Alissa Brice Castañeda
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Alissa Brice Castañeda

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castaneda.alissa@dorsey.com

Overview

ALISSA FOCUSES HER PRACTICE ON BANKRUPTCY, CREDITORS’ RIGHTS LITIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT, COMMERCIAL LITIGATION AND HEALTHCARE LITIGATION.

Alissa advises banks, lending institutions, and other creditors and corporate clients in chapter 11 bankruptcies, loan workouts and restructuring, receiverships, and other enforcement, foreclosure and deficiency actions.

In addition to her restructuring practice, Alissa also represents clients in commercial litigation matters in both state and federal court. Alissa also handles health care litigation and frequently advocates for her clients in administrative hearings.

Education & Admissions

Boston College Law School (J.D., 2008)

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management (Certificate, Quarles & Brady Leadership Program, 2018)

University of Southern California (B.A., 2003), magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Arizona
  • California
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

News & Resources

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Adds Talent in New Phoenix Office

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Lending Transactions

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

  • UMOM (Board of Directors, 2019-Present)
  • Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court (President, 2019-2020; Vice-President, 2018-2019; Secretary-Treasurer, 2016-2018; Special Events Chair, 2014-2016; Member, 2011-Present)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Southwest Conference (Advisory Board Member, 2017-2021)
  • Suns Charities 88 (Member, 2016-2019)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section (Secretary and Treasurer, 2016-2017; Board Member, 2014-2016)
  • University of Southern California Alumni Club of Phoenix (Vice President, 2015-2016; Board Member, 2010-2016)

Accolades

  • Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Star (2014-2020)
  • NCBJ Next Generation, Class of 2017
Alissa Brice Castañeda