Alan R. Lepene


Current Position

Thompson Hine LLP
3900 Key Center
127 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44114-1291

Tel: 216-566-5520
Fax: 216-566-5800

Class: XXIII (2012)Circuit: Sixth


Ohio University, A.B., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (1968)
University of Michigan, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif (1971)

Professional Career

Partner (1979-); Associate (1971-79), Thompson Hine LLP


Ohio State Bar Association, Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee, Past Chair
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Past Chair (2010-11)
Turnaround Management Association, Ohio Chapter, Founding Trustee (1996)
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Ohio State Bar Foundation, Fellow
Cleveland Bar Foundation, Fellow


"Chapter 11's Cost of Admission," Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal Sep 2009 Co-author
"Must a Secured Creditor 'Pay to Play' in Chapter 11," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal Mar 2009 Co-author
"The Case for Derivative Standing in Chapter 11: 'It's the Plain Meaning, Stupid'," American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Winter 2003 Co-author
"Assessing the Fraudulent Conveyance Risk," Insights 1999 Author


Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy),
2012 Cleveland Litigation, Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America,
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers
Euromoney Guide to the Leading U.S. Insolvency Lawyers,
Ohio SuperLawyers,