Bar Admissions
Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., Provost Honors, Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 2007
Bar Admissions
Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., Provost Honors, Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 2007

Professional Background

Amanda Perach practices in the areas of bankruptcy and general commercial litigation. Her bankruptcy practice covers a wide spectrum of debtors, creditors (including committee representation), and other parties of interest. She also has extensive experience representing creditors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings and has represented a variety of non-consumer debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings. In the context of her civil litigation work, Ms. Perach’s engagements have ranged across a wide array of industries including manufacturing, real estate, retail and finance. She draws from this comprehensive experience to develop practical, efficient solutions for her clients.

Ms. Perach received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and her J.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, she was a member of the Dean’s List and received six CALI Awards for academic excellence. Ms. Perach previously served as president of the Federal Bar Association for the District of Nevada, and is currently a lawyer representative for the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented multiple companies, including charter airline company, owner of condominium complex and publicly traded financial data reporting company, in achieving successful reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Represented various creditors, including financial institutions and landlords, in obtaining relief from the automatic stay, filing proof of claims and procuring related relief in the bankruptcy forum.
  • Defended a publicly-traded corporation from securities fraud claims. The case was dismissed with prejudice and the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada entered judgment in favor of the defendant.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • The Best Lawyers in America©  – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation (2021)
  • Super Lawyers Magazine “Mountain States Rising Star” – Bankruptcy/Business, Creditor and Debtor Rights/Business, Business Litigation (2016-2021)
  • Nevada Business Magazine “Best Up & Coming Attorneys” (2017)

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