Kevin M. O'Malley


Kevin O’Malley concentrates his practice in financial services and commercial lending. He primarily represents commercial banks, mezzanine and second lien lenders, equity sponsors, and other institutional lenders and borrowers in asset-based and cash flow financing transactions over several industries.

Outside the Firm

Kevin is co-founder, president, and general counsel of Indie Brewing Company, a craft brewery and tasting room in downtown Los Angeles.


  • An agent, in connection with prepetition working capital revolving credit facility and post-petition DIP financing to aeronautics company. 
  • An agent, in connection with acquisition financing provided to purchaser of such company in 363 sale
  • A public company retailer, in $60 million working capital revolving credit facility
  • An agent, in multiple working capital facilities provided to distributors of produce and other agricultural products. Advised on issues related to PACA, PSA and California Processors Lien
  • An agent, in connection with $100 million revolving credit facility to public company engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and marketing of footwear for men, women and children, and other products utilizing specialized rubberized materials
  • An agent, in connection with working capital revolving credit facility and term loan to one of the nation’s largest recyclers of major household appliances for the energy conservation programs of electric utilities.
  • A former public company engaged in purchasing pools of consumer and health care receivables, in financing of $160 million acquisition.
  • A cellular telecommunications company, in connection with Circuit City and General Motors Chapter 11 proceedings.
  • An agent, in connection with $50 million working capital revolving credit facility to company engaged in sale of licensed and unlicensed headphones, apparel and accessories to the extreme sports / snowboarding markets.
  • An entertainment finance group of banks, in all aspects of Article 9 foreclosure sale of various film properties, including related screen plays and distribution, merchandising and intellectual property rights.
  • A film studio, in collateralizing obligations owing to studio under Revenue Sharing Agreement with major distributor.

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  • 2017, 40 Under 40 Award, Consumer Finance Association
  • 2012, “Rising Star” listed by the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel



  • American Bar Association
Professional Activities

Kevin is a former advisory board member of Back on My Feet (Los Angeles Chapter), a nonprofit organization that combats homelessness through the power of running, community support, and employment training. 

He is also a former board member of MEND (Meeting Each Need with Dignity), a nonprofit organization that assists individuals living in poverty.



  • California
  • Pennsylvania


  • Pennsylvania State University, BS
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD, cum laude