Blake Alsbrook acts as a receiver and counsel for prominent receivers throughout California appointed to general equity, Family Code, rents and profits, Health and Safety Code, and regulatory receiverships. He also provides legal counsel for and acts as a partition referee, successor trustee, and provisional director in matters involving property and business disputes.

In addition to advising fiduciaries on the impact of California and federal law on their practice, Blake has significant civil litigation experience defending and prosecuting actions on behalf of receivers and businesses, and regularly practices and argues before the California Court of Appeal and the United States Bankruptcy Court.

Representative Matters

Currently appointed as Receiver in 18 matters pending before the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Civil, Probate, and Family Law Divisions; the Orange County Superior Court; the San Bernardino County Superior Court; the San Francisco Superior Court; and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Appointed as Receiver in Orange County Superior Court family law dispute over $250M real estate portfolio including hotels, restaurants, and beachside real estate in Laguna Beach. Settlement reached between parties within six months of appointment.

Appointed as Receiver in numerous Health and Safety Code receiverships over troubled properties throughout the state. Completed remediation, removal of vagrants, and cleanup of nuisance and environmentally contaminated properties across California.

Appointed as Receiver to relocate tenants and assist in major environmental remediation of property directed by Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Board in South Los Angeles.

Appointed as Receiver in Los Angeles Superior Court business dispute over major $100M+ Downtown Los Angeles mixed use property with more than 100 tenants.

Appointed as Receiver over multiple, significant multi-family real properties in Northeast Los Angeles.
Appointed as Receiver by United States District Court over $100M jewel collection.

Achieved disputed $75M sale of Orange County business in satisfaction of judgment as lead counsel for post-judgment receiver.

Achieved contested receiver sales of multiple San Francisco apartment buildings and defended Superior Court's orders in Court of Appeal and United States Bankruptcy Court.

Represented receiver of a low-income housing developer that perpetrated $100M+ fraud against California cities and banks in Los Angeles Superior Court complex division and directed India litigation team.

Briefed and prevailed before California Court of Appeal and California Supreme Court, City of Sierra Madre v. SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. (2019) 32 Cal. App.5th 648, review denied (May 22, 2019), resulting in pivotal published opinion on receivership law.

Honors & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2019

Community & Professional

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Executive Committee Member, Remedies Section

California Receivers Forum, Board of Directors

Bet Tzedek New Leadership Council

ProVisors (Professional Association of Trusted Advisors) 

Beverly Hills Bar Association

Media & Events

Speaking Engagements



J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Political Science


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