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Cecily Ann Dumas

Cecily Ann Dumas

Practice areas:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Debt & Lending Agreements, Equipment Finance and Leasing, Commercial

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 40%
    23 years
  2. Commercial: 20%
    23 years
  3. Equipment Finance and Leasing: 20%
    23 years
  4. Debt & Lending Agreements: 20%
    23 years



Hourly ($350-550/hour)

Payment Types:


Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael StJames

    I have known and worked with Cecily for at least a couple of decades. She is extraordinarily capable and effective, and I recommend her without qualification.


    Michael StJames Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Dumas & Clark LLP

150 California Street
Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA, 94111




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 50 Women Lawyers Northern CaliforniaThomsen Reuters2012
Northern California SuperLawyers Bankruptcy Debtor/CreditorThomsen Reuters2012
FellowAmerican College of Bankruptcy2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerDumas & Clark LLP2012 - Present
PartnerFriedman Dumas & Springwater LLP2003 - 2012
PartnerMurphy Sheneman Julian & Rogers f/k/a Murphy Weir & Bulter1992 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring AdvisorsMember2010 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2010 - Present
Commercial Law and Bankruptcy SectioChairman2002 - 2003
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bar Association of San FranciscoMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Cedar Funding, Inc.Plan Confirmed
In re Mortgage Fund '08, LLCPlan confirmed.
In re Wilkes Bashford CompanyPrepackaged asset sale that preserved store operations

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Publication NameTitleDate
Equipment Leasing/Leveraged Leasing (PLI)"Bankruptcy Issues"2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, CaliforniaLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of California at BerkeleyN/AA.B.1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Recent Developments in Business BankruptcyAutomatic Stay, Chapter 112012
Nuts and Bolts of Corporate BankruptcyThe Estate and Claims/Professional Ethics2012