Melody G. Anderson


Melody G. Anderson specializes in bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, commercial litigation and judgment collection.
Ms. Anderson has extensive experience representing creditors in all aspects of Chapter 7, 11 (including Subchapter V), 12 and 13 bankruptcy cases, including relief from stay, adequate protection, assumption/rejection of leases, negotiation of favorable plan treatment, prosecution of nondischargeability claims, and defense of preference claims.
For the past 15+ years, Ms. Anderson’s state court practice has been focused primarily on representing equipment finance lenders/lessors and banks. She has extensive experience obtaining pre-judgment remedies for her creditor clients, including writs of possession (replevin) and writs of attachment. Once judgment is obtained, Ms. Anderson is highly skilled at locating and pursuing assets to satisfy the judgment. She works with her creditor clients to develop cost-effective collection strategies that best meet the client’s objectives.
Ms. Anderson received her undergraduate degree (B.A. in Spanish) from the University of Southern California and received her law degree from the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Anderson received the American Jurisprudence Award in Secured Transactions and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert W. Alberts, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge (now retired). She has been practicing law in the Los Angeles area for 20+ years.
Ms. Anderson is also admitted to practice in all federal District and Bankruptcy Courts in California and in the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. She is also admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to representing creditors in the California and Texas Bankruptcy Courts in which she is admitted, Ms. Anderson has also represented creditors pro hac vice in bankruptcy proceedings in Louisiana, Tennessee, Florida, Indiana, and several other states.