Judge M. Elaine Hammond


  • University of North Carolina School of Law - J.D.
  • Duke University - B.A.

Appointed:Judge Hammond

  • United States Bankruptcy Judge Northern District of California (February 2012)


  • Friedman Dumas & Springwater LLP, San Francisco - Partner
  • Prior to joining Friedman Dumas & Springwater LLP in 2003, was an associate with Murphy Sheneman Julian & Rogers.
  • Specialized in representing debtors and creditors in commercial bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings