Who We Are

Robert E. White


Robert E. White, the firm’s founder, has over 36 years of legal experience. Mr. White’s particular area of emphasis is general civil litigation, including extensive experience in the creditors rights field, in addition to appellate work. Mr. White graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, Law School (Boalt Hall) in 1977. He is a former Research Editor of the California Law Review and was inducted into membership in the Order of the Coif, a national legal honor society. ┬áHe thereafter clerked for U.S. District Judge Stanley Weigel before entering private practice. Mr. White was a partner in a midsize San Francisco law firm before establishing his own firm in 1991.

Mr. White is licensed to practice in all federal and state courts in the state of California and the United States Supreme Court. He is also a member of the State Bar of Nevada (inactive). He is rated “A/V” in the Martindale-Hubbell Directory of Attorneys and was selected through a peer review process to be a Northern California SuperLawyer in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

In 2011-2012, Mr. White served on the faculty of Thomas Jefferson School of Law as an Adjunct Professor in the school’s graduate program, teaching a course in Creditors’ Remedies, Foreclosures & Workouts.


Susan C. Rushakoff


Susan Cherin Rushakoff, an associate attorney of the firm, has over 29 years experience. Ms. Rushakoff’s particular areas of emphasis are real estate litigation, insurance coverage litigation, and general civil litigation.

Ms. Rushakoff also has extensive experience in tracing assets and analysis of business accounting records, an adjunct to the firm’s creditors rights practice.

Ms. Rushakoff has an MBA degree from the University of San Francisco in addition to her law degree.

She is a member of the State Bar of California.