Lovee Sarenas '99

Adjunct Associate Professor of Law / Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

B.A., cum laude, University of the Philippines, 1996;
J.D., Southwestern Law School, 1999

Member, California State Bar

Joined Southwestern: 2014

Image_Adjunct-Professor-Lovee-SarenasProfessor Lovee Sarenas is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Bankruptcy & Insolvency Practice. 

For over 15 years, Professor Sarenas' practice is focused on bankruptcy and insolvency. She has represented corporate and individual debtors, turnaround professionals and creditors in chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court workouts, corporate wind-downs, and chapter 7 liquidations. Corporate clients range from small businesses to publicly traded corporations and start-ups in the retail, winery and technology-based industries. As a restructuring attorney, she aims to develop cost-effective and efficient solutions to a client's financial situation.

Professor Sarenas also represents trustees in the administration of chapter 7 cases and in various bankruptcy-related litigation.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Sarenas served as a judicial law clerk to two bankruptcy judges in the Central District of California: the Hon. Richard M. Neiter (Ret.) and the Hon. Ellen A. Carroll (Ret.). She also practiced as an attorney associate at a prominent bankruptcy boutique firm based in Northern California.