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Rebecca focuses her practice on all aspects of bankruptcy restructuring and reorganization, which includes the representation of debtors, lenders, creditors, landlords and trustees. She has been involved in litigating a wide array of contested matters and adversary proceedings, including fraudulent transfers, automatic stay relief, cash collateral arrangements, valuation contests, tax claims, termination of exclusivity, lien priority disputes, avoidance actions and objections to plan confirmation. Rebecca has significant experience in a broad range of industries including energy, oil and gas, real estate, banking and financial services, retail and telecom. She has represented clients in cases before both the federal bankruptcy and district courts in complex commercial litigation. In addition to her client work, Rebecca regularly speaks on matters ranging from the unique aspects of litigating in bankruptcy court to legal ethics.

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Legal Work Highlights

Rockall Energy and its subsidiaries in a chapter 11 sales process in which substantially all of the company’s operating assets were sold to Formentera Partners Fund I, LP pursuant to a prepackaged chapter 11 plan with a dual-track sale and back-stop equitization process that was confirmed within 83 days of commencing the chapter 11 cases

Represented administrative agent and lender in connection with the successful retail chapter 11 reorganization and equitization of Studio Movie Grill Holdings, LLC and its affiliates as well as related litigation matters

Lilis Energy in an in-court sale process in which substantially all of the company’s operating assets were sold to Ameredev Texas LLC as part of its chapter 11 cases involving approximately $400 million in total liabilities plus the confirmation of a chapter 11 plan in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas

Riverstone Credit Partners as administrative agent and lender on behalf of a syndicate of lenders under a $410 million term loan facility in the restructuring of MTE Holdings and its subsequent chapter 11 cases; engagement evolved to representation in connection with acquisition of debtor’s assets by lender affiliate pursuant to a chapter 11 plan and related post-confirmation litigation

Wells Fargo Bank as Administrative Agent of a $224 million credit facility to Kingfisher Midstream LLC in its chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas

JPMorgan Chase Bank as Administrative Agent, DIP Agent, and Exit Facility Agent in connection with its $335 million RBL and DIP financing to Approach Resources Inc. and related litigation

JPMorgan Chase Bank as Administrative agent and lead lender to Tuesday Morning Corporation in a $100 million debtor-in-possession revolving credit facility in connection with its chapter 11 bankruptcy and related litigation

Lead lawyer in representation of the largest creditor of the debtor in an ultra vires bankruptcy filing in West Virginia; the case was filed without the requisite corporate authority to file the bankruptcy petition and involved significant fast-paced discovery and litigation, ultimately resulting in successfully securing dismissal of the case in its entirety

Trial counsel defending $25 million claim against accounting firm by bankruptcy litigation trust alleging audit malpractice; client won a take nothing arbitration award in 2018 after full hearing on the merits

Terminal Investment Limited, S.A. and Korean Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd. as purchaser of equity interests and loans of debtor Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. in chapter 15 bankruptcy case pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code

Represented the debtor in one of the largest chapter 11 bankruptcy cases for an individual in the country

Highbridge Principal Strategies as restructuring and acquisition party in conjunction with $150 million senior secured lender to effectuate Shoreline Energy’s chapter 11 prenegotiated plan and restructuring/sale of operating assets, as well as in connection with related lien priority litigation

Discovery and litigation assistance to administrative agent in restructuring of revolving credit facilities in excess of $2 billion to a family of oil and gas funds pursuant to a prepackaged chapter 11 plan of reorganization

JPMorgan Chase Bank in the chapter 11 case of Chaparral Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration and production company, filed in Delaware and related litigation

Sanjel Corporation, an oilfield services company headquartered in Canada, in connection with a chapter 15 case and the sale of substantially all of the debtor’s U.S. assets

Navistar, Inc., a manufacturer of international-branded trucks and diesel engines, in the defense of fraudulent transfer litigation brought by the Plan Trustee of the Liquidating Trust of Tango Transport LLC

Eureka Hunter Pipeline LLC and Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners in connection with resolution of mid-stream contracts and joint venture issues in chapter 11 proceedings of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation filed in Delaware

Chapter 11 trustee in the successful prosecution of fraudulent transfers to insiders and denial of the principal shareholder’s claimed exemptions and discharge; first chaired jury trial of a $31 million fraudulent transfer action in federal district court

Liquidating trustee of a bankrupt financial services firm in litigation against former officers and directors

Agent to senior secured lenders in the chapter 11 case of Levelland/Hockley County Ethanol, LLC, an ethanol refiner filed in Lubbock, Texas

Chapter 11 trustee of corporate debtors providing cross-border telecommunication services; representation included numerous adversary proceedings, contested matters, and appeals (including several successful appeals at Third Circuit level), as well as sales of substantially all of the debtors’ assets for consideration in excess of $250 million


Law School

University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2005

Undergraduate School

University of Delaware, B.S., 2002, magna cum laude

Bar Memberships

Becky is licensed to practice in the following state(s):




Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021–2024; Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2024

Selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® , Super Lawyers, 2014 – 2015

International Women’s Insolvency & Reorganization Confederation (IWIRC), Rising Star Award Semi-finalist, 2014

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

Board Member, 2010, 2011, and 2013–2024

Chair, 2016

Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

Board Member, 2017–2024

DFW Chapter President, 2020

TMA Global, Governance Committee

TMA Network of Women (NOW) Global Committee

Women’s Energy Network, Member

Board Member, 2017-2020

Co-Chair of DFW Leadership Conference, 2019

