Gregory M. Salvato

Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law
State Bar of California
Board of Legal Specialization

Selected as Southern California "Super Lawyer" from 2005 to present

AV Preeminent Rating


State Bar of California, 1986

All U.S. District Courts in California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Gregory M. Salvato is the founding member of Salvato Law Offices, a firm located in downtown Los Angeles, California, specializing in business litigation in State and Federal Courts, bankruptcy and related matters.  

Mr. Salvato has litigated matters in the Bankruptcy or Federal District courts in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia, and Texas, and before the California Courts of Appeal, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Salvato has been a Bankruptcy Specialist since 2002, certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California.  Mr. Salvato is the former chair of the Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission of the State Bar of California. He is Martindale-Hubbell A-V rated, and Los Angeles Magazine named him a "Southern California Super Lawyer" from 2004 through 2017.  

Mr. Salvato is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s sections on Commercial Law and Bankruptcy, Litigation, and Remedies (Chair, 2002-2003), the Italian American Lawyers Association (Board of Trustees), Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, California Bankruptcy Forum, Financial Lawyers Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, and American Bar Association.

Prior to starting the firm in 2010, Mr. Salvato was a shareholder in the Los Angeles law firm of Parker, Milliken, Clark, O'Hara & Samuelian, APC, from 1993 to 2010. Mr. Salvato began his legal practice at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP where he was an associate from 1987 to 1993.   He clerked for Senior United States District Judge Francis C. Whelan, Central District of California, from 1986 to 1987.    

He received his B.A. magna cum laude in 1976 from Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, and his J.D. in 1986 from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, where he was the Chief Articles Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.