Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins and Mott L.L.P.
  • Litigation
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

About the Firm: Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins and Mott, LLP represents numerous governmental entities in Texas, including school districts cities counties hospital districts appraisal districts and special districts, in the collection of ad valorem taxes and other governmental receivables. The firm has experienced steady growth since its founding in 1970 and currently has 12 offices across Texas with over 50 attorneys and more than 400 employees

 About the Opportunity:

 Bankruptcy Associate:  Our Houston office is looking for a bankruptcy attorney to handle matters from a creditor's perspective arising under the United States Bankruptcy Code, particularly under Chapter 11.

 Essential Duties:

  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice in federal courts in Texas.
  • Travel to hearings as needed in Texas, and occasionally to other states, particularly Delaware, New York, California, and Virginia.
  • Knowledge and experience handling significant events in chapter 11 cases such as DIP Funding, Sale Motions, Motions for Stay Relief, Plans Objections, defending Objections to Claims and Preference Actions.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Able to understand, analyze, and monitor simple and complex chapter 11 cases.
  • Determine the need for, and draft responses and objections to significant events in bankruptcy cases.
  • Work with support staff and local counsel as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, opposing counsel and bankruptcy court personal.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Preferred Experience: 

  • 5-9 years of experience in significant transactions in various stages of bankruptcy proceedings with a basic understanding of accounting and financial issues that affect restructuring transactions.
  • Experience representing creditors in bankruptcy matters.
  • Excellent writing and research skills;
  • Must have a strong work ethic, organizational skills, inter-personal and social skills, and be a self-starter.
  • Licensed to practice in federal courts of other states, particularly Delaware, New York, California, and Virginia helpful but not essential.

Education:

Juris Doctor

Application Process:

Please submit a writing sample and your resume.

*Information provided in response to this posting will remain confidential unless approved by candidate.

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