Jeffrey Kwong of Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Golubchik L.L.P. Selected as One of ABI's 2021 "40 Under 40"

Jeffrey Kwong of Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Golubchik L.L.P. Selected as One of ABI's 2021 "40 Under 40"

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Jeffrey Kwong of Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Golubchik L.L.P. (Los Angeles) has been selected as one of ABI’s “40 Under 40,” ABI’s annual program that recognizes 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized at a special ceremony to be held on Dec. 10 at ABI’s 2021 Winter Leadership Conference at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Kwong is a partner at Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill L.L.P., where he represents chapter 11 debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, secured and unsecured creditors, and parties in bankruptcy litigation and appeals from a variety of industries. He has extensive experience representing both debtors and creditors in a variety of landlord/tenant disputes in bankruptcy cases, and has represented commercial landlords in some of the largest retail bankruptcy cases filed across the country in recent years. Kwong is a member of the board of governors of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association and Asian Pacific CPA Association, and he serves as a legal advisor to the Soo Yuen Fraternal Association of Southern California. He was a member of the executive committee of the bankruptcy section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and is a member of the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum and the Asian Pacific CPA Association. He received his J.D. in 2012 from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and his B.A. summa cum laude in political science in 2008 from the University of California, San Diego.

“The 2021 honorees are a testament to the future of the insolvency profession, with exemplary accomplishments in both their careers and communities,” said ABI Executive Director Amy Quackenboss. “We look forward to this diverse collection of young leaders propelling ABI's full range of activities forward to advance the profession.”

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted earlier this year by the candidates themselves or by colleagues via the initiative’s website, More than 200 candidates, each with outstanding records of professional achievement and community leadership, were evaluated by 20 judges. The majority of the applicants were partners, directors or managing directors at their firms.

Click here to view the full list of the 2021 “40 Under 40” honorees.


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 10,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit For additional conference information, visit