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Full title: Declaration That No Party Requested a Hearing on Motion (LBR 9013-1(o)(3)) for Order Authorizing Compromise of Controversy Regarding Distribution of Proceeds from the Sale of Airplanes with Proof of Service Filed by Trustee Elissa Miller (TR) (RE: related document(s)334 Motion to Approve Compromise Under Rule 9019 - Motion for Order Authorizing Compromise of Controversy Regarding Distribution of Proceeds from the Sale of Airplanes Pursuant to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9019; Memorandum of Points and Author). (Strok, Philip) (Entered: 06/01/2021)

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19 20 TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: 21 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Elissa D. Miller, the chapter 7 trustee for the bankruptcy estate (the "Estate") of Girardi Keese (the "GK Trustee"), has filed a Motion 22 for Order Authorizing Compromise of Controversy Regarding Distribution of Proceeds from the Sale of Airplanes Pursuant to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9019 (the 23 "Motion").As between the Girardi bankruptcy 10 estate and the GK bankruptcy estate, the foregoing distributions shall resolve any and all of their respective fraudulent transfer claims with P 11 respect to the Airplanes only; and L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626The compromise also avoids fraudulent transfer litigation against G&E that 24 would otherwise have to be pursued by one or both of the GK Trustee and/or Girardi Trustee.This Motion requests approval of a compromise between the GK Trustee, 3 Jason M. Rund, the chapter 7 trustee of the bankruptcy estate of Thomas V. Girardi (the 4 "Girardi Trustee"), and the Roy T. Eddleman Living Trust (the "Eddleman Trust").It is 1 therefore unclear whether GK or Girardi should be considered as the other member of 2 G&E, and this Motion seeks approval of compromise between the GK Trustee and the 3 Girardi Trustee regarding their respective disputed interests in G&E and the allocation of 4 the proceeds from the sale of the Airplanes.

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Nos., State Bar No. & Email Address SMILEY WANG-EKVALL, LLP Lei Lei Wang Ekvall, State Bar No. 163047 lekvall@swelawfirm.com Philip E. Strok, State Bar No. 169296 pstrok@swelawfirm.com Timothy W. Evanston, State Bar No. 319342 tevanston@swelawfirm.com 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Telephone: 714 445-1000 Movant(s) appearing without an attorney Attorney for Movant(s) UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA - L O S ANGELES DIVISIONIn re: CASE NO.: 2:20-bk-21022-BR CHAPTER:7 GIRARDI KEESE, DECLARATION THAT NO PARTY REQUESTED A HEARING ON MOTION LBR 9013-1(o)(3) [No Hearing Required] Debtor(s). 1. I am the Movant(s)or attorney for Movant(s)or employed by attorney for Movant(s). 2. On(date): 05/11/2021 Movant(s)filed a motion or application (Motion) entitled: MotionforOrderAuthorizingCompromiseofControversyRegardingDistributionofProceedsfromtheSaleofAirplanes3. A copy of the Motion and notice of motion is attached to this declaration. 4. On(date): 0 5 /1 1 / 2 0 2 1 Movant(s), served a copy of the notice of motion or the Motion and notice of motioon required parties using the method(s) identified on the Proof of Service of the notice of motion. 5. Pursuant to LBR 9013-1(o), the notice of motion provides that the deadline to fileand serve a written response andrequest for a hearing is 14 days after the date of service of the notice of motion, plus 3additional days if served bymail, or pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 5(b)(2)(D)or (F). 6. More than17 dayshave passed after Movant(s)served the notice of motion. 7. I checked the docket for this bankruptcy case and/or adversary proceeding, and no response and request for heariwas timely filed. 8. No response and request for hearing was timely served on Movant(s)via Notice of Electronic Filing, or at the streetaddress, email address, or facsimile number specified in the notice of motion.

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ovant(s)requests that the court grant the motion and enter an order without a hearing. declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of theUnited States that the foregoing is true and correct. Date: 06/01 / 2 0 2 1 /_s_/_P_h_il_ip__E_._S_t_ro_k__________________________________Signature _P_H_I_L_IP__E_._S_T_R__O_K_________________________________Printed name

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1 SMILEY WANG-EKVALL, LLP Lei Lei Wang Ekvall, State Bar No. 163047 2 lekvall@swelawfirm.com Philip E. Strok, State Bar No. 169296 3 pstrok@swelawfirm.com Timothy W. Evanston, State Bar No. 319342 4 tevanston@swelawfirm.com 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 5 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Telephone: 714 445-1000 6 Facsimile: 714 445-1002 7 Attorneys for Elissa D. Miller, Chapter 7 Trustee 8 9 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT 10 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA P 11 LOS ANGELES DIVISION L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Tel 714 445-1000 • Fax 714 445-100 111111234567 I G nI RreA RDI KEESE, Debtor. C NACDTTPCHORIOOhaUSasEO TTNTFep HICTRSE tCNeOREADIErBoD ROEL 7.UO UIEVR 2ZTF RE:AIO2IN OREML0FG SN-O 9RbA Y 0CkTUOI 1-ROIRL2FO9P1EME NP0L GPOR 2AFAR2FONOR-O CBEBRDMRESA IOIEN NSPRDGEKUDS RROE UFSFRRPU OTACMNYT S 18 [No Hearing Required Pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-1(o)] 19 20 TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: 21 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Elissa D. Miller, the chapter 7 trustee for the bankruptcy estate (the "Estate") of Girardi Keese (the "GK Trustee"), has filed a Motion 22 for Order Authorizing Compromise of Controversy Regarding Distribution of Proceeds from the Sale of Airplanes Pursuant to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9019 (the 23 "Motion"). The Trustee is requesting that the Motion be granted without a hearing as provided in Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-1(o) unless a party in interest timely files and 24 serves a written opposition to the Motion and requests a hearing. The Motion is summarized as follows: 25 1. The Motion requests approval of a compromise between the GK Trustee, 26 Jason M. Rund, the chapter 7 trustee of the bankruptcy estate of Thomas V. Girardi (the "Girardi Trustee"), and the Roy T. Eddleman Living Trust (the "Eddleman Trust"). The 27 compromise involves the marketing and sale of two airplanes owned by a non-debtor entity, G & E Partners LLC ("G&E"), and the allocation of proceeds from the sale. 28

