Berry D. Spears

Berry D. Spears, a Partner in the Austin office of Locke Lord LLP, has been acknowledged as a well-regarded legal practitioner from his 30 years of experience representing clients in restructuring matters in numerous industries and commercial sectors, including technology, telecommunications, real estate, retail, distribution, food services, manufacturing, and energy/oil and gas. He also has significant experience representing major financial institutions in nationally syndicated credits and restructurings.

While Berry has served companies and other entities in numerous industries, his significant work includes:

Experience in the electric utility industry, working with companies, cooperatives and independent power producers in a variety of matters
Leading the country's first restructuring of a significant "roll-up" in the residential and commercial plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) market segment
Serving as debtors' counsel in the reorganization of the largest bankruptcy case ever filed in the state of Texas
Representing a major drilling contractor with operations in the Gulf of Mexico in its Chapter 11 case.
Counseled and resolved a lawsuit brought by a Chapter 11 post-confirmation Litigation Trust against a major energy company seeking over $1.3 billion as a purported fraudulent transfer
Represented numerous cooperatives and independent power producers
Represented El Paso Electric Company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case
Representation of a board member cooperative and major creditor in the Cajun Electric Company bankruptcy case
Represented the Trustee in the liquidation and disposition of major energy-related assets


Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Bankruptcy, 2) Restructuring & Insolvency, 3) Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, 4) Energy and 5) Energy Litigation
Law School University of Texas School of Law (J.D.,1982)
Education Austin College (B.A., 1979)
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Association
Most recent firm Locke Lord LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/berryspears
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