Rudy J. Cerone is a member of the firm's commercial litigation section with primary emphasis in the areas of business and complex consumer bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and is certified as a specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification (1993) and by the Louisiana State Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization (1996). Rudy has been named by Chambers USA as one of "America's Leading Business Lawyers." He has also been selected for inclusion in The International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers 2007 and Best Lawyers in America in the area of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law.
While in law school at Boston College, Rudy was member of the Order of the Coif, Executive Editor of the Boston College International and Comparative Law Review and received the Lyne, Woodworth & Evarts Best Law Review Editor Award (1979).