Lucia Chapman


Lucia Chapman has represented individuals and corporations in commercial litigation and criminal proceedings in state and federal courts, including bankruptcy courts, across the country, as well as in a variety of administrative proceedings. She also has extensive experience representing bankruptcy trustees and examiners in cases presenting complex litigation issues.
Contact Lucia Chapman

Phone: (212) 597-8215
V-Card: download here

Selected Matters

  • Investigation, litigation, and preparation of report for the Chapter 11 Trustee of Fletcher International, Inc., a master hedge/private equity fund that is part of a complex master-feeder fund structure.
  • Representation of the Chapter 11 Examiner in the Caesar’s Entertainment chapter 11 cases, as conflicts counsel in the Examiner’s investigation of certain pre-petition transactions, and preparation of his final report.
  • Special counsel to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico in lift-stay and related litigation in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and in the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
  • Representation of former NYSE specialist in DOJ and SEC securities fraud actions stemming from alleged trading ahead and interpositioning.
  • Representation of corporate director in shareholder derivative action relating to alleged backdating of stock options.
  • Representation of director of hedge fund in criminal securities fraud investigation.
  • Representation of employee in multi-defendant civil litigation relating to investments in subprime mortgage-based CDOs.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • District of Columbia

Professional Activities

  • Federal Bar Council

Previous Experience

  • Counsel, Lifflander & Reich
  • Of Counsel, Law Office of Henry Putzel, III
  • Associate in Litigation Department, Weil, Gotshal & Manges


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1983, magna cum laude

Yale College, B.A. 1980, cum laude