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1 2. G&E is the owner of two airplanes: (1) a 1990 Gulfstream G-IV, FAA registration mark N711GL ("Gulfstream") and (2) a 2000 Beechcraft Super King Air 350, 2 FAA registration mark N350GL ("Super King"). The Gulfstream and Super King are collectively referred to as the "Airplanes." The Airplanes are unencumbered but the 3 carrying costs to maintain the Airplanes are substantial. 4 3. According to the G&E Operating Agreement, Girardi Keese ("GK") holds a 66.67% interest in G&E and the Eddleman Trust holds a 33.33% interest. The Girardi 5 Trustee disputes that GK is the real owner of the 66.67% interest in G&E because, he alleges, that it was Thomas V. Girardi who contributed cash and Airplanes as capital to 6 G&E, not GK, even though the Operating Agreement attributes those contributions to GK. 7 4. G&E wants to sell the Airplanes and, through the compromise, the GK Trustee and the Girardi Trustee have authorized the Eddleman Trust to market and sell 8 the Airplanes. The Motion seeks an order (1) approving the appointment of the Eddleman Trust to take the steps necessary to dispose of the Airplanes for G&E and 9 (2) approving the compromise between the parties regarding the distribution of the sale proceeds as outlined in the Motion. The compromise resolves disputes and related 10 fraudulent transfer claims as to G&E and the Airplanes and ensures that the Estate will receive a substantial distribution once the Airplanes are sold. P 11 L 2 5. The Eddleman Trust has funded certain of the operating and maintenance MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Tel 714 445-1000 • Fax 714 445-100 111111234567 etPoortpsooeexfnra fopt ftpey bhucefrmroeeenornereh decsted6dhea.ne x .s el tst fpbTso d boe”eho )ayfnlwe f oo s sG GiewEn tTethni& h:rsdhb ate tEedeehur re d,h“enGi Rnliiat m nisKogellc faar t ili TmholunnGeefrdt b uoTK oGiufns r,ifaruri tgrtstsensaoh taet t rgeha obd,he ogflAitae thsrtohies heerPre pee sreaGGlm aotxywwKin erpmfiaea otneaherrs tndn A n pt(saidhtit arehsTn epwis”edrd l)u aP i . tl“t ashlnroA ti caeo etgpootsrer rn t te,Paoiht seialvean msion yduoofdmeee tl$ hdn teft1he toon(”0ertr) t hf 5, smut Ee,ht n9hade epd9erdm ea 2d lGs eby.ihsa6mmeiertl1riraareei ebro(nnndtiufh ntt iT st’Ge tsic oer h&uo“onrPemsElr lro ter G esifwhco aKtotarahif vfvt’se seeew rolp s yhambao iglclriaergthied oa eaentedr ed S 18 (a) In consultation with, and with the written approval of both the GK Trustee and the Girardi Trustee, the Eddleman Trust will engage a broker to 19 facilitate the sale of the Airplanes. The Eddleman Trust will consult with both the GK Trustee and the Girardi Trustee with respect to any purchase offers received 20 for each of the Airplanes. 21 (b) Following the approval by the GK Trustee and the Girardi Trustee of a purchase offer for the sale of each of the Airplanes, the Eddleman Trust is 22 authorized, on behalf of G&E, to sell the Airplanes and to execute and deliver any documents necessary and proper to transfer title to the Airplanes and to 23 consummate the sales. 24 (c) The Reimbursable Payments will be reimbursed to the Eddleman Trust from the net sales proceeds from the sale of the first of the two Airplanes. 25 Following the repayment in full of the Reimbursable Payments, (i) all subsequent operating and maintenance expenses of G&E will be paid by G&E from the net 26 sales proceeds that were not used to repay the Reimbursable Payments, and (ii) the Eddleman Trust will no longer be requested to make any further payments on 27 behalf of, or advances to G&E. 28

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1 (d) The sale proceeds from the sale of the Airplanes shall be distributed as follows: 2 (1) First, to pay any broker's commissions and all other costs of 3 sale; 4 (2) Second, to reimburse the Eddleman Trust for the Reimbursable Payments, with any dispute regarding the validity and 5 reasonableness of the Reimbursable Payments being resolved by the Bankruptcy Court; 6 (3) Third, to pay all operating and maintenance expenses of G&E 7 other than the Reimbursable Payments; 8 (4) The balance of the net sale proceeds following the sale of both Airplanes will be distributed equally among the Eddleman Trust, the 9 Girardi Trustee for the benefit of the Girardi bankruptcy estate, and the GK Trustee for the benefit of the Estate. As between the Girardi bankruptcy 10 estate and the GK bankruptcy estate, the foregoing distributions shall resolve any and all of their respective fraudulent transfer claims with P 11 respect to the Airplanes only; and L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Tel 714 445-1000 • Fax 714 445-100 111111234567 bwttarhheseieeslsllio oeRrblecvuaecietnaii78emsokt..ie n vrtbudh.eu p a wrIottsnc niiatTT (ythtee b hhhi e-)slepeet es h of taaTAiPasrbidrgtsraueTs iryaobsseehmnflt neee eadtcme henA lenire dteeng it g onsanerGafe,tseg &taetiotosio o mEnpt c intra aroheer obtneeinsefcl sl toedater ehiel t esvanitesnh ednss ugi psdusual ta atbf nsiorornljyote e fi rt e mttcehpethsltseox e e ttoitwthmo reebl eu einneBen trstsnisteaioeiaattv nn rulleti eekn,ofn r rsttn oaauehmtesfbupre gie ltdtn iehcnGosui eymt ttlK ti oe aohCAi nztfeEaiio etort rspuhA trntrtilrehaivasatr ee tpnnEaea lseparas nfaisptnsteda n,krera todat sesnhcv f . lettaaaa eeh nnliTqreT.m d dhu drG us eiecGt sai odbrEt&baseueslrtEectesdtwta . ii n etege n S Estate would have to litigate their claims against each other, which would require a 18 significant investment of time and resources. Given the state of the GK Estate's books and records, the litigation would be risky and difficult. The Trustee believes that the 19 upside is marginal even if the Trustee were to be successful in the litigation, and no litigation is without risk. The GK Trustee evaluated the potential strengths and 20 weaknesses of the Estate's position in the potential litigation and negotiated the settlement described in the Motion in an effort to maximize the return to creditors. 21 9. The compromise expedites the marketing and sale of the Airplanes and the 22 distribution of the sale proceeds. In the absence of the settlement, the delay in resolving the issues between the GK Estate and the Girardi Estate will result in substantial costs to 23 maintain the Airplanes which will unnecessarily erode equity to the detriment of all parties. The compromise also avoids fraudulent transfer litigation against G&E that 24 would otherwise have to be pursued by one or both of the GK Trustee and/or Girardi Trustee. 25 10. The compromise was entered into in good faith and was negotiated at arm's 26 length. 27 DEADLINE FOR FILING AND SERVING OPPOSITION PAPERS AND REQUEST FOR A HEARING: Pursuant to LBR 9013-1(o), any party who opposes the 28 Motion may request a hearing on the Motion. The deadline to file and serve a written

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1 opposition and request for hearing is 14 days after the date of service of this notice, plus 3 additional days if you were served by mail or pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 5(b)(2)(D) or (F). 2 If you timely file and serve a written opposition and request for a hearing, the 3 Trustee will file and serve a notice of hearing at least 14 days in advance of the hearing. 4 If you fail to comply with this deadline: 5 (a) The Trustee will file a declaration to indicate (1) the Motion was properly served, (2) the response period elapsed, and (3) no party filed and served 6 a written opposition and request for a hearing within 14 days after the date of service of the notice; 7 (b) The Trustee will lodge an order that the Court may use to grant the 8 Motion; and 9 (c) The Court may treat your failure as a waiver of your right to oppose the Motion and may grant the Motion without further hearing and notice. 10 P 11 L 2 DATED: May 11, 2021 SMILEY WANG-EKVALL, LLP MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Tel 714 445-1000 • Fax 714 445-100 111111234567 By: ACPtH htoaILrpnItPee/ rysE s/7 . P fTSohrrTiu lERispltO ieEsKes. a S Dtro. kM iller, S 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

