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Elizabeth J. Futrell


Current Position

Jones Walker LLP
201 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100

Tel: 504-582-8260
Fax: 504-589-8260

Class: X (1999)Circuit: Fifth


University of Tennessee, B.A. (1978)
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D. (1981)

Professional Career

Partner, Jones Walker LLP


Louisiana State Bar Association, Advisory Commission for Bankruptcy Specialization, Chair (1997)
Mississippi State Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute


"Can You Really Confirm This Plan? An Analysis of Various Plan Provisions From Real Chapter 11 Cases," Louisiana State Bar Association, Section of Bankruptcy Law 2012 Panelist
"From Proofs to Payment: (Almost) Everything You Want to Know About Claims," American Bar Association Section of Business Law 2010 Fall Meeting Joint Program of National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the Business Bankruptcy Committee Oct 2010
"Individual Chapter 11 Issues: This Stuff is Pretty Hard," 16th Annual LSU Bankruptcy Seminar 2010 Panelist
"Problems and Challenges When Your Client Has Distresses Collateral," Louisiana Bankers Bank Counsel Conference 2009
"How That Pesky Consumer Protection Act Has Affected Business Bankruptcies: BAPCPA and Significant Recent Rulings," Louisiana State Bar Association, Section on Bankruptcy Law 2007
"Chapter 11 after BAPCPA-It's More Than Consumer Changes," Louisiana State Bar Association 2006
"Fifth Circuit Symposium: Bankruptcy," 46 Loyola Law Review 931 2000


Listed in Best Lawyers in America
Recognized in Chambers USA- America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008)
Listed in Louisiana SuperLawyers (2008)
Recognized as one of the 2008 Women of the Year by New Orleans CityBusiness.