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Cherie Dessauer Nobles

(504) 299-3318

Cherie Dessauer Nobles is a Member of Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Manthey, L.L.C.. Cherie Dessauer Nobles works in the bankruptcy practice group of the firm and concentrates on debtor and creditor rights. Ms. Nobles has experience in representing large, complex companies and small companies in bankruptcy. Her experience includes representation of debtors, trustees, unsecured creditors’ committees, and creditors in commercial bankruptcy and workout business cases in chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings.


  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center of Louisiana State University, J.D., 2006
  • Louisiana State University, B.S. International Trade & Finance, 2002

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Louisiana Rising Star (2019)
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers 2019 – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Litigation / Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Recognized as a “Top Lawyer” Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization by New Orleans Magazine (2018 – present)
  • Member – Louisiana, American and Federal Bar Associations
  • Vice-Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section
  • Member of the Planning Committee for the 5th Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference
  • Member – New Orleans Bar Association
  • Member – American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member – Board (Louisiana Division) for International Women’s Insolvency Restructuring Confederation
  • Member – IWIRC Louisiana 2019 Leadership Summit Planning Committee
  • Member – Bankruptcy Subcommittee for Louisiana Uniform Title Standards

Ms. Nobles graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Trade & Finance in 2002 and received her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law degree in 2006 from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University. Ms. Nobles also attended law school in Lyon, France at the Universite de Lyon. While in law school, Ms. Nobles was named to the Chancellor’s list and participated in Thirst for Justice and Mock Flory Trials.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Panel Speaker at the EDLA Bench Bar Conference on “The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 – Do Small Businesses Now Have a Big Opportunity?”
  • Speaker at the LSBA seminar on Healthcare Bankruptcies: What Happens When it is the Healthcare Provider Who is Sick? (2019)
  • Author for the Bankruptcy section of the Recent Developments in the Louisiana Bar Journal
  • Author Federal Bar Association’s Weekly Circuit Updates – Bankruptcy Section
  • Speaker on Preserving and Prosecuting Claims Post Confirmation (2012).
  • Co-author – Numerous CLE seminar materials


  • Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • All District Courts of Louisiana
  • All Bankruptcy Courts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015
  • U.S. District for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District for the Northern District of Texas

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