Byron Z. Moldo is a Partner in the Bankruptcy, Receivership and Creditors’ Rights Department.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Byron’s entire legal career has specialized in bankruptcy, receivership, assignments for the benefit of creditors and all aspects of insolvency. He regularly serves as a Receiver in state and federal court cases, as assignee for the benefit of creditors and as a fiduciary in other court-supervised matters. In addition, a substantial portion of his work consists of serving as general or special counsel to receivers, bankruptcy trustees and other fiduciaries. He also represents creditors’ committees and secured creditors, and has been appointed as a Disbursing Agent, Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation Agent and to serve in other fiduciary capacities.

Byron previously served as a Chapter 7 and 11 Bankruptcy Trustee in the Central District of California for approximately ten years. He also serves as a mediator for the Bankruptcy Mediation Program of the Central District of California, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He regularly speaks at, and writes materials for continuing legal education seminars related to bankruptcy and receivership. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California. 

Throughout his career Byron has volunteered substantial time by working with children in local sports, and participating in events sponsored by Crossroads School and Windward School where his children attended.

Byron’s passions include wine, food and travel.


  • Moldo Davidson Fraioli Seror & Sestanovich LLP, Los Angeles, California, Partner

Honors & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Legal ‘Visionary’, L.A. Times, Business of Law, 2022

Best Lawyers in America, 2019-2022

Southern California Super Lawyers, numerous years

Community & Professional

GGI Geneva Group International, Global Chairperson, Debt Collection, Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group

National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER), Full Member; Chairperson-Membership Committee

California Bankruptcy Forum, Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter

California Receiver’s Forum

State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Legislation Subcommittee, Chair

State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Insolvency Law Committee

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum

Beverly Hills Bar Association

Westwood Bar Association, Former President 

Southern California Bankruptcy Inns of Court, Founding Member

Media & Events

Blog Posts


Speaking Engagements



J.D., Southwestern Law School

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles


  • California
  • Best Lawyers 2021 - Moldo
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