions, state
and federal receivers, and companies ranging from family-owned operations
to Fortune 500 corporations.