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Senior Partner and founding member of the New Orleans based law firm, Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, Mr. Peck is listed as one of the Top 50 lawyers in Louisiana Super Lawyers. He has handled over 80 reported cases, major business transactions, and complex Chapter 11 reorganizations, either as lead debtor’s counsel, UCC counsel, or creditor's counsel. He has handled significant Chapter 11 cases such as Trico Marine, Bender Shipbuilding, Borders Group, Torch Offshore, Energy 21, and others. He has argued 19 times before the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit as well other federal and state appellate courts.

Career

Mr. Peck is a 1974 magna cum laude graduate of Kenyon College with Phi Beta Kappa and Honors Distinction. In 1977, he graduated top in his class from Tulane Law School, with Order of the Coif honors and as a member of the Tulane Law Review.

Publications

Mr. Peck has written law review and other articles on bankruptcy/restructuring and maritime law. He frequently speaks on insolvency matters. He is the former Chair of the New Orleans Bar Bankruptcy Section.