Houston, Texas 77002
is a partner in the Houston office and a member of the firm’s Financial Restructuring Practice. He brings more than two decades of experience representing and advising business clients in out-of-court workouts and Chapter 11 reorganizations. Mr. Ripley has extensive experience in negotiating and confirming complex plans of reorganization as well as litigating contested matters and adversary proceedings throughout the country. He works with clients in a variety of industries with particular experience in oil and gas, healthcare, retail, construction, biotechnology, real estate and utilities.
Mr. Ripley’s clients include debtors in possession, creditors’ committees, secured creditors, bond holders, suppliers and parties acquiring assets out of bankruptcy. He is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of bankruptcy topics. Mr. Ripley is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston Law School teaching classes on Chapter 11.
Lien Claimants: Did the Release Add New Value? (Bankruptcy Law 360, Sept. 2007)
Awards & Recognition
Recognized by Texas Monthly Magazine as a “Texas Super Lawyer”
Certificate of Merit, Flaming Arrow District, Boy Scouts of America
|Areas of Practice||1) Bankruptcy/Restructuring , 2) Energy Financial Restructuring , 3) Financial Institutions: Restructuring , 4) Energy & Natural Resources and 5) Mergers & Acquisitions|
|Law School||J.D., with honors, Drake University|
|Education||B.A., magna cum laude, University of Akron|
|Bar Member / Association||Houston Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Fifth Circuit Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||King & Spalding LLP|
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