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Rudy J. Cerone


Current Position

McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
601 Poydras Street
12th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130-3477

Tel: 504-596-2786
Fax: 504-596-2800

Class: XII (2001)Circuit: Fifth


University of California at San Diego, B.A. (1976)
Boston College Law School, J.D., Order of the Coif (1979)

Professional Career

Member, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC (1987-)
Associate, McGlinchey Stafford (1984-87)
Attorney, Arabian American Oil Company (1980-83)
Attorney, U.S. Department of Transportation (1979-80)


Certified Specialist: Business Bankruptcy Law, American Board of Certification (1993-); Louisiana State Bar Association (1997-)
JCC Holding Company, Member, Board of Directors (1998-02)
Crescent City Capital Development Liquidating Trust, Trustee (1996-02)
American Board of Certification: Chair (2004-05); President (2003-04); President-Elect (2002-03); Secretary (2000-02); Treasurer (1999-00); Vice President, Marketing (1997-98); Member, Faculty Committee (1996-97); Member, Standards Committee (1998-00); Member, Board of Directors (1995-)
American Bankruptcy Institute: Board of Directors (2006-); Co-chair, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee (2006-); Chair, Hospitality, Entertainment Venue and Gaming Subcommittee (2001-06); Southwest Bankruptcy Conference Advisory Board (2003-)
American Bar Association
International Association of Gaming Attorneys
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Louisiana State Bar Association: Chair, Consumer Protection and Bankruptcy Law Section (1994-97); Chair, Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization (2002-04)
New Orleans Bar Association: Chair, Bankruptcy & Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee (2001-03); Member, Board of Directors (2003-06)
Louisiana Bankers Association, Member, Bank Counsel Section


"Bankruptcy Trends in the Gaming Field," 10 J. Bankr. L. & Practice 1 2001
"Res Judicata Revisited by the Fifth Circuit," 19 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 1, No. 5 June 2000
Author and lecturer on bankruptcy for bar and other associations.


Lyne, Woodworth & Evarts, Best Law Review Editor Award (1979)