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PROOF OF SERVICE OF DOCUMENT I am over the age of 18 and not a party to this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding. My business address is 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. A true and correct copy of the foregoing document entitled (specify): NOTICE OF MOTION FOR ORDER AUTHORIZING COMPROMISE OF CONTROVERSY REGARDING DISTRIBUTION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF AIRPLANES PURSUANT TO FEDERAL RULE OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE 9019 will be served or was served (a) on the judge in chambers in the form and manner required by LBR 5005-2(d); and (b) in the manner stated below: 1.TO BE SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (NEF): Pursuant to controlling GeneralOrders and LBR, the foregoing document will be served by the court via NEF and hyperlink to the document. On (date)May 11, 2021 I checked the CM/ECF docket for this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding and determined that thefollowing persons are on the Electronic Mail Notice List to receive NEF transmission at the email addresses stated belowService information continued on attached pag 2. SERVED BY UNITED STATES MAIL: On (date) May 11, 2021, I served the following persons and/or entities at the last known addresses in this bankruptcycase or adversary proceeding by placing a true and correct copy thereof in a sealed envelope in the United States mail,first class, postage prepaid, and addressed as follows. Listing the judge here constitutes a declaration that mailing to thejudge will be completed no later than 24 hours after the document is filed. The Honorable Barry Russell U.S. Bankruptcy Court Roybal Federal Building 255 E. Temple Street, Suite 1660 Los Angeles, CA 90012 Service information continued on attached pag 3. SERVED BY PERSONAL DELIVERY, OVERNIGHT MAIL, FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION OR EMAIL (state method for each person or entity served): Pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 5 and/or controlling LBR, on (date) , I served the following persons and/or entities by personal delivery, overnight mail service, or (for those who consented in writing to such service method), by facsimile transmission and/or email as follows. Listing the judge here constitutes a declaration that personal delivery on, or overnight mail to, the judge will be completed no later than 24 hours after the document is filed. Service information continued on attached pag I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the foregoing is true and correct. May 11, 2021 Gabriela Gomez-Cruz /s/ Gabriela Gomez-Cruz Date PrintedName Signature

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ADDITIONAL SERVICE INFORMATION (if needed): 1. SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (“NEF”) Kyra E Andrassy kandrassy@swelawfirm.com, lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;gcruz@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Rafey Balabanian rbalabanian@edelson.com, docket@edelson.com •Michelle Balady mb@bedfordlg.com, leo@bedfordlg.com •William C Beall will@beallandburkhardt.com, carissa@beallandburkhardt.com •Ori S Blumenfeld Ori@MarguliesFaithLaw.com, Helen@MarguliesFaithLaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithLaw.com;Vicky@MarguliesFaithLaw.com •Richard D Buckley richard.buckley@arentfox.com •Marie E Christiansen mchristiansen@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,marie-christiansen-4166@ecf.pacerpro.com •Jennifer Witherell Crastz jcrastz@hrhlaw.com •Ashleigh A Danker Ashleigh.danker@dinsmore.com, SDCMLFiles@DINSMORE.COM;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.com •Clifford S Davidson csdavidson@swlaw.com, jlanglois@swlaw.com;cliff-davidson-7586@ecf.pacerpro.com •Lei Lei Wang Ekvall lekvall@swelawfirm.com, lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;gcruz@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Richard W Esterkin richard.esterkin@morganlewis.com •Timothy W Evanston tevanston@swelawfirm.com, gcruz@swelawfirm.com;lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Jeremy Faith Jeremy@MarguliesFaithlaw.com, Helen@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Vicky@MarguliesFaithlaw.com •James J Finsten , jimfinsten@hotmail.com •Alan W Forsley alan.forsley@flpllp.com, awf@fkllawfirm.com,awf@fl-lawyers.net,addy.flores@flpllp.com •Eric D Goldberg eric.goldberg@dlapiper.com, eric-goldberg-1103@ecf.pacerpro.com •Andrew Goodman agoodman@andyglaw.com, Goodman.AndrewR102467@notify.bestcase.com •Suzanne C Grandt suzanne.grandt@calbar.ca.gov, joan.randolph@calbar.ca.gov •Steven T Gubner sgubner@bg.law, ecf@bg.law •Marshall J Hogan mhogan@swlaw.com, knestuk@swlaw.com •Sheryl K Ith sith@cookseylaw.com, sith@ecf.courtdrive.com •Razmig Izakelian razmigizakelian@quinnemanuel.com •Lewis R Landau Lew@Landaunet.com •Daniel A Lev dlev@sulmeyerlaw.com, ccaldwell@sulmeyerlaw.com;dlev@ecf.inforuptcy.com •Elizabeth A Lombard elombard@zwickerpc.com, bknotices@zwickerpc.com •Craig G Margulies Craig@MarguliesFaithlaw.com, Vicky@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Helen@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithlaw.com •Peter J Mastan peter.mastan@dinsmore.com, SDCMLFiles@dinsmore.com;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.com •Edith R. Matthai ematthai@romalaw.com, lrobie@romalaw.com •Kenneth Miller kmiller@pmcos.com, efilings@pmcos.com •Elissa Miller (TR) CA71@ecfcbis.com, MillerTrustee@Sulmeyerlaw.com;C124@ecfcbis.com;ccaldwell@sulmeyerlaw.com •Eric A Mitnick MitnickLaw@aol.com, mitnicklaw@gmail.com •Scott H Olson solson@vedderprice.com, scott-olson- 2161@ecf.pacerpro.com,ecfsfdocket@vedderprice.com,nortega@vedderprice.com •Leonard Pena lpena@penalaw.com, penasomaecf@gmail.com;penalr72746@notify.bestcase.com •Michael J Quinn mquinn@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,michael-quinn-2870@ecf.pacerpro.com •David M Reeder david@reederlaw.com, secretary@reederlaw.com •Ronald N Richards ron@ronaldrichards.com, morani@ronaldrichards.com •Kevin C Ronk Kevin@portilloronk.com, Attorneys@portilloronk.com •William F Savino wsavino@woodsoviatt.com, lherald@woodsoviatt.com •Kenneth John Shaffer johnshaffer@quinnemanuel.com •Richard M Steingard , awong@steingardlaw.com •Philip E Strok pstrok@swelawfirm.com, gcruz@swelawfirm.com;1garrett@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Boris Treyzon jfinnerty@actslaw.com, sgonzales@actslaw.com • United States Trustee (LA) ustpregion16.la.ecf@usdoj.gov •Eric D Winston ericwinston@quinnemanuel.com •Christopher K.S. Wong christopher.wong@arentfox.com, yvonne.li@arentfox.com •Timothy J Yoo tjy@lnbyb.com

