Lillian Stenfeldt Rimôn Falkenfort

Lillian Stenfeldt


San Francisco

Lillian Stenfeldt represents secured creditors, hedge funds, creditors’ committees, trustees, and receivers in all aspects of insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings and strategy and has extensive experience in cross-border commercial loan workouts, non-bankruptcy workouts, and other out-of-court restructuring of debt. Her clients range from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups.

In addition to her traditional insolvency and restructuring work, Ms. Stenfeldt also assists companies in efficiently structuring business transactions and licenses to prevent losses and protect assets due to potential future insolvencies of others, and structures settlement agreements with financially troubled companies to optimize clients’ recovery of monies due.  She also represents purchasers of intellectual property and other assets from bankruptcy estates.

Finally, Ms. Stenfeldt represents bankruptcy trustees, assignees for the benefit of creditors, and state court real estate receivers and creditors in such proceedings.

Lillian has acted as outside general counsel to several technology and manufacturing organizations, attending board meetings and providing strategic advice to the board. Such engagements include issues involving plan confirmation, class action claims, preferences, policy buybacks, scope and terms of trusts and jurisdictional matters.

Prior to joining Rimon, Ms. Stenfeldt practiced as a partner with both Sedgwick and DLA, where she served as the Chair of the firms’ Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Groups.

Lillian is a long-time advocate for the advancement of professional women in the areas of law and in business. At Sedgwick, she was a founding member of the Sedgewick’s Women's Forum and served as its chair for 8 years. 

  • Rimon P.C. (Partner)
  • Sedgwick, LLP (Partner and Chair of Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Group, Management Committee)
  • DLA (Partner, Chair of Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Group)
  • Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon (Partner)
  • Stanford University (B.A., Economics)
  • Stanford University (M.A., Organizational Behavior)
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell (Internet Brands), 2020
  • Top Attorney in Northern California, San Francisco Magazine (Modern Luxury), 2017-2020
  • Top Women Attorneys in Northern California, San Francisco Magazine (Modern Luxury), 2017-2019
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation, Best Lawyers®  (BL Rankings LLC), 2012-2020
  • Women Leaders in the Law,, The Recorder (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2012
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters Corporation), 2014-2020
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters Corporation), 2005-2007