Lenherr, Lisa

Lisa Lenherr
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
f: 510.834.1928
llenherr@wendel.com

Education

Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude

Lewis & Clark College, B.A.

Admissions

State Bar of California

  • Profile
  • AFFILIATIONS
  • Recognition
  • INSIGHTS

A dedicated advocate, Lisa is recognized for her efficient, effective, and innovative work to solve clients’ complex challenges. She focuses her practice on creditors’ rights, business insolvency and restructuring issues, including Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy, out-of-court workouts, debtor-creditor law, assignments for the benefit of creditors, bankruptcy appeals, and distressed and non-distressed debt financing transactions.

Insolvency and Restructuring

Lisa has extensive experience representing all constituents in the insolvency context, including Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy trustees, debtors, creditors, landlords, lenders, title companies, equipment lessors, asset purchasers, creditors in Chapter 13 cases, and debtors and creditors as parties to non-dischargeability litigation. She advises clients on a broad range of insolvency issues related to and including: bankruptcy asset sales; motions to convert or dismiss; single asset real estate (SARE) cases; DIP financing; cash collateral; secured and unsecured debt restructuring; executory contracts and unexpired leases; relief from stay/adequate protection; claim, preference, and fraudulent transfer litigation; contested plan confirmation; and appeals.

Creditors’ Rights

Both in the insolvency context and beyond, Lisa has experience advising clients on loan structures, documentation issues, default, remedies, enforcement, and unique issues arising in the distressed asset setting.

Leadership and Experience

Lisa is an active member of the Bay Area insolvency community, currently the treasurer of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum and serving on the executive committee (and is former chair) of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section. She formerly served as Co-Chair of the Bench Bar Liaison Committee of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, and as treasurer for the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation. During law school Lisa externed for the Honorable Robert E. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon and clerked for the Oregon Department of Justice in the antitrust unit.

The Bar Association of San Francisco, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section

  • Executive Committee Member, 2016 – present
  • Chair, 2018
  • Vice-Chair, 2017
  • Treasurer, 2016

Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum

  • Treasurer, 2019 – present
  • Board Member, 2017 – present

Bench‐Bar Liaison Committee of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California

  • Co-Chair, 2015 – 2016
  • Chair, Local Rules Subcommittee, 2014 – 2015
  • Member, 2013 – 2017

California Bankruptcy Forum (CBF)

  • Education Co-Chair, CBF 30th Annual Insolvency Conference, 2018
  • YIP Co-Chair, CBF 29th Annual Insolvency Conference, 2017
  • Producer, CBF 28th Annual Insolvency Conference, 2016
  • Producer, CBF 26th Annual Insolvency Conference, 2014

California Bankruptcy Journal

  • Editor, 2012 – 2018

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

  • Treasurer, 2015 – 2017
  • Member, present

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Next Generation Program

  • NextGen Committee, 2016, 2017
  • Participant, 2015

Alameda County Bar Association

  •  Member, present
  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2019

News

Bart Flood and Lisa Lenherr’s Partnership Elevations Featured in Various Publications

Bart Flood and Lisa Lenherr’s Partnership Elevations Featured in Various Publications

01/17/2020

 Wendel Rosen attorneys Bart Flood and Lisa Lenherr were recently elevated to partner, effective Jan. 1, and the news of their elevations published in numerous publications, including The Recorder and…

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Wendel Rosen Elevates Bart Flood and Lisa Lenherr to Partner

Wendel Rosen Elevates Bart Flood and Lisa Lenherr to Partner

01/06/2020

Wendel Rosen LLP, the largest law firm in the East Bay representing businesses throughout the state, announces that Bart Flood and Lisa Lenherr have been elevated to partner, effective Jan….

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Wendel Rosen Bolsters Bankruptcy Practice with Addition of Lisa Lenherr

Wendel Rosen Bolsters Bankruptcy Practice with Addition of Lisa Lenherr

03/13/2018

OAKLAND, Calif., Mar. 13, 2018 – Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP, the largest law firm in the East Bay representing businesses throughout the Bay Area and state, announces that…

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Education

Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude

Lewis & Clark College, B.A.

Admissions

State Bar of California