Chad V. Haes is a Partner at Marshack Hays LLP. Mr. Haes’ practice areas include bankruptcy litigation, business and civil litigation, lender liability, creditors’ rights, and appeals. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation and creditors, debtors, trustees, and committees in the bankruptcy context. He has litigated numerous appeals before the California Appellate Court, United States District Court, United States Court of Appeals, and Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.
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 selected as a finalist oralist in the Rendigs National Products Liability Moot Court Competition.
Mr. Haes has served as the Chair for the Orange County Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section. He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Mr. Haes has been invited to participate as a speaker for several educational panels related to bankruptcy and appeals.