Omar J. Alaniz


Omar Alaniz


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Chapter 11 Debtors

  • Bristow Group - representation of global helicopter company providing search and rescue services and services to offshore oilfield producers
  • ASARCO - representation of large copper producer in its complex chapter 11 case
  • ABC Dentistry - representation of dental clinics in connection with a qui tam action under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevent Act
  • Urban Oaks Builders - special litigation counsel to debtor
  • Global Geophysical Services - representation of seismic-services company in its complex chapter 11 case
  • Minorplanet Systems USA - representation of publicly traded mobile communications company in its chapter 11 case
  • Other energy chapter 11 debtors including Xtreme Power, Panaco, GPR Holdings, Inc., and Northstar Energy, Inc.

Major Creditor and Stakeholder Representation

  • Southland Royalty - counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
  • Emerge Energy - counsel to chair of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
  • Philadelphia Energy - counsel to co-chair of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
  • Shale Support - counsel to member of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
  • Perkins Group & Marie Callender's - representation of stalking horse bidder
  • EXCO - representation of oil major in JV partner's chapter 11
  • Black Elk Energy - representation of secured creditor and equity holder in offshore operator's bankruptcy
  • Energy Futures Holding - representation of one of the largest unsecured creditors
  • A123 Systems - representation of patent owners in licensee's bankruptcy case
  • Golfsmith, Ritz Camera & Image, Dune Energy, Goldking Energy, United Retail Group, Fineline's Basement - representation of various landlords in national retail cases
  • Vitro Asset Corp. - representation of global telecommunications company in contract negotiation
  • Seahawk Drilling - representation of largest unsecured creditor
  • Nortel Networks Inc. - representation of asset purchaser
  • Gadzooks, Inc. - representation of a Big Four accounting firm in a complex chapter 11 bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Litigation

  • ConocoPhillips v. Noble - reversal on appeal and rendition of $63 million judgement before the Texas Supreme Court
  • Searchmetrics - dismissal of chapter 11 case representing plaintiff in misappropriation of trade secret and patent litigation
  • Adeptus Health - representation of officers and directors
  • Buccaneer Resources LLC - representation of board of directors
  • MP-Tech America, LLC - dismissal of preference action on summary judgment
  • Premium Well Drilling - dismissal of fraud claims against former director in post-bankruptcy adversary proceeding
  • AGE Refining - representation of trading arm of oil major in significant claim dispute
  • VeraSun Energy - representation of national barge and towing company in defense of million dollar preference litigation
  • Montreal Maine & Atlantic - representation of oil major in cross-border chapter 11 case
  • Grace v. Organo Gold - representation of global network marketing company in fraudulent transfer suit
  • Stanford Receivership - representation of SEC receiver in numerous bankruptcy cases arising out of securities fraud