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“No Stay, No Pay” – Fifth Circuit Explains (Again) Why Statutory Mootness is Fatal to Appeal of Bankruptcy Sale Order

October 22 2021| Client alerts| News| | By Ryan O’Connor

Introduction Bankruptcy sales are known for their speed and complexity.  Notwithstanding the implications for procedural due process rights or otherwise meritorious appellate arguments, bankruptcy courts routinely waive the fourteen-day stay provided in Bankruptcy Rule 6004(h) and authorize debtors to close sales immediately.  The occurrence of closing has broad ramifications for parties desiring to challenge the…

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OA Super Lawyers 2021

Okin Adams Attorneys Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers

Okin Adams LLP is proud to announce three of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2021 listing of Texas Super Lawyers, a rating service for attorneys from over 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition. Our boutique business law firm provides dedicated legal services to clients in a…

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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Okin Adams for Bankruptcy and Restructuring

June 02 2021| News| | By Okin Adams

Okin Adams LLP is honored to have been recognized by Chambers and Partners for Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring for the second consecutive year. Additionally, firm founder Matthew S. Okin was ranked among the top-rated lawyers in Texas for Bankruptcy/Restructuring for the third consecutive year. Chambers and Partners is an independent research company that operates across 200 jurisdictions…

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Houstonia Magazine 2020 Top Lawyers

Three Okin Adams Attorneys Selected as Houstonia Magazine 2020 Top Lawyers

Okin Adams is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys were named Houstonia Magazine 2020 Top Lawyers. The firm congratulates Chris Adams and David Curry Jr. for their inclusion for Bankruptcy Workout, and James W. Bartlett Jr. for Commercial Litigation. About Houstonia Magazine Houstonia Magazine launched in April 2013 as a news, entertainment, and…

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Okin Adams Expands its Commercial Litigation Practice with the Addition of Samantha Torres

October 31 2020| Announcements| Events| News| Press Releases| | By Jim Bartlett

Samantha Torres joins Okin Adams LLP’s Houston office effective October 26, 2020. Samantha graduated from South Texas College of Law in 2013, and will be a member of the firm’s commercial litigation section. Jim Bartlett, head of the firm’s litigation practice, said, “we are excited to add Sam to our rapidly expanding commercial litigation practice,…

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