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Savannah E. Lavender


Savannah Lavender is a member of the Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group and concentrates her practice in bankruptcy, insolvency issues, and commercial restructuring for financial institutions.

Professional Biography

Ms. Lavender assists banks and other financial institutions in all types of bankruptcy and insolvency issues. She also has experience assisting clients with a wide variety of litigation matters.

Ms. Lavender served as an appointed counsel to a Chapter 7 trustee and gained valuable experience representing the trustee in all court matters, including adversary procedures before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina.

During law school, Ms. Lavender served as a judicial law clerk intern to the Honorable David M. Warren, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. She also volunteered as a student attorney at Campbell University's Stubbs Bankruptcy Clinic and for the Campbell Law Innocence Project.

  • Listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of Bankruptcy (2023)
  • Named Distinguished Law Student for the Fourth Circuit by the American College of Bankruptcy (2021)
  • Member – North Carolina Bar Association
    • Legal Feeding Frenzy Committee (October 2021 – Present)
    • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee (December 2021 – Present)
  • Member – Tenth Judicial District Bar/Wake County Bar Association
  • Member – American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member – North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
    • Technology & Communications Committee Chair, Governing Board (2022 – 2023)
  • Member – International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
    • Program Planning Committee (2022)
  • Judge/Mentor Attorney – Wake County Capital Area Teen Court (2021 – Present)


  • Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, J.D., 2021
  • University of Central Florida, B.S. in Legal Studies, 2017
  • St. Petersburg College, A.S., 2015


  • North Carolina, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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