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Hon. Lisa G. Beckerman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge

Current Position

U. S. Bankruptcy Court
Alexander Hamilton Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004

Tel: 212-668-2304
Fax: 212-809-9674

Class: XXVI (2015)Circuit: Second


University of Chicago, A.B. (1984)
University of Texas at Austin, MBA (1986)
Boston University School of Law, J.D. (1989)

Professional Career

Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (2021-)
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (1999-2021)
Associate; Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP (1989-99)


American Bankruptcy Institute, Board Member (2013-2019)
Dean's Advisory Board, Boston University School of Law, Member (2010-)


"NY Court Limits Rights of Assignees, Indenture Trustees," Law 360 2014 Co-Author
"A Practitioner's Guide to Pre-packaged Bankruptcy: A Primer," American Bankruptcy Institute 2011 Co-Author
"Structuring Workout Settlements Premised on the "Earmarking" Doctrine," California Bankruptcy Journal 2002 Co-Author
"LBO and Fraudulent Conveyances: The Third Circuit Does an About Face," TMA Journal 2000 Co-Author


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Partner Recognition Award for Mentoring (2006)