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EXHIBIT "2"

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1 SMILEY WANG-EKVALL, LLP Lei Lei Wang Ekvall, State Bar No. 163047 2 lekvall@swelawfirm.com Philip E. Strok, State Bar No. 169296 3 pstrok@swelawfirm.com Timothy W. Evanston, State Bar No. 319342 4 tevanston@swelawfirm.com 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 5 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Telephone: 714 445-1000 6 Facsimile: 714 445-1002 7 Attorneys for Elissa D. Miller, Chapter 7 Trustee 8 9 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT 10 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA P 11 LOS ANGELES DIVISION L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 I G nI RreA RDI KEESE, C C MCRPAR90RahOEIUOR1saGOLMT9PepEACI;P LtO Ne MREROArNoE DEONF7. DFIM E2MNBOS:SO2IGAS R 0FRPN ED -ROAUbK IOOkSNRRR-FMTD2DSU R1U UECPT0IRMAOTBH2N C2N UEAO-TYTT BUSF IRTRPTOA POO HRLNOV OOE FIOE NRCEOFRTEIDFZ SSDE IYN URA GRAN ELD S Debtor. AUTHORITIES; DECLARATION OF 18 ELISSA D. MILLER IN SUPPORT 19 [No Hearing Required Pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-1(o)] 20 21 22 TO THE HONORABLE BARRY RUSSELL, UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE: 23 Elissa D. Miller, the chapter 7 trustee for the bankruptcy estate (the "Estate") of 24 Girardi Keese (the "GK Trustee"), submits this Motion for Order Authorizing Compromise 25 of Controversy Regarding Distribution of Proceeds from the Sale of Airplanes Pursuant to 26 Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9019 (the "Motion"). In support of the Motion, the 27 Trustee submits the following memorandum of points and authorities and the attached 28 Declaration of Elissa D. Miller.

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1 I. INTRODUCTION 2 This Motion requests approval of a compromise between the GK Trustee, 3 Jason M. Rund, the chapter 7 trustee of the bankruptcy estate of Thomas V. Girardi (the 4 "Girardi Trustee"), and the Roy T. Eddleman Living Trust (the "Eddleman Trust"). The 5 compromise involves the marketing and sale of two airplanes owned by a non-debtor 6 entity, G & E Partners LLC ("G&E"), and the allocation of proceeds from the sale. 7 According to the G&E Operating Agreement, Girardi Keese ("GK") holds a 66.67% 8 interest in G&E and the Eddleman Trust holds a 33.33% interest. The Girardi Trustee 9 disputes that GK is the real owner of the 66.67% interest in G&E because, he alleges, 10 that it was Thomas V. Girardi who contributed cash and airplanes as capital to G&E, not P 11 GK, even though the Operating Agreement attributes those contributions to GK. L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 tTtcohhouheemtisl iGsn pMteeirrodoGapm trs&iidno insEi n teeTh w csribuseeae ssenMttskwetasosee rt t aieyooh nnn atso .ovte he rdlTedl i ash tehppuerae ot (hcr 1satooie)eirm r aipsozpp lfear rpetdnohrg emoetahsv iraei sdnai eriEgnnp rddglteah,d s ntetlhohee ealrmsvo p edaufposingso r tdh iTrGni isbtrth&umpuesEutei tto c neatnootsn m o odmaffp n (attr2dhhor)k eem rea e Esitpls aadapetldnere,o ld detpvh msirfenroeaa gcGlunl e tKtd hehTu edeTrlu se ra sunaitsrt s ptto ela etna aeknsed. S 18 transfer claims as to G&E and the airplanes and ensures that the Estate will receive a 19 substantial distribution once the airplanes are sold. The compromise is fair and 20 reasonable and in the best interest of the Estate and, therefore, the Trustee respectfully 21 requests that the Motion be approved. 22 23 II. BACKGROUND 24 A. The Debtor's Bankruptcy Case 25 On December 18, 2020, an involuntary chapter 7 bankruptcy petition was filed 26 against Girardi Keese ("GK") commencing Case No. 2:20-bk-21022-BR (the "GK 27 Bankruptcy Case") in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (the 28 “Bankruptcy Court"). The petitioning creditors moved for the appointment of an interim

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1 trustee which was granted by the Bankruptcy Court by order entered January 5, 2021. 2 The GK Trustee was appointed as the interim chapter 7 trustee on January 6, 2021. The 3 order for relief was entered January 13, 2021 and, the same date, the GK Trustee was 4 reappointed and has been serving in that capacity since. 5 B. The Thomas V. Girardi Bankruptcy Case 6 On December 18, 2020, an involuntary chapter 7 bankruptcy petition was also filed 7 against Thomas V. Girardi ("Girardi"). The Girardi Trustee was appointed interim trustee 8 on January 5, 2021. The order for relief was entered in that case on January 13, 2021, 9 and the Girardi Trustee was reappointed as chapter 7 trustee. The case is pending 10 before the Bankruptcy Court as Case No. 2:20-bk-21020-BR (the "Girardi Bankruptcy P 11 Case"). L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 mrcceoaaglrlrriesykcti nrNtaigCGv7te i.&1co lo1ynE Gs r mitesLsGfa ett(rho&"rkrGe EemN udo a3Pl wfti5saonnt0r treaatGenrsian Le omt rhtf(h s""etS)ew L" auoAALnp iaCidrerpip rr(l pla2aKln)ani neneagses 2" .s)a"0.: r 0 e(TT10 hsh) B euea be AG1sei9trcuap9hlnfl0castr itnaGareelfu.tsa l Smfasur tearpe neuadrnm KeS inGuncpg-uIe VAmr ,iK brF e3inAr5geA0 d a,r erFbeguA itAs tt hraet ion S 18 Under the Amended and Restated Operating Agreement of G&E dated April 1, 19 2019 (the “Operating Agreement”), the Eddleman Trust (33.33%) and GK (66.67%) are 20 the members of G&E. However, the Girardi Trustee contends that GK's capital 21 contribution to G&E (in the form of cash and the Airplanes) was actually made by Girardi. 22 Documents and pleadings in the GK Trustee and Girardi Trustee’s possession indicate 23 that Girardi may have been the owner of the Airplanes before the Airplanes were 24 transferred to G&E as a capital contribution. In addition, the Girardi Trustee contends 25 that Girardi contributed $1 million in cash to G&E from Girardi's personal funds. 26 However, documents also indicate that GK held title to the Airplanes before they were 27 transferred to G&E. In addition, GK's books and records reflect that GK spent 28 approximately $1 million annually on maintenance and repair of the Airplanes. It is

