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Luke's practice is focused on representing corporate debtors, indenture trustees, financial institutions, lessors, utilities, and other secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases and non-judicial restructurings throughout the United States. Luke regularly defends creditors in bankruptcy-related contested matters and adversary proceedings, including preference and fraudulent transfer litigation and stay violation proceedings. Luke also advises counterparties to financial contracts entitled to safe harbor protections under the Bankruptcy Code.


  • Duquesne University School of Law, 2009, J.D., summa cum laude, Research Editor, Duquesne Law Review; National Environmental Law Moot Court Team
  • University of Delaware, 2006, B.A., English, minor History, cum laude

  • Pensilvania

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • All State Courts - Pennsylvania

  • The Judith K. Fitzgerald Bankruptcy American Inn of Court (former President)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section (former Chair)
  • Turnaround Management Association, Pittsburgh Chapter (former Board Member)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Pittsburgh CLO (Board Member)
  • Quantum Theatre (Board Member)

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Ranked in Chambers USA as "Up and Coming" for Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2024
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2020-2024, and Commercial Litigation, 2023-2024
  • Winning Deal Team for Rockdale Marcellus, LLC Chapter 11, “Cross-Border Special Situation M&A Deal of the Year,” 14th Annual Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2022.
  • Named a key lawyer by Legal 500 USA 2021-2022 for Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Municipal