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The National Black Lawyers Names Tara LeDay, Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Bankruptcy Attorney, among Top 40 under 40 in Texas

March 25, 2024

Tara LeDay recognized by The National Black Lawyers

Tara LeDay, associate in Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditor Rights practice, has been recognized among The National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 under 40 in Texas. The National Black Lawyers is a professional organization dedicated to honoring legal excellence, promoting attorneys as subject‐matter experts, sharing information and fostering a strong national network of top African American lawyers.

“We congratulate and extend a warm welcome to Tara LeDay for their achievement in joining The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40,” said NLB in a press release. “The recognition is reserved for the top 40 under 40 African American lawyers in each state, recognized for their outstanding legal skills and professional contributions. Membership is exclusively by invitation, based on referrals from existing members, the Executive Committee, and independent research. Tara LeDay has earned this prestigious honor, and we celebrate her valuable contributions to the legal profession, and welcome her into our African American legal brain trust™.”

LeDay is a commercial litigator with a focus on restructuring, creditors’ rights, collections, and bankruptcy and has practiced in Bankruptcy Courts in every jurisdiction other than Alaska and Hawaii. Her nationwide practice represents bankruptcy trustees, creditors, and corporate and high net-worth debtors. She also counsels taxing authorities, government entities, energy companies, and real estate developers. She regularly represents creditors in high-profile bankruptcy matters, including first-day cash collateral disputes, plan negotiations, utility motions and adequate protection issues, defending creditors contract rights during the sales process, protecting clients facing assumption or rejection of leases in bankruptcy, defending preference actions, asserting reclamation claims , 503(b)(9), administrative, and routines claims, including defending objections, and representing other creditors who are simply trying to understand the bankruptcy process.

LeDay graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business and administration from Southwestern University and earned her law degree from Baylor Law School. She sits on the Young Lawyer Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Texas and has been named Top Lawyer by the Houstonia Magazine in 2022.

About The National Black Lawyers

The National Black Lawyers (NBL) was created to celebrate legal excellence by promoting our attorneys as subject-matter experts, developing a strong national network of top African American attorneys, and facilitating the exchange of timely information to enable our members to maintain their status as leaders. NBL’s 40 under 40 includes the most talented Black attorneys from each state or region who are under the age of 40. NBL rigorously vets each potential member based on the following criteria: their outstanding reputation among peers, the judiciary and the public; notable achievements, settlements, and verdicts as a lawyer; nominations from leading lawyers, current members, and Executive Committee members; leadership and membership in other national and state specialty lawyer organizations; and rankings and ratings by leading national evaluation organizations.

About Chamberlain Hrdlicka

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified, tax-focused business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia, and San Antonio. The firm represents public and private companies as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. In addition to commercial and business litigation, the firm has expertise in tax planning and tax controversy, corporate law, securities and finance, employment law, employee benefits/ERISA, bankruptcy, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, real estate, and construction law.