Ms. Becket joined Becket & Lee in 1991. She is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest distinction available. In addition to being a Managing Partner at Becket & Lee, focusing on client and industry relations, she specializes in litigation strategy, and has been lead counsel in some of the most successful and influential decisions on claim litigation in consumer cases over the last 20 years.
In 2009, Alane was elected to the Board of Directors of the ABI, where she served as Co-Chair of its Consumer Bankruptcy Committee from 2009 through 2011. In 2014, she was elected to serve on ABI’s Executive Committee as Vice President of Publications. In April 2018, Alane was elected President-Elect of ABI, until she assumes the role of President in April 2019. In 2015, Alane was appointed to NCBA’s Board of Directors. She was reelected to the NCBA Board in 2016, serving through 2018. She currently Co-Chairs both the Bankruptcy Section and the Professional Standards and Grievance Committee.
Alane has lectured extensively on consumer bankruptcy issues for a variety of professional organizations, including the ABI, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Federal Judicial Conference, the NACTT, the Commercial Law League of America, NCBA, and a host of local and regional creditor organizations. She has authored articles for many of the same organizations, as well as the Norton Institute on Bankruptcy Law. Alane co-authored the revised edition of the ABI treatise Consumer Bankruptcy: Fundamentals of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (Third Edition) and served as Editor of the Fourth Edition published in 2017. Alane also served as Editor for the 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions of The Best of ABI – The Year in Consumer Bankruptcy. In 2016, Collection Advisor magazine named her as one of the “25 Most Influential Women in Collections” in its September/October cover story. In 2018, Collection Advisor once again recognized Alane among her peers, this time in its September/October cover story on the “20 Most Powerful Women in Collections”.