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 wide variety of industries focused on the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring, and commercial litigation. Our clients have come to expect hard work from us, and the members of our team have become recognized in the legal industry accordingly.

To be recognized by Super Lawyers, attorneys must go through a lengthy peer review evaluation in order to earn a position on this prestigious list, which serves as a resource for those searching for legal counsel.

In addition to members of our team earning individual recognition by Texas Super Lawyers, the firm itself was also recognized this year as a Tier One Houston Firm in U.S. News & World Report as a Best Law Firm for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Legal industry stalwart ratings service Chambers and Partners also recognized the firm for Texas Bankruptcy and Restructuring this year as well.

The following Okin Adams attorneys were selected as Super Lawyers in 2021:

  • Matthew S. Okin: Firm founder Matt Okin pairs years of practical business knowledge with big firm training and nationally recognized skill to offer high-powered representation in complex financial restructuring and bankruptcy litigation matters in Houston and throughout Texas. His legal industry accolades are many, and include being recognized for his bankruptcy work by both The Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers and Partners®. This is his 10th consecutive year to be included in Super Lawyers as a top rated bankruptcy attorney.
  • David Curry: David represents business clients of all sizes in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings and related litigation. In addition to being recognized for his work in bankruptcy law by his peers for inclusion in Super Lawyers for the second year in a row, David has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights from 2020-2022.
  • James W. Bartlett, Jr.: Jim is an experienced complex business dispute trial lawyer who also offers deal negotiation services to his corporate clients, including all aspects of drafting and completion of the related contractual agreements. Jim has represented clients in matters across the country and internationally for over 25 years. In addition to being recognized by his peers for inclusion in Super Lawyers, Jim achieved the AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating—the highest possible rating—by Martindale-Hubbell. This is Jim’s second year in a row to be included in Super Lawyers as a top rated business litigation attorney; he was previously included on Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2007.

Award-Winning Houston Business Lawyers

Okin Adams was founded in 2007 and has continued to grow and evolve into a Texas business litigation and bankruptcy law powerhouse. From its office in Houston, the firm uses hard work and an ethical approach to help clients achieve their goals in a cost-effective manner throughout the state. Our team of experienced lawyers has worked with hundreds of businesses of all sizes dealing with bankruptcy and insolvency issues. In addition to its nationally-recognized debtor and creditor corporate bankruptcy practice, the firm handles business transactions and commercial litigation for clients in industries including energy, retail, healthcare, and more.