Lucia Chapman

Associate

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
Email: chapman@lsellp.com
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

Education

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

Yale College, B.A. 1980, cum laude