Legal Analytics for District Court Bankruptcy Appeals

Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics for district court bankruptcy appeals provides valuable data-driven insights and trends into the unique characteristics that separate bankruptcy appeals from all other federal practices. 

Bankruptcy appeals are much less common than traditional appeals. Whereas bankruptcy judges are highly specialized, most district court judges rarely encounter bankruptcy appeals, making the process more challenging for attorneys and outcomes less predictable.

While you may be familiar with your judge in bankruptcy court, Legal Analytics provides you with critical insights on how a district court judge will approach your case. Leverage information on case timing, issues, outcomes, and more, to craft winning case strategy.

Use Cases

Lex Machina helps you answer questions such as:

  • How many times have judges in the Central District of California reversed a bankruptcy court decision?
  • What is the median time to termination for bankruptcy appeal cases in front of Judge Leonard Stark?
  • Which law firms have the most experience representing Bank of America in federal district court bankruptcy appeal cases?
  • In which district court bankruptcy appeal cases have claims and liens rulings been affirmed, vacated, reversed or remanded?
  • How often do Appellants win bankruptcy appeal cases involving Chapter 11 Adversary Proceedings


Case issue groups include: Procedure and Jurisdiction, Malfeasance and Remedies, Officers, Administration, Lift of Automatic Stay, Debtor’s Rights and Duties, Plan and Disclosure Statements, Objection to Confirmation, Property of the Estate, Dismissal and Conversion, Discharge and Dischargeability, Claims and Liens, Objection to Proof of Claim, Avoidance, and State or Other Federal Law.

Case Tags

Our data includes unique tags, such as Bankruptcy Appeal, Individual Debtor, Business Debtor, Adversary Proceeding, Chapter 7, Chapter 9, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, Chapter 13, and Chapter 15.