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Hon. Neil P. Olack

United States Bankruptcy Judge (Retired)

Current Position

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Jackson, MS 39225

Class: VIII (1997)Circuit: Fifth


Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, B.A., Government (1978)
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, J.D. (1981)

Professional Career

Private Practice (1981-06)
Adjunct Faculty, Mississippi College School of Law
Faculty, Graduate School of Banking, Louisiana State University (1996-03)
Instructor, Else School of Management, Millsap College (Fall 1992)


American College of Bankruptcy, Fifth Circuit Admissions Council
American Bankruptcy Institute: Former Director; Former Vice President Education; Former Executive Committee Member
American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Former Member of Advisory Board
Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Former Member of Advisory Board
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Former Fifth Circuit Governor


"Protecting Technology and Intellectual Property Rights When a Debtor Infringes on Those Rights," 8 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev 349 2000
"Compelling Settlement Agreements in Bankruptcy Cases: Holding Their Feet to the Fire," 18 Miss. C.L. Rev. 427 1998
"The Asset Payment Plan: Satisfying the Indubitable Equivalent Requirement," Symposium on Bankruptcy, 10 Miss. C.L. Rev. 21 1989
"Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases: Right to Adequate Protection Prior to Assumption or Rejection," 4 Bankr. Dev. J. 421 1987