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May 29, 2009 
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Attorney Joseph Acosta Joins Gray Reed & McGraw

Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Bankruptcy Practice Group with the addition of Joseph Acosta as a Member in the firm's Dallas office.

Mr. Acosta has a broad base of bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, work-out and commercial litigation experience, and he is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.

As a former member of the corporate restructuring group of Jones Day, he was substantially involved in some of the largest chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in the United States.  He has taken leading roles in representing debtors-in-possession, creditors' committees, trustees, examiners, putative debtors, lenders, landlords, lessees, commercial creditors, asset purchasers, professionals and other interested parties in all types of insolvency proceedings, including involuntary bankruptcy proceedings and appeals.  Mr. Acosta further has extensive experience with creditor's rights and commercial litigation matters, having served as Texas bankruptcy counsel for various retailers and financing companies and having represented all types of commercial litigants in contractual disputes in and out of bankruptcy.

Mr. Acosta received both his B.A. from Emory University and his J.D. from the University of Houston. He is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation. In addition, he is on the Board of Trustees for The Warren Center and he is a Board Member for the Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas.

About Gray Reed & McGraw

Founded in 1985, Gray Reed & McGraw is a full-service law firm with more than 90 lawyers practicing in Houston, Dallas and Tyler, and offers a wide range of legal services including business litigation, corporate transactions, oil & gas, tax planning and litigation, real estate, healthcare, trusts and estates, employment law, family law, and bankruptcy.