Leib M. Lerner

Adjunct Professor of Law / Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

B.R.S., Rabbinical College of America, 1991 
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2003

Joined Southwestern: 2020

Leib Lerner is a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office who focuses his practice on representing franchisors, lenders, creditors’ committees, avoidance action defendants, landlords, vendors and investors involved in bankruptcy and insolvency cases across the nation. In addition to his extensive bankruptcy work, Leib regularly represents corporations and individuals in complex federal and state commercial litigation. He currently serves as an advisor to the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section Insolvency Law Committee.

Leib received his B.R.S. from Rabbinical College of America in 1991 and his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. During law school, Leib served as an editor on the UCLA Law Review, was a judicial extern for the Honorable Thomas B. Donovan, U.S. bankruptcy judge for the Central District of California, and won the 2002 American Bar Association Section of Business Law Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest.