Benjamin W. "Ben" Kadden

Benjamin W. "Ben" Kadden


Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard

Recognized since 2019

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Bankruptcy
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From our New Orleans office, Benjamin focuses on several practice areas including bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions; litigation; and asset-based finance. After graduating from Louisiana State University in 2002, Benjamin earned his law degree from Tulane University Law School in 2005. During law school, he served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Alma Chasez, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (2004-2005), and as a volunteer clerk for the Honorable Judge Sarah Vance, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (2003).

In addition to his private practice, Benjamin is a Past-Chair of the Lousiana State Bar Association's Bankruptcy Section and regularly provides pro bono services for the Propeller Network, which efforts were recognized by the Louisiana State Bar Association in 2015 by his receipt of the Pro Bono Publico Award.

Benjamin is recognized in Best Lawyers (2019-2022), listed in the Chambers and Partners USA Guide (2017-2022) in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, recognized by Super Lawyers (2021-2022) and Super Lawyers' Rising Star (2014-2019), and a Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine in Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2014-2021). Benjamin also enjoys an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbel.

Location

  • Pan-American Life Center, Suite 2775
    601 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130

Education

  • Tulane University, J.D., graduated 2005
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., graduated 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2005

Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association - Bankruptcy Section Chair
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member
  • Turnaround Management Association - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Bankruptcy

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, New Orleans (2023)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers (2019-2023)
  • Chambers USA Guide (2017-2022)
  • LSBA Citizen Lawyer Award (2017-2018)
  • New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers (2014-2021)
  • Super Lawyers (2014-2019, 2021-2022)

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