Rudy J. Cerone is a Member of McGlinchey Stafford’s New Orleans, Louisiana office, and is the co-chair of the Firm’s Creditors’ Rights, Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy practice group. He graduated from the University of California at San Diego (B.A., summa cum laude) in 1976 and Boston College Law School (J.D., cum laude) in 1979. He was the recipient of the Order of Coif (1979), was the Executive Editor of the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review (1978 - 79) and received the Best Law Review Editor Award (1979). He was admitted to the California Bar in 1979 and to the Louisiana Bar in 1984. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and is certified as a specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification (1993) and by the Louisiana State Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization (1996). Rudy has been named by Chambers USA as one of "America's Leading Business Lawyers." He has also been selected for inclusion in The International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers 2007 and Best Lawyers in America in the area of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law.