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1 therefore unclear whether GK or Girardi should be considered as the other member of 2 G&E, and this Motion seeks approval of compromise between the GK Trustee and the 3 Girardi Trustee regarding their respective disputed interests in G&E and the allocation of 4 the proceeds from the sale of the Airplanes. 5 D. Agreement to Sell the Airplanes 6 Since the bankruptcy petitions were filed against GK and Girardi, and with the 7 approval of the GK Trustee and the Girardi Trustee, the Eddleman Trust has funded 8 certain of the operating and maintenance expenses of G&E, including those expenses 9 that the other member of G&E (either Girardi or GK) was obligated to fund under the 10 Operating Agreement. As of the date of the Agreement (defined below), in addition to its P 11 obligations under the Operating Agreement, the Eddleman Trust has paid a total of L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 $(spAia)1oi rl0rmpet5ilsoaa, 9nnrekT9 efoefh2softe . ru6ttth hs1nGee, t K( i (leAti hitxT)hie rpraep ue“u lPasfntinhtrsresieoeoets rsro,i z Pfrfteo heat rheltay hes mtGeai nt eliwerEgna,o d ttra osddAn” il) teidhrT mpo ertnluha am sennbt eae eETsihendr a,utid selasfl ne nsto amodtfon l daGt chcn ei(oer t aThn oErretfdiu dn Gipsd uota&le erhyE mmfGau saaKen nnand. d gti Tns rtr gehhu eeeGsd troi e rhtpaaoaerf vdtmreeai’ras t ai nmooganarrg edoGeeef K d tthoh ’steneo S 18 behalf of Girardi or GK, together with the Prior Payments are herein collectively referred 19 to as the “Reimbursable Payments”); and (iii) resolve their disputes regarding their 20 respective claims in connection with the Airplanes. 21 22 III. THE AGREEMENT 23 Based on the foregoing, the GK Trustee, the Girardi Trustee, and the Eddleman 24 Trust have agreed to proceed with the sale of the Airplanes and to provide for the 25 distribution of the sale proceeds by entering into an agreement (the “Agreement”), the 26 salient terms of which are set forth below: 27 28

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1 A. The Eddleman Trust's Authority to Market and Sell the Airplanes 2 In consultation with, and with the written approval of both the GK Trustee and the 3 Girardi Trustee, the Eddleman Trust will engage a broker to facilitate the sale of the 4 Airplanes. The Eddleman Trust will consult with both the GK Trustee and the Girardi 5 Trustee with respect to any purchase offers received for each of the Airplanes. 6 Following the approval by the GK Trustee and the Girardi Trustee of a purchase 7 offer for the sale of each of the Airplanes, the Eddleman Trust is authorized, on behalf of 8 G&E, to sell the Airplanes and to execute and deliver any documents necessary and 9 proper to transfer title to the Airplanes and to consummate the sales. 10 B. Reimbursement of Costs to the Eddleman Trust P 11 The Reimbursable Payments will be reimbursed to the Eddleman Trust from the L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 nrmwloeeenaptrg iaenseya tnerml eCnobesate. n un ptrcs erieeonq dc uDefe uetxieolsspld ttoerersefnid bpfts rhatueooeytsm i m oRto htneafhe ikGe omRe &fs be aSaEuinmla rewysl be aoifulu blfP rrbltsetrhehao eP ebcp rfaleaei rpyei sdPmadt yaboesmyyfn m tetGhsne,e& tn(s Etit )wso ,afon ralo lA bnmseidur hp tb(halisaie)lefn tqnoehuefse,et . o Ens rFatd aolodedlpllseove mwapranrianotcnigcne e gTsteh ratudeonss dGt t hw&aiEltl .n o S 18 The sale proceeds from the sale of the Airplanes shall be distributed as follows: 19 1. First, to pay any broker's commissions and all other costs of sale; 20 2. Second, to reimburse the Eddleman Trust for the Reimbursable 21 Payments, with any dispute regarding the validity and reasonableness of the 22 Reimbursable Payments being resolved by the Bankruptcy Court; 23 3. Third, to pay all operating and maintenance expenses of G&E other 24 than the Reimbursable Payments; 25 4. The balance of the net sale proceeds following the sale of both 26 Airplanes will be distributed equally among the Eddleman Trust, the Girardi Trustee for 27 the benefit of the Girardi bankruptcy estate, and the GK Trustee for the benefit of the 28 Estate. As between the Girardi bankruptcy estate and the GK bankruptcy estate, the

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1 foregoing distributions shall resolve any and all of their respective fraudulent transfer 2 claims with respect to the Airplanes only; and 3 5. The Agreement is subject to Bankruptcy Court approval. 4 A copy of the Agreement which fully sets forth the terms of the Agreement is 5 attached hereto as Exhibit "1." 6 7 IV. MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES 8 A. The Court Can Approve the Agreement 9 Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure ("FRBP") 9019(a) provides, in part, that a 10 court may approve a compromise per motion by the trustee and after a hearing on notice P 11 to the debtor, all creditors, and all interested parties. The standard to be applied to the L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 adic1nrpi3cfefp7oidc7rniout,vo vl1te"rai3esTnl ,8shio e a0efinnn - a8cb dc e1as ot neho(llk9teertr tl cduehrteepm iCoaltacensiryyn o.o tonc1 nioac9n acub8ca rll6jeutus )ndhi.do eeagnsssmes tgd ehor neebf t ayt,ph ttrr eholea ebsct iaooctublmoudimltpieitoryp oni lnoem tfxah iissprtoyuep u.cro ocg fIe vhntish nlrsieegt i og mAcfao a at&mitont enpCyr ,r ,l oPi attmihnrgoediasp teiieinnoxrgtntpei ,eaer etsgnhs,rs ete7es e8, om4f eFn.2tsd. " S 18 See id. In approving a settlement agreement, the court must find that it is fair and 19 equitable and the product of good-faith negotiations. See id. Generally speaking, the 20 court may defer to the business judgment of the debtor-in-possession or trustee in 21 deciding whether to settle a matter. See In re Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group, 22 Inc., 292 B.R. 415, 420 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 2003). The court need not conclude that the 23 proposed settlement is the best possible compromise, but only that the settlement is 24 "within the reasonable range of litigation possibilities." See In re World Health 25 Alternatives, Inc., 344 B.R. 291, 296 (Bankr. D. Del. 2006). Similarly, the court need not, 26 and should not conduct a "mini-trial" on the compromised claims but simply determine 27 that disputes related to those claims exist. See In re Schmitt, 215 B.R. 417, 423 (B.A.P. 28 9th Cir. 1997) ("When assessing a compromise, courts need not rule upon disputed facts

