Prior to joining Shearman, Lucky McDowell practiced for his entire 17-year career at Baker Botts.
Adeptus Health General Counsel Tim Mueller has seen good times and bad times. During a three-year period, Adeptus experienced wild expansion, did an IPO, had its market cap hit $1 billion, filed for bankruptcy and restructured with a new plan for steady growth. Through it all, Mueller’s legal counsel has been both sound and poised. The Lawbook has the story.
Frisco’s Skinny IT – once a rising star in North Texas – has filed for bankruptcy, the Dallas Business Journal reports.
A Haynes and Boone study shows that North American oil and gas bankruptcies fell to just 43 filings in 2018, down from 70 in the prior year. The Houston Chronicle’s Jordan Blum explains.
The Law Offices of Judith W. Ross, a bankruptcy law firm in Dallas, has announced that Frances A. Smith has joined the firm as a named partner. The new firm will be called Ross & Smith, PC.
Taco Bueno’s bankruptcy may have been one of the most notable in North Texas during 2018, but it wasn’t the biggest.
Houston-based Parker Drilling said Wednesday it’s filing for bankruptcy and losing its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The financially hobbled onshore drilling contractor has struggled mightily since the
The SEC announced Wednesday that America Modern Green Senior, America Modern Green Community and America Modern Green Residential have agreed to settle charges that they improperly used $49.5 million they raised from 90 Chinese investors for a project under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
Two recent rulings for $178.5 million have ended what had been one of the longest running cases in the nation. The downside of the case, filed nearly three decades ago, is that only about 70 of the original 2300 plaintiffs have lived to see its end. The Lawbook’s Litigation Writer Natalie Posgate has the bittersweet details.
Corporate bankruptcy lawyer Eric Seitz is in El Paso representing a Honduran father who fled murderous gangs with his teenaged sister who threatened to kill them and is seeking asylum. The need for lawyers at the border is still there and The Texas Lawbook has details.