Insolvency in Texas
2900 Weslayan Street, Suite 470, Houston, Texas 77027
SRBA’s attorneys bring a cohesive, results-driven approach to complex in and out-of-court corporate restructurings, and state and federal insolvency proceedings, representing debtors, trustees and committees.
Our attorneys have represented stakeholders in various situations within the bankruptcy process, including:
- Debtors in chapter 11 reorganizations
- Unsecured creditors’ committees
- Trustees in chapters 11 and 7
- Prosecuting and Defending avoidance actions and other bankruptcy-related litigation
- Asserting secured and unsecured claims against estates
- Prosecuting the assumption or rejection of contracts and leases
- Purchasing property from bankruptcy estates
- Investigations of various parties in bankruptcy proceedings
- Automatic stay modifications and other proceedings related to the automatic stay
- Discharge and dischargeability proceedings
Mr. Brown is licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas and represents a variety of clients in both bankruptcy cases and commercial litigation. He has vast experience representing debtors and creditors, committees, and chapter 7 and 11 trustees. Moreover, Mr. Brown has represented clientele facing preference or other avoidance actions stemming from bankruptcy proceedings. He has handled non-bankruptcy commercial matters including breach of contract, trade secret, open account, non-bankruptcy restructuring and workouts, and commercial secured transactions.
- Tulane University, B.A., 1993
- Louisiana State University, J.D., 1998
ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Louisiana Law Review
Louisiana State Bar Association
Texas State Bar Association
Mr. Brown clerked for the Honorable Louis M. Phillips, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana from July 2000 through May 2002. Mr. Brown further clerked for the Honorable Douglas D. Dodd, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana from May 2002 through July 2002. Prior to joining Stewart Robbins & Brown, Mr. Brown practiced with the law firm of McGlinchey Stafford, APLC and was a partner with the law firm Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan, LLC.
ARTICLES & PRESENTATIONS
Mr. Brown is the author of What's the Motter with Zeddo: Problems with the Fifth Circuit's Analysis of What Constitutes on Avoidable Interest of the Debtor in Property, 58 La.L.Rev. 1259, (1998). He has also authored articles for, and presented at, numerous seminars on a variety of bankruptcy-specific topics.