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1 and questions of law, but rather only canvass the issues. A mini-trial on the merits is not 2 required."); see also, In re Hermitage Inn, Inc., 66 B.R. 71, 72 (Bankr. D. Colo. 1986) 3 ("[T]he court's assessment does not require resolution of the issues, but only their 4 identification, so that the reasonableness of the settlement may be evaluated."). It is 5 enough that the court conclude the probability of success is uncertain. See, e.g., In re 6 America West Airlines, Inc., 214 B.R. 382, 386 (Bankr. D. Ariz. 1997). 7 B. The Agreement is Fair and Reasonable 8 The Agreement is the result of extensive negotiations and the Trustee believes 9 that it is fair and reasonable and in the best interest of the Estate. The Estate will receive 10 one-third of the net proceeds from the sale of the Airplanes, after deducting the P 11 Reimbursable Payments, to resolve any potential fraudulent transfer claims between the L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 bwttthoimaie tlnhie tak i pgarbuaonsTpstedehtsn c reitycbeh elTseee orio sruluti ftasc riagclttaee eaciessmtoi .onan s nensG a dgeiigfov n Gatetshiina&une tasE etphlt d arree eert athslsaicetoiatshsiln ut seowgtei to ohetttnoferl ee, tr thm ,thu hewenee iGhnar G ibtKic nlKth eotEe wEtmsroeost aistanuattrilesmdtre' i sviri nz aeeb en tqoah dutoteh ikrta ehAesn e ir arai epsG nqskladiiusrgn a irntaeeraindsfcbiid co laeE arcnd nsrodsettsa ,sGi ttntsoeh&v l aeuewEst silo.soit tmuoinglc.dea i antIhinttoae onvdf e S 18 would be risky and difficult. The Trustee believes that the upside is marginal even if the 19 Trustee were to be successful in the litigation, and no litigation is without risk. The GK 20 Trustee evaluated the potential strengths and weaknesses of the Estate's position in the 21 potential litigation and negotiated the settlement described in this Motion in an effort to 22 maximize the return to creditors. 23 The compromise expedites the marketing and sale of the Airplanes and the 24 distribution of the sale proceeds. In the absence of the settlement, the delay in resolving 25 the issues between the GK Estate and the Girardi Estate will result in substantial costs to 26 maintain the Airplanes which will unnecessarily erode equity to the detriment of all 27 parties. The compromise also avoids fraudulent transfer litigation against G&E that 28

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1 would otherwise have to be pursued by one or both of the GK Trustee and/or Girardi 2 Trustee. 3 The compromise was entered into in good faith and was negotiated at arm's 4 length. 5 6 V. CONCLUSION 7 For these reasons, the Trustee respectfully requests that the Court enter an order8 providing for the following relief: 9 1. Granting the Motion; 10 2. Authorizing the Trustee to enter into the Agreement; P 11 3. Approving the terms of the Agreement, a copy of which is attachedL 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 haDecAtriTeoEtnoDs a :r se MaEsaxohyn45 ib_a..1_ibt1 _l"y,1 n2";AFe0 ou2cret1 hss osuracizrhiyn o gtoth t eehferf e rTecrltiRuuesaef ttsaeepse et httchoete f eut eCxllreyom cususrut t boemmf aatihntytey ed ddAe,oge crmuem ejumesnet tnastn ;o dr ntaekcee sasnayry. S 18 SMILEY WANG-EKVALL, LLP 19 By: 20 /s/ Philip E. Strok PHILIP E. STROK 21 Attorneys for Elissa D. Miller, Chapter 7 Trustee 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

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1 DECLARATION OF ELISSA D. MILLER 2 3 I, Elissa D. Miller, declare as follows: 4 1. I am the duly appointed Chapter 7 Trustee in the bankruptcy case of Girardi 5 Keese. I am also a partner at the law firm SulmeyerKupetz, a Professional Corporation. 6 I know each of the following facts to be true of my own personal knowledge, except as 7 otherwise stated and, if called as a witness, I could and would competently testify with 8 respect thereto. I make this declaration in support of the Motion for Order Authorizing 9 Compromise of Controversy Regarding Distribution of Proceeds from the Sale of 10 Airplanes Pursuant to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9019 (the "Motion"). Unless P 11 otherwise defined in this declaration, all terms defined in the Motion are incorporated L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 haGcoerKenr etu(ri6ninb6 e23ub.n6..ty ic7o tu%nhm it)so b GGar eGes&&rf e&eiEEtdsrE ’es ismb n ( Ouictnehtep mett.ehh brceeaeu tfcrriosnraer.gr mn r HyAt ioonogfwgwr ec encaeveosmersh erto ,san f t ntaht hdierdee teG hsAneiurti irabfApirseldiartsaipn Tnlteahtrsnieua.e s lE. stI ed )a edwm lcea omsinn aaftoecnrnt muTdaersuld lyts h ttm ha(at3a tG3d t.Keh3 e3'bs % yAc )iaGr papirlniataadnrl d eis. S 18 Documents and pleadings in my possession and in the Girardi Trustee's possession 19 indicate that Girardi may have been the owner of the Airplanes before the Airplanes were 20 transferred to G&E as a capital contribution. In addition, the Girardi Trustee contends 21 that Girardi contributed $1 million in cash to G&E from Girardi's personal funds. 22 However, documents also indicate that GK held title to the Airplanes before they were 23 transferred to G&E. In addition, GK's books and records reflect that GK spent 24 approximately $1 million annually on maintenance and repair of the Airplanes. 25 4. Since the bankruptcy petitions were filed against GK and Girardi, and with 26 my approval and approval of the Girardi Trustee, the Eddleman Trust has funded certain 27 of the operating and maintenance expenses of G&E, including those expenses that the 28 other member of G&E (either Girardi or GK) was obligated to fund under the Operating

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1 Agreement. As of the date of the Agreement, the Eddleman Trust has paid a total of 2 $105,992.61 on behalf of Girardi or GK. 3 5. The Girardi Trustee, the Eddleman Trust, and I have agreed to (i) market 4 the Airplanes for sale, and the Eddleman Trust has agreed to manage the sales efforts. 5 6. The Agreement, a true copy of which is attached as Exhibit "1," is the result 6 of extensive negotiations and I believe it is fair and reasonable and in the best interest of 7 the Estate. The Estate will receive one-third of the net proceeds from the sale of the 8 Airplanes, after deducting the Reimbursable Payments, to resolve any potential 9 fraudulent transfer claims between the bankruptcy estates and G&E relating to their 10 interests in the Airplanes and G&E. P 11 7. I negotiated this settlement to minimize the risks and costs associated with L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 Tel 714 445-1000 • Fax 714 445-100 111111234567 paltwtiiotmboio gssbueaesel tdina ebs cn lbuetedhec le ocrirteiefiirsg ss akcaos yltcufai uooraimclnn nei snsdisfe .atdnt hh gisGefeafu i icilavpniutleais glrnttre.a t eistt ehiIaoo sebcln u hwe,st lietaiooearntnvtehed,e e ut onrhtn,hfo e awat hblGtiht eliteiKghc Gahe tEot Kiwu soa ptoEnrasru stiiievsldtdae ewa t r eaneiist'tdsqh am uobtnhiuaor eetero g rqkGaiissun iks riaata.ia gln r benIdd lvieie f eriEv cernasaec ltnuiosaft aort tdeihtlnues ewvtd,i eoE tothsnhuset.etlm da lIi ptentheiong a ttwtahve oteeenifo r t teinoa l S 18 strengths and weaknesses of the Estate's position in the potential litigation and 19 negotiated the settlement in an effort to maximize the return to creditors. 20 8. The compromise expedites the marketing and sale of the Airplanes and the 21 distribution of the sale proceeds. In the absence of the settlement, the delay in resolving 22 the issues between the GK Estate and the Girardi Estate will result in substantial costs to 23 maintain the Airplanes which will unnecessarily erode equity to the detriment of all 24 parties. The compromise also avoids fraudulent transfer litigation against G&E that 25 would otherwise have to be pursued by one or both of me, for the Estate, and/or the 26 Girardi Trustee. 27 9. The compromise was entered into in good faith and was negotiated at arm's 28 length.

