Attorneys

Marc has extensive experience representing both debtors and creditors in business bankruptcy matters as well as creditors and creditor groups in consumer cases. Marc also has experience representing both Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Trustees, and Creditors’ Committees in a variety of bankruptcy cases. Such representations have included companies in manufacturing, transportation, retail, health and medical, oil and petroleum-related industries, and real estate development and operations. Marc’s experience includes commercial litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial transactions, sales and acquisitions of business, real estate transactions, and leasing transactions, as well as representation of lenders and borrowers in connection with loans, loan modifications and workouts. Such representations have taken Marc into all levels of court at both the state and federal levels.

In addition, Marc is named to the Texas Super Lawyers list by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly since 2005. He is rated AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.

Education

  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1987
    • Note Editor, The Review of Litigation, 1986-87
    • The Review of Litigation, 1985-86
    • Honor Council, 1985-1986
  • A.B., cum laude, Duke University, 1984

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • 5th, 7th, and 9th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western District of Texas

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, 1987-present
    • Bankruptcy Law Section
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section
    • Entertainment & Sports Law Section
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Federal Bar Association
    • National Chair, Bankruptcy Section, 2003-05, 2010-11
    • Bankruptcy Section, Executive Committee, 2003-present
    • National Board of Directors, 2006-10
    • Dallas Chapter President, 2001-02
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Bankruptcy Section
    • Entertainment & Sports Law Section
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Honors and Distinctions

  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, published in Texas Monthly, 2005 – 2007, 2011 – 2016
  • AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2000 – 2016
  • Legal Leaders/Top Rated Lawyers, ALM and Martindale-Hubbell, recognized 2013 – 2016

Speaking and Writing

Editor Bankruptcy Briefs, summer 2005, summer 2010, and at present, newsletter of the Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association.
Frequent author and speaker on bankruptcy-related topics.