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Imaan Patel

Imaan Patel

Imaan Patel is an associate in the Restructuring Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Houston office.

Her practice focuses on all aspects of Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court workouts.

Prior to joining Haynes Boone, Imaan clerked for the United States Bankruptcy Judge Joshua P. Searcy in the Eastern District of Texas.

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  • Turnaround Management Association
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation


J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2019, with honors

B.A., English, Rice University, 2014


Term Clerk to the Hon. Joshua P. Searcy, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2021-2023



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