Honorable Randall L. Dunn
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Oregon, Portland

The Honorable Randall L. Dunn, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Oregon, Portland. Prior to his appointment as Bankruptcy Judge in 1998, Judge Dunn was the managing partner of the Portland office of Copeland Landye Bennett and Wolf LLP. His practice focused on corporate/business and bankruptcy law. In the bankruptcy area, he represented a number of creditors’ committees in chapter 11 cases, but his work also included representation of creditors and debtors in matters ranging from preference defenses to representing individual debtors in chapter 7 cases. Judge Dunn also did substantial loan documentation work and worked extensively in business entity formation and on mergers and acquisitions. Judge Dunn has served as chair of the Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Section and spent five years as editor-in-chief of its newsletter publication, Bankruptcy Briefs. In addition, he has been very active in the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section. He has served as chair of the Ninth Circuit’s Bankruptcy Education Committee and as the representative of Ninth Circuit bankruptcy judges on the Ninth Circuit Executive Committee, which is the planning body for the Ninth Circuit Conference. He is president of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. In 2006, Judge Dunn was appointed to the Ninth Circuit’s Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for a seven-year term. (04/11)