Bankruptcy Law & Reorganization
Firm has extensive experience in business bankruptcies,
workouts, and reorganizations as well as consumer bankruptcies.
The Firm’s lawyers have been involved in hundreds
of workouts and bankruptcy matters, including mega-case
Firm’s bankruptcy section consists of attorneys
Jeffrey Wells Oppel and Charles N. “Boots”
Goldberg who offer many years of bankruptcy experience
in cases across the country.
Oppel while at the law firm of Andrews & Kurth represented
billion dollar corporations, financial institutions,
and governmental agencies in some of the largest bankruptcies
in the country. Mr. Oppel continued his bankruptcy practice
at Broocks, Baker & Lange where he represented debtors,
trustees, and creditor’s committees in addition
to creditors. Recently, Mr. Oppel represented debtors
and creditors in healthcare bankruptcies including the
representation of Community Health Inc., a non-profit
hospital in the Beaumont, Texas area, which successfully
reorganized in Chapter 11.
Goldberg has practiced bankruptcy law for over thirty
years with a particular emphasis on real estate reorganizations.
Mr. Goldberg has successfully reorganized debtors under
Chapter 11 in all four districts of the State of Texas.
Firm’s Bankruptcy Section includes trained paralegals
that regularly assist in bankruptcy matters as well
as a support staff well experienced in the time critical
practice of bankruptcy law.
attorneys in the bankruptcy section have been involved
in representing major debtors and creditors in bankruptcies
involving oil and gas companies, airlines, pipeline
companies, healthcare companies, retail companies, office
buildings, apartment complexes, and others. The Firm
is also well versed in all facets of bankruptcy litigation,
including avoidance actions, confirmation disputes,
and discharge challenges.
Oppel and Goldberg are not certified in Business or
Consumer Bankruptcy by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.