Cameron Schlagel focuses his practice in bankruptcy and has extensive experience in general and complex commercial litigation matters. His practice includes representing clients in matters involving bankruptcy and restructuring, breach of contract, construction and construction defect, consumer class actions, fraud and fraudulent transfer litigation, judgment enforcement and loan enforcement. As a former federal law clerk, Cameron offers his clients valuable insight into the legal system.
Before joining Snell & Wilmer, Cameron served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable John W. Holcomb of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the Honorable Ernest M. Robles of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. He also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Neil W. Bason of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Cameron earned his J.D. from Loyola Law school where he was awarded the Dean’s Service Award and the Otto Kaus award for excellence in legal scholarship. During law school, Cameron served as Editor-in-Chief of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review.
Represented client’s bankruptcy interests prior and throughout claim involving legal malpractice
Defended multiple national amateur sports organizations in cases alleging breach of duty
Assisted in the representation of a large automotive manufacturer regarding a design defect claim throughout all phases of litigation and at trial
Defended property management company in premise liability cases
Defended a large tire manufacturer company regarding a design defect claim.
Defended hospitals in matters regarding medical malpractice and negligence
Represented governing board of public university in professional liability case
Loyola Law School (J.D., 2017)
Loyola Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review
Dean's Service Award (2017)
Ottus Kaus Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship (2017)
Law Review Scholarship (2015-2017)
Witkin Award in Property I (2014)
Montana State University (B.A., Political Science, 2014)
American Bar Association, Member (2018-Present)
Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section
Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, Member (August 2021-Present)
Federalist Society, Member (2014-Present)
"Beauty is in the Eye of the Bondholder: A Bundle of Rights Theory of Enforcement of Chapter 11 Voting Assignments," Co-Author, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review (2020)
"Bankruptcy, Debt Recharacterization, and the Constitution—An Erie Relationship," Author, American Bankruptcy Law Journal (2019)
"Avoiding the Second Amendment Scrutiny Quagmire: A Pragmatic Test for Second Amendment Challenges Based on International Evidence," Author, Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review (2017)
"Special Edition Volume: The Nuremberg Laws and The Nuremberg Trials, Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review (2017)