Bankruptcy & Restructuring Bankruptcy Litigation

In bankruptcy proceedings, negotiations are generally the way differences are solved. However, sometimes disputes within the case need to be litigated in order to be settled. These matters can arise for a variety of reasons, but the litigation process in bankruptcy proceedings is typically much faster than other types of litigation. It is crucial for those involved in a case to act quickly and follow the unique bankruptcy court litigation requirements. Some of the areas that may give rise to litigation include:

  • Relief from the automatic stay
  • Contested asset sales
  • Claim objections
  • Creditor preferences
  • Contract disputes
  • Disputes regarding governance of the debtor
  • Recovery of fraudulently transferred assets
  • Valuation disputes

Oil and gas companies involved in a bankruptcy case often have specific issues that can impact bankruptcy litigation. Valuable assets, such as leases and mineral rights, can motivate creditors and debtors to restructure in different ways than a normal company in bankruptcy might, but can also cause conflict among the parties involved. The number of interested parties and variety of jurisdictions in which a company operates can also create additional potential for litigation.

Houston Bankruptcy Litigation Lawyers

Having a law firm that works with you to not only guide you through the whole bankruptcy process, but be able to react quickly if litigation does arise during the proceedings, is vital no matter your role in the case. We have worked closely to represent creditors, debtors, committees, and trustees in a variety of litigated matters and understand the unique issues and procedures that can impact these kinds of cases. If you are currently involved in bankruptcy litigation or in a bankruptcy case that could turn litigious, please contact us so we can discuss your options.

CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE OF THE REPRESENTATIVE BANKRUPTCY MATTERS WE HAVE HANDLED.

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Ryan A. O’Connor Ryan’s primary area of practice focuses on all aspects of restructuring and reorganization work, including representation of corporate debtors and creditors.

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