Houston Bankruptcy Attorneys

Lessons from the Sears Bankruptcy

March 06 2019| News|

Until recently, Sears department stores have been a mainstay in home and personal retail shopping for many consumers, but recent financial woes have threatened its continued existence. Following a contested sale of the bankrupt retail chain to its chairman, Eddie Lampert, it appears that the company will continue for now. The battle to preserve the retail chain offers many lessons for bankruptcy observers.

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Freshly Removed from Bankruptcy, Mattress Firm Partially Settles Fraud Lawsuit

February 21 2019| News| |

Since late 2017, Mattress Firm has been embroiled in litigation against a litany of real estate industry defendants over what it claims was “a massive, multi-year fraud, bribery, and kickback scheme.” Having recently emerged from chapter 11 bankruptcy, the major bedding retailer is now setting its sights on resolving at least a portion of its wide-ranging lawsuit.


David Curry Speaks at the Dallas County Bar Association’s “Keeping Your Truck on the Road” Seminar

Dallas (October 3, 2018) – Okin Adams LLP partner David Curry joined a panel of bankruptcy professionals to discuss the challenges facing the transportation industry in a chapter 11 case with an emphasis upon best practices with cross-industry applicability. The challenges addressed included identifying and recovering rolling stock, addressing multiple secured lender and lessor claims, identifying true leases versus…


Okin Adams Attorney Continues His Dedication to the HBA Law Week Reading Program

According to students at St. Theresa’s Catholic School, Okin Adams attorney, JT Oldham, was once again a great addition to their class!  On Monday, September 17, 2018, as part of the Houston Bar Association’s (HBA) Law Week Celebration, JT participated in the Reading Program. JT enjoys his interaction with the children and has read to…


Best Lawyers in America© 2019 Recognizes Okin Adams Partners

Best Lawyers in America© has included two Okin Adams partners in its annual listing of top lawyers. Okin Adams partners Matt Okin and David Curry have been listed in the 2019 issue of this highly respected publication. Okin Adams congratulates Matt and David on this well-deserved recognition.