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Jan M. Hayden


Current Position

suite 3600
Metairie, LA 70005

Tel: 5045831573

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 (2011-2024)
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: Past Chair Continuing Legal Education Committee; Past Chair, Bankruptcy Section; Former Member, Bankruptcy Specialization Advisory Committee
Louisiana Bar Foundation
Turnaround Management Association
Board of New Orleans Bar Association, Past President
Board of New Orleans Bar Association Foundation, President
American Bar Foundation
Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans & Greater Acadiana, Past Chair
The Pro Bono Project, Past Chair
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