Amanda M. Perach
Areas of Practice
- Nevada, 2011
- J.D., magna cum laude, University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, 2011
- B.A., Provost Honors, Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 2007
Amanda Perach practices in the areas of bankruptcy and general commercial litigation. Her bankruptcy practice covers a wide spectrum of debtors, creditors (including committee representation), and other parties of interest. She also has extensive experience representing creditors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings and has represented a variety of non-consumer debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings. In the context of her civil litigation work, Ms. Perach’s engagements have ranged across a wide array of industries including manufacturing, real estate, retail and finance. She draws from this comprehensive experience to develop practical, efficient solutions for her clients.
Ms. Perach received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and her J.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, she was a member of the Dean’s List and received six CALI Awards for academic excellence. Ms. Perach currently serves as President of the Federal Bar Association for the District of Nevada. She was named a 2016 and 2017 Mountain States Rising Star by Super Lawyers, as well as a 2016 Best Lawyers® (Appellate).
- Represented multiple companies, including charter airline company, owner of condominium complex and publically-traded financial data reporting company, in achieving successful reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
- Represented various creditors, including financial institutions and landlords, in obtaining relief from the automatic stay, filing proof of claims and procuring related relief in the bankruptcy forum.
- Defended a publicly-traded corporation from securities fraud claims. The case was dismissed with prejudice and the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada entered judgment in favor of defendant.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Super Lawyers, 2016 & 2017, “Mountain States Rising Star”
Best Lawyers®, 2016 – Appellate
Nevada Business Magazine, “Legal Elite” 2017
ABI Journal, January 2017 Section 546 of the Bankruptcy Code has long been considered a provision with all bark and no bite. Other than In re Phar-Mor Inc., the majority…
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