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Alicia M. Bendana
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
601 Poydras Street
Suite 2775
New Orleans LA USA, 70130
T: 504-568-1990

Professional Bio:

Alicia practices bankruptcy law and commercial litigation with an emphasis on prosecuting and defending complex litigation claims on behalf of trustees, debtors, creditors, creditors' committees, and other interested parties in Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy proceedings. She represents clients as lead or co-lead counsel in the prosecution of officer and director liability litigation, legal and accounting malpractice liability litigation, fraud and RICO litigation, fraudulent transfer/preference avoidance litigation, contract disputes, the partitioning of marital property in bankruptcy court, the excepting of debts from discharge, the opposing of plans of reorganization and the proposing of competing plans, and the purchase of assets from bankruptcy estates.

Alicia is board certified in business bankruptcy law by both the American Board of Certification and by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization and she is a Certified Fraud Examiner. She enjoys an "AV" Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards.  Alicia has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for her work in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and bankruptcy litigation; by Louisiana Super Lawyers in the areas of business bankruptcy, business litigation, and debtor/creditor rights; and by New Orleans Magazine as one of the "Top Lawyers" in the city. She is also listed among Lawdragon's Leading 500 U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers. 

Alicia has authored numerous articles for professional publications and is a frequent lecturer at professional programs.  She is a member of the Louisiana Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit of Appeals, the District Court and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and all Louisiana state courts including the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Alicia earned her Juris Doctor from Tulane University School of Law where she was the senior managing editor of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Hollins College.

Practice Areas:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Creditors' Committee Representation
Debt Restructuring
Distressed Asset Sales
Litigation and Litigation Consulting

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