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Jan M. Hayden


Current Position

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz,
201 St. Charles Avenue
Suite 3600
New Orleans, LA 70170

Tel: 504-566-8645
Fax: 504-585-6945

Class: VIII (1997)Circuit: Fifth


Louisiana State University, B.S. (1976)
Louisiana State University Law Center, J.D. (1979)
Louisiana State University, Law Review & Order of the Coif
Admitted to Bar (1979)

Professional Career

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC (2011-)
Member, Heller, Draper, Hayden, Patrick & Horn, L.L.C. (1998-11)
Bronfin & Heller, L.L.C. (1980-98)


American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Louisiana Bar Association: Continuing Legal Education Committee; Chair, Bankruptcy Section; Former Member, Bankruptcy Specialization Advisory Committee
Louisiana Bar Foundation
Turnaround Management Association
Board of New Orleans Bar Association, Vice President
American Bar Foundation
Past Chair, Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans & Greater Acadiana
Past Chair, The Pro Bono Project
Louisiana State Bar Association and American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Turnaround Management Association, New Orleans Chapter, Board
IWIRC, Louisiana Network, Board
Louisiana State Bar MCLE Committee, Chairman


Frequent author and lecturer for Louisiana State Bar Association, Tulane University, LSU Law Center and Southern University Law Center.


Listed in Best Lawyers in America (1993-)
Louisiana SuperLawyers Top 10 (2007-)
Chambers USA
LSBA 2009 Pro Bono Publico Award
Best Lawyer's New Orleans Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights Lawyer of the Year (2010; 2013); New Orleans Bankruptcy Litigation Lawyer (2012, 2014)
City Business 2010 Leadership in Law
City Business 2012 Women of the Year
Woman of the Year in Restructuring Award, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (2011)
Center for American and International Law, Michele Mendez Serviam Award (2016)
City Business 2010, 2015 Leadership in Law