Chad V. Haes is a Partner at Marshack Hays LLP. His practice areas include bankruptcy litigation, business and civil litigation, lender liability, and creditors’ rights. Mr. Haes’ litigation experience includes representing institutional lenders in actions related to lien priority and wrongful foreclosure, prosecuting and enforcing mechanic’s liens, and representing creditors, debtors and trustees in the bankruptcy context.

Mr. Haes is a California native who earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Azusa Pacific University in 2004 and his law degree from Southwestern Law School in 2008. Prior to joining Marshack Hays, Mr. Haes served a two-year term as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Meredith A. Jury of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, Riverside Division. Mr. Haes also externed for Honorable Samuel L. Bufford of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, Los Angeles Division.

While in law school, Mr. Haes was a member of the Moot Court Honors Program and the recipient of the John J. Schumacher full-tuition scholarship, the Equal Justice America fellowship, the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services and the CALI Excellence Award for Constitutional Law. Mr. Haes was also selected as a finalist oralist and finalist writer in the Southwestern First-Year Intramural Moot Court Competition and a finalist oralist in the Rendigs National Products Liability Moot Court Competition.

Mr. Haes currently serves as the Program Chair for the Orange County Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section. He is a member of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Published Decisions:
In re DRI Companies, Clarkson – 552 B.R. 195