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January 6, 2020 
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Gray Reed Welcomes Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Partner in Houston

Gray Reed is proud to announce the addition of Partner Paul D. Moak to the firm’s Houston office. He focuses on complex commercial litigation, primarily arising from commercial bankruptcy cases.

In his practice, Moak has represented debtors, secured lenders, creditor committees and equity committees in bankruptcy reorganization proceedings, as well as bankruptcy-related litigation matters. He possesses particular expertise in the mortgage-loan, energy, healthcare, chemicals and aviation industries. Moak has handled a wide range of litigation arising from his bankruptcy-related representations, including claims to recover fraudulent conveyances and preferential transfers, claims against officers and directors for breach of fiduciary duties, claims involving auditor liability, and claims for recharacterization and equitable subordination. A list of specific representative experience can be found here.

Moak earned his B.B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Houston in 1992 and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center in 1995. He is currently ranked as a leading bankruptcy lawyer by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America. In addition, he’s recognized among Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in 2019.

Moak adds a significant Houston presence for the firm’s nationally recognized Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy practice, which is led by Jason Brookner.

About Gray Reed

A full-service Texas law firm with offices in Dallas, Houston and Waco, Gray Reed provides legal services to companies ranging from start-up to Fortune 500 as well as high net worth individuals. Gray Reed attorneys assist clients with a myriad of legal issues including commercial litigation, corporate transactions, oil and gas, tax planning and litigation, real estate, construction, healthcare, trusts and estates, employment law, family law, intellectual property and bankruptcy. For more information, visit