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1 I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America 2 that the foregoing is true and correct. 3 Executed on this 10th day of May, 2021, at Los Angeles, California. 4 5 ELISSA D. MILLER 6 7 8 9 10 P 11 L 2 MILEY WANG-EKVALL, L 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250 Costa Mesa, California 92626 1000 • Fax 714 445Tel 714 445--100 111111234567 S 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

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PROOF OF SERVICE OF DOCUMENT I am over the age of 18 and not a party to this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding. My business address is 3200 Park Center Drive, Suite 250, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. A true and correct copy of the foregoing document entitled (specify): MOTION FOR ORDER AUTHORIZING COMPROMISE OCONTROVERSY REGARDING DISTRIBUTION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF AIRPLANES PURSUANT TO FEDERAL RULE OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE 9019; MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES; DECLARATION OF ELISSA D. MILLER IN SUPPORT will be served or was served (a) on the judge in chambers in the form and manner required by LBR 5005-2(d); and (b) in the manner stated below: 1.TO BE SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (NEF): Pursuant to controlling GeneralOrders and LBR, the foregoing document will be served by the court via NEF and hyperlink to the document. On (date)May 11, 2021 I checked the CM/ECF docket for this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding and determined that thefollowing persons are on the Electronic Mail Notice List to receive NEF transmission at the email addresses stated belowService information continued on attached pag 2. SERVED BY UNITED STATES MAIL: On (date) May 11, 2021, I served the following persons and/or entities at the last known addresses in this bankruptcycase or adversary proceeding by placing a true and correct copy thereof in a sealed envelope in the United States mail,first class, postage prepaid, and addressed as follows. Listing the judge here constitutes a declaration that mailing to thejudge will be completed no later than 24 hours after the document is filed. The Honorable Barry Russell U.S. Bankruptcy Court Roybal Federal Building 255 E. Temple Street, Suite 1660 Los Angeles, CA 90012 Service information continued on attached pag 3. SERVED BY PERSONAL DELIVERY, OVERNIGHT MAIL, FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION OR EMAIL (state method for each person or entity served): Pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 5 and/or controlling LBR, on (date) , I served the following persons and/or entities by personal delivery, overnight mail service, or (for those who consented in writing to such service method), by facsimile transmission and/or email as follows. Listing the judge here constitutes a declaration that personal delivery on, or overnight mail to, the judge will be completed no later than 24 hours after the document is filed. Service information continued on attached pag I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the foregoing is true and correct. May 11, 2021 Gabriela Gomez-Cruz /s/ Gabriela Gomez-Cruz Date PrintedName Signature

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ADDITIONAL SERVICE INFORMATION (if needed): 1. SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (“NEF”) Kyra E Andrassy kandrassy@swelawfirm.com, lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;gcruz@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Rafey Balabanian rbalabanian@edelson.com, docket@edelson.com •Michelle Balady mb@bedfordlg.com, leo@bedfordlg.com •William C Beall will@beallandburkhardt.com, carissa@beallandburkhardt.com •Ori S Blumenfeld Ori@MarguliesFaithLaw.com, Helen@MarguliesFaithLaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithLaw.com;Vicky@MarguliesFaithLaw.com •Richard D Buckley richard.buckley@arentfox.com •Marie E Christiansen mchristiansen@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,marie-christiansen-4166@ecf.pacerpro.com •Jennifer Witherell Crastz jcrastz@hrhlaw.com •Ashleigh A Danker Ashleigh.danker@dinsmore.com, SDCMLFiles@DINSMORE.COM;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.com •Clifford S Davidson csdavidson@swlaw.com, jlanglois@swlaw.com;cliff-davidson-7586@ecf.pacerpro.com •Lei Lei Wang Ekvall lekvall@swelawfirm.com, lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;gcruz@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Richard W Esterkin richard.esterkin@morganlewis.com •Timothy W Evanston tevanston@swelawfirm.com, gcruz@swelawfirm.com;lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Jeremy Faith Jeremy@MarguliesFaithlaw.com, Helen@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Vicky@MarguliesFaithlaw.com •James J Finsten , jimfinsten@hotmail.com •Alan W Forsley alan.forsley@flpllp.com, awf@fkllawfirm.com,awf@fl-lawyers.net,addy.flores@flpllp.com •Eric D Goldberg eric.goldberg@dlapiper.com, eric-goldberg-1103@ecf.pacerpro.com •Andrew Goodman agoodman@andyglaw.com, Goodman.AndrewR102467@notify.bestcase.com •Suzanne C Grandt suzanne.grandt@calbar.ca.gov, joan.randolph@calbar.ca.gov •Steven T Gubner sgubner@bg.law, ecf@bg.law •Marshall J Hogan mhogan@swlaw.com, knestuk@swlaw.com •Sheryl K Ith sith@cookseylaw.com, sith@ecf.courtdrive.com •Razmig Izakelian razmigizakelian@quinnemanuel.com •Lewis R Landau Lew@Landaunet.com •Daniel A Lev dlev@sulmeyerlaw.com, ccaldwell@sulmeyerlaw.com;dlev@ecf.inforuptcy.com •Elizabeth A Lombard elombard@zwickerpc.com, bknotices@zwickerpc.com •Craig G Margulies Craig@MarguliesFaithlaw.com, Vicky@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Helen@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithlaw.com •Peter J Mastan peter.mastan@dinsmore.com, SDCMLFiles@dinsmore.com;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.com •Edith R. Matthai ematthai@romalaw.com, lrobie@romalaw.com •Kenneth Miller kmiller@pmcos.com, efilings@pmcos.com •Elissa Miller (TR) CA71@ecfcbis.com, MillerTrustee@Sulmeyerlaw.com;C124@ecfcbis.com;ccaldwell@sulmeyerlaw.com •Eric A Mitnick MitnickLaw@aol.com, mitnicklaw@gmail.com •Scott H Olson solson@vedderprice.com, scott-olson- 2161@ecf.pacerpro.com,ecfsfdocket@vedderprice.com,nortega@vedderprice.com •Leonard Pena lpena@penalaw.com, penasomaecf@gmail.com;penalr72746@notify.bestcase.com •Michael J Quinn mquinn@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,michael-quinn-2870@ecf.pacerpro.com •David M Reeder david@reederlaw.com, secretary@reederlaw.com •Ronald N Richards ron@ronaldrichards.com, morani@ronaldrichards.com •Kevin C Ronk Kevin@portilloronk.com, Attorneys@portilloronk.com •William F Savino wsavino@woodsoviatt.com, lherald@woodsoviatt.com •Kenneth John Shaffer johnshaffer@quinnemanuel.com •Richard M Steingard , awong@steingardlaw.com •Philip E Strok pstrok@swelawfirm.com, gcruz@swelawfirm.com;1garrett@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com •Boris Treyzon jfinnerty@actslaw.com, sgonzales@actslaw.com • United States Trustee (LA) ustpregion16.la.ecf@usdoj.gov •Eric D Winston ericwinston@quinnemanuel.com •Christopher K.S. Wong christopher.wong@arentfox.com, yvonne.li@arentfox.com •Timothy J Yoo tjy@lnbyb.com

