Alan A. Meda

Alan A. Meda

Shareholder— Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2014

Mr. Meda has almost 40 years of legal experience and focuses on the representation of creditors, debtors committees, and trustees in the bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice areas including workouts, Chapter 11 reorganizations, liquidations and related litigation in both Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases. He has represented clients in a wide variety of matters and has served as counsel to the Danny's Family Car Wash Companies in connection with their reorganization, the National Hockey League in connection with the reorganization of the Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Club, and Hwal’bay Ba:j Enterprises, Inc., a corporation chartered under the laws of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, in connection with the bankruptcy of 'Sa 'Nyu Wa, Inc. involving the glass bottom bridge known as the Skywalk. Mr. Meda also represents clients with respect to loan financing, purchases and transactions.

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Biography

Mr. Meda has almost 40 years of legal experience and focuses on the representation of creditors, debtors committees, and trustees in the bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice areas including workouts, Chapter 11 reorganizations, liquidations and related litigation in both Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases. He has represented clients in a wide variety of matters and has served as counsel to the Danny's Family Car Wash Companies in connection with their reorganization, the National Hockey League in connection with the reorganization of the Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Club, and Hwal’bay Ba:j Enterprises, Inc., a corporation chartered under the laws of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, in connection with the bankruptcy of 'Sa 'Nyu Wa, Inc. involving the glass bottom bridge known as the Skywalk. Mr. Meda also represents clients with respect to loan financing, purchases and transactions.

Mr. Meda served as a Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustee for In re International Surfacing, Inc. 2:96-bk-05142-CGC and served as Plan Agent for In re Michael Keith Schugg 2:04-bk-13326-GBN and for In re Spa 810, LLC 2:18-bk-06718-DPC.

Mr. Meda received his J.D., cum laude, from Arizona State University College of Law in 1983 and his B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan in 1980.  He was editor of the Law Journal for Arizona State University College of Law in 1982-1983 and was named a Pedrick Scholar in 1981.

Professional Leadership

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, former alumni board member

Honors & Awards

Selected, Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law   2016-2022
Selected, Southwest Super Lawyers, Commercial Bankruptcy, 2022
Selected, William H. Pedrick Scholar, 1981

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Arizona
State Bar Bankruptcy Advisory Commission 2007-2022

Education

J.D., Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, cum laude, 1983

  • Editor, Arizona State Law Journal, 1982-1983

B.A, University of Michigan, 1980

Admitted In

Arizona
United States District Court for the District of Arizona
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Ninth Circuits
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida
United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Michigan

Community Involvement


Executive Board Member, Secretary, Ryan House, 2017-2022
Board of Recreational Activities Madison Meadows and Simis Schools (RAMMS), Member, 1995-2007