The bankruptcy and creditors rights attorneys at Wick Phillips have represented a variety of clients in bankruptcy proceedings and pre-bankruptcy workouts, including, among others, debtors, trustees, unsecured creditors committees, bank groups, secured and unsecured creditors, lessors, individual financial institutions, indenture trustees, claims sellers and purchasers, and purchasers of assets. MORE
We represent clients in bankruptcy-related litigation matters. From filing and prosecuting proof of claims, pursuing recovery of fraudulent transfers and preferential payments, and litigating complex fiduciary matters, we use our resident subject matter experts to traverse the unique obstacles presented in insolvency. MORE
Our appellate lawyers are experienced in handling appellate and post-judgment matters in both federal and state courts throughout the United States. Our appellate lawyers handle appeals for cases tried by our lawyers as well as cases tried by lawyers from other law firms. MORE
Wick Phillips maintains a national and transnational litigation practice. We are trial lawyers whose years of experience at large, international law firms led us to conclude that a leaner and more versatile law practice would better serve clients. Litigation is often a business strategy that involves a significant investment of time, resources, and money for our clients. MORE
Our corporate and finance practice focuses on managing transactions for our clients to successful completion, minimizing their risks, and saving them time and money in the process. Whether their challenge is a routine matter or a complex acquisition, loan facility or securities offering, our goal is to provide clients with efficient and effective advice throughout the transaction to help them achieve their business goals. MORE
Our Securities Litigation and Regulations Corporate Advisory and Securities Enforcement practice consists of both corporate and litigation attorneys who are best suited to address critical and complex “board level” special situations for our clients. We also advise and defend clients in matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, self-regulatory organizations, and state securities authorities. MORE
The Estate Planning Practice involves providing sophisticated and personalized estate, tax, asset protection, philanthropic and business planning for individuals and families. Estate planning needs of clients change over time and we can assist clients with developing a core estate plan which can be modified and supplemented over time as financial and family circumstances change. We have experience in developing structures to ensure that family businesses and legacy assets such as ranches are transferred in a tax-efficient manner and stay in the family while protected from divorce and creditors. MORE
Our lawyers have experience in all facets of labor and employment law. We advise clients regarding the employment relationship, including recruiting and hiring practices and procedures, unfair competition, responding to a competitor’s predatory hiring practices, best practices for protecting confidential information, background investigations, privacy, I-9 issues, training, discipline, workplace investigations, and employment separation issues. MORE
The attorneys in the real estate group of Wick Phillips have handled some of the most complex, high profile real estate transactions in the market today. We strive to provide the highest level of legal service while maintaining a practical approach to closing your deal. Our attorneys view each client as a strategic partner, and we think and act accordingly—serving as trusted business advisors. MORE
Wick Phillips has a broad range of experience representing clients in securities investigation and enforcement matters. We represent companies, senior executives, employees and others in regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and other federal and state governmental agencies and self-regulatory organizations. MORE
Our Tax Practice includes corporate, partnership, estate and gift, and individual income tax matters. The tax liability generated by a business or investment is, oftentimes, the largest expense associated with the business or investment. We assist clients in minimizing this liability. We have extensive experience with structuring new business or investment vehicles to meet a client's business objectives in a tax efficient manner. MORE
Our Technology Law practice covers all aspects of legal issues our clients face in the fast growing and ever changing technology industry. Our practice focuses on technology and related transactions, particularly intellectual property development, licensing, distribution, manufacturing and outsourcing. Primary industries covered are telecommunications, software, web based industries, and video games and entertainment. MORE
Wick Phillips has won a significant oil and gas appeal and a judgment in excess of $1 million against Chesapeake Exploration on behalf of a group of Fort Worth-based leaseholders.
Erika Bright has been named a partner with Wick Phillips, a full service
business law firm based in Dallas. A former partner with Haynes and Boone LLP, Bright specializes
in issues related to insurance, construction and commercial litigation.
Wick Phillips announces that Austin Pennington has joined the Dallas office as an Associate. Pennington will specialize in civil, property tax and business litigation, in addition to providing counsel to clients on civil appellate law matters. Prior to joining Wick Phillips, Pennington worked with Myers Hill in Fort Worth.
Wick Phillips announces that Lindsey Marsh has joined the Dallas office as an Associate on the Complex Commercial Litigation team. Marsh’s responsibilities will include commercial business litigation, commercial real estate and providing counsel to clients involved in a variety of civil business disputes.
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Wick Phillips represented Holland Services in the negotiation and consummation of agreements related to a strategic investment made by H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C. A leading global private equity firm, H.I.G. Capital invested in Holland’s energy-affiliated land services business.
Wick Phillips has named Maureen Pollock as its Chief Operating Officer. With nearly 20 years of financial management experience, Pollock will be responsible for running the daily operations of the firm, as well as for managing the company’s strategic growth and profitability.
Bryan J. Wick (top left) and Andrew M. Gould, (bottom left) partners with Wick Phillips, a full-service business law firm with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, Texas, have been named to D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers” in Dallas for 2013.
Wick Phillips announces that Michael L. Baum has joined the Dallas office as a partner in the employment and commercial litigation groups. With nearly 15 years of experience,
Wick Phillips, a full-service business law firm with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, Texas, announces that five attorneys at the firm were recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine. Joseph R. Callister, Mario Javier P. Dolan, David J. Drez III, Seema Tendolkar, J. Robert Wills, IV were named Texas Rising Stars in 2013.