Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights

 
Nathaniel Moran leads the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice area of Ramey & Flock. He has focused his practice in this area and brings state and federal courtroom experience handling bankruptcy and credit issues for business clients and individuals. The firm overall has rich experience in debtor-creditor relations, reorganizations, and liquidations in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings, including:
  • Representation of Petitioning Creditors in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 involuntary proceedings.
  • Representation of Secured and Unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcies.
  • Representation of Unsecured Creditors’ Committee in a Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Representation of Chapter 11 Trustees, Chapter 7 Liquidating Trustee, and Trustees for Liquidating Trusts as special litigation counsel in the prosecution of avoidance actions, insider transactions, fraudulent transfer and breach of fiduciary duty adversarial proceedings.
  • Representation of creditors in collections activities in both state and federal bankruptcy court, including the perfection and foreclosure of liens, receivership actions, turnover actions, garnishment actions, writs of attachment, and other pre- and post-judgment collection activities.

Representative Engagements

  • In re Wave Energy, Inc., Case No. 09-34577 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division —Special Litigation Counsel for Robert E. Ogle, Liquidating Trustee for the Wave Energy Liquidating Trust.
  • Filed and successfully litigated claims to settlement against an attorney of an oil and gas company for several professional torts, RICO violations, fraudulent transfers, and breaches of fiduciary duty.  See Ogle v. Robert Thompson, et al., Adv. Case No. 11-03057, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division; and
  • Sought and obtained a federal receivership for an oil and gas company that assumed operations of the bankrupt debtor entity post-petition. See Ogle v. WWXploration, LLC, Adv. Case No. 10-03656, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division.
  • In re Jeffrey Scott Rand; Case No. 09-34578 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division —Special Litigation Counsel for Ronald J. Sommers, Chapter 7 Trustee.
  • Filed and successfully litigated to settlement a lawsuit against several entities and persons connected to Jeffrey Scott Rand to recover the fraudulent transfer of a $7 Million duck hunting club and property in Arkansas. See Sommers v. Club de Pato, LLC, Adv. Case No. 10-03328, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division.
  • In re James A. Whitson, Jr. d/b/a James A. Whitson Jr. Oil Operators, Case No. 09-34979 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division —Special Litigation Counsel for Ronald J. Sommers, Chapter 7 Trustee.
  • Filed an intervention in a state court lawsuit and sued approximately 130 general partners of two oil and gas companies to recover monies due for drilling and completion costs of three oil and gas wells, which resulted in a multi-million dollar settlement and recovery for the bankruptcy estate. See Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc. v. James A. Whitson, Jr., Cause No. 09-23197, in the 270th District Court of Harris County, Texas.
For more information, contact Nathaniel Moran, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney in Tyler and throughout East Texas including: Longview, Marshall, Texarkana, Nacogdoches, Lufkin, Palestine and Henderson.
Represented by:Nathaniel Moran