Laila Masud focuses her practice in bankruptcy and business litigation, including lender liability and creditors’ rights.
Ms. Masud graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine in 2012. She earned her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2016. She was admitted to practice law in California in 2016. Prior to joining Marshack Hays, Ms. Masud served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Thomas B. Donovan at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, Los Angeles Division.
During law school, as an extern for the Honorable Vincent P. Zurzolo at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, Los Angeles Division, she served on the Rules Committee where she conducted research and wrote on various issues of bankruptcy law, including local court forms, rules and procedures. She also served as a student leader and was nominated for The Parris Institute for Professional Formation Awards for Excellence in Leadership and Excellence in Peacemaking. Laila is conversant in Spanish, Urdu and Hindi.
In December 2019, Laila was named President for the Orange County Bar Association’s Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section.