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PROOF OF SERVICE OF DOCUMENT am over the age of 18 and not a party to this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding. My business address is 3200 ark Center Drive, Suite 250, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. true and correct copy of the foregoing document entitled (specify) DECLARATION THAT NO PARTY REQUESTED A EARING ON MOTION re AUTHORIZATION TO SELL AIRPLANES will be served or was served (a) on the judge in hambers in the form and manner required by LBR 5005-2(d); and (b) in the manner stated below: . TO BE SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (NEF): Pursuant to controlling General rders and LBR, the foregoing document will be served by the court via NEF and hyperlink to the document. On (date) une 1, 2021 I checked the CM/ECF docket for this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding and determined that the llowing persons are on the Electronic Mail Notice List to receive NEF transmission at the email addresses stated below:  Service information continued on attached pag . SERVED BY UNITED STATES MAIL: n (date) June 1, 2021 , I served the following persons and/or entities at the last known addresses in this bankruptcy ase or adversary proceeding by placing a true and correct copy thereof in a sealed envelope in the United States mail, rst class, postage prepaid, and addressed as follows. Listing the judge here constitutes a declaration that mailing to the dge will be completed no later than 24 hours after the document is filed. The Honorable Barry Russell U.S. Bankruptcy Court Roybal Federal Building 255 E. Temple Street, Suite 1660 Los Angeles, CA 90012  Service information continued on attached pag . SERVED BY PERSONAL DELIVERY, OVERNIGHT MAIL, FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION OR EMAIL (state method r each person or entity served): Pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 5 and/or controlling LBR, on (date) _______ , I served the llowing persons and/or entities by personal delivery, overnight mail service, or (for those who consented in writing to uch service method), by facsimile transmission and/or email as follows. Listing the judge here constitutes a declaration at personal delivery on, or overnight mail to, the judge will be completed no later than 24 hours after the document is led.  Service information continued on attached pag declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the foregoing is true and correct. June 1, 2021 Gabriela Gomez-Cruz /s/ Gabriela Gomez-Cruz Date Printed Name Signature

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ADDITIONAL SERVICE INFORMATION (if needed): . SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (“NEF”) yra E Andrassy kandrassy@swelawfirm.com, lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;gcruz@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com afey Balabanian rbalabanian@edelson.com, docket@edelson.com ichelle Balady mb@bedfordlg.com, leo@bedfordlg.com illiam C Beall will@beallandburkhardt.com, carissa@beallandburkhardt.com ri S Blumenfeld Ori@MarguliesFaithLaw.com, elen@MarguliesFaithLaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithLaw.com;Vicky@MarguliesFaithLaw.com ichard D Buckley richard.buckley@arentfox.com arie E Christiansen mchristiansen@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,marie-christiansen-166@ecf.pacerpro.com ennifer Witherell Crastz jcrastz@hrhlaw.com shleigh A Danker Ashleigh.danker@dinsmore.com, SDCMLFiles@DINSMORE.COM;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.com lifford S Davidson csdavidson@swlaw.com, jlanglois@swlaw.com;cliff-davidson-7586@ecf.pacerpro.com ei Lei Wang Ekvall lekvall@swelawfirm.com, lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;gcruz@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com ichard W Esterkin richard.esterkin@morganlewis.com imothy W Evanston tevanston@swelawfirm.com, gcruz@swelawfirm.com;lgarrett@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com eremy Faith Jeremy@MarguliesFaithlaw.com, elen@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Vicky@MarguliesFaithlaw.com ames J Finsten , jimfinsten@hotmail.com lan W Forsley alan.forsley@flpllp.com, awf@fkllawfirm.com,awf@fl-lawyers.net,addy.flores@flpllp.com ric D Goldberg eric.goldberg@dlapiper.com, eric-goldberg-1103@ecf.pacerpro.com ndrew Goodman agoodman@andyglaw.com, Goodman.AndrewR102467@notify.bestcase.com uzanne C Grandt suzanne.grandt@calbar.ca.gov, joan.randolph@calbar.ca.gov teven T Gubner sgubner@bg.law, ecf@bg.law arshall J Hogan mhogan@swlaw.com, knestuk@swlaw.com heryl K Ith sith@cookseylaw.com, sith@ecf.courtdrive.com azmig Izakelian razmigizakelian@quinnemanuel.com ewis R Landau Lew@Landaunet.com aniel A Lev dlev@sulmeyerlaw.com, ccaldwell@sulmeyerlaw.com;dlev@ecf.inforuptcy.com lizabeth A Lombard elombard@zwickerpc.com, bknotices@zwickerpc.com raig G Margulies Craig@MarguliesFaithlaw.com, icky@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Helen@MarguliesFaithlaw.com;Angela@MarguliesFaithlaw.com eter J Mastan peter.mastan@dinsmore.com, SDCMLFiles@dinsmore.com;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.com dith R. Matthai ematthai@romalaw.com, lrobie@romalaw.com enneth Miller kmiller@pmcos.com, efilings@pmcos.com lissa Miller (TR) CA71@ecfcbis.com, MillerTrustee@Sulmeyerlaw.com;C124@ecfcbis.com;ccaldwell@sulmeyerlaw.com ric A Mitnick MitnickLaw@aol.com, mitnicklaw@gmail.com cott H Olson solson@vedderprice.com, scott-olson- 161@ecf.pacerpro.com,ecfsfdocket@vedderprice.com,nortega@vedderprice.com eonard Pena lpena@penalaw.com, penasomaecf@gmail.com;penalr72746@notify.bestcase.com ichael J Quinn mquinn@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,michael-quinn-2870@ecf.pacerpro.com avid M Reeder david@reederlaw.com, secretary@reederlaw.com onald N Richards ron@ronaldrichards.com, morani@ronaldrichards.com evin C Ronk Kevin@portilloronk.com, Attorneys@portilloronk.com illiam F Savino wsavino@woodsoviatt.com, lherald@woodsoviatt.com enneth John Shaffer johnshaffer@quinnemanuel.com ichard M Steingard , awong@steingardlaw.com hilip E Strok pstrok@swelawfirm.com, gcruz@swelawfirm.com;1garrett@swelawfirm.com;jchung@swelawfirm.com oris Treyzon jfinnerty@actslaw.com, sgonzales@actslaw.com United States Trustee (LA) ustpregion16.la.ecf@usdoj.gov ric D Winston ericwinston@quinnemanuel.com hristopher K.S. Wong christopher.wong@arentfox.com, yvonne.li@arentfox.com imothy J Yoo tjy@lnbyb.com

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