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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.

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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…

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Okin Adams Expands its Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice with the Addition of Johnie A. Maraist

Johnie Maraist joins Okin Adams LLP’s Houston office effective August 6, 2018. Johnie graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in 2018, and will be an associate in the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring section. Matthew Okin, Managing Partner of Okin Adams, said, “we are excited to expand our ranks with the addition of Johnie…

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Okin Adams Welcomes David L. Curry, Jr. as Partner in the Houston, Texas Office

HOUSTON (January 1, 2017) – Okin Adams LLP welcomes David L. Curry to the partnership as a Partner of the Firm.  This promotion coincides with Okin Adams ten year anniversary. David Curry joined Okin Adams in March 2015. A graduate of Tulane University School of Law, he has more than eight years of legal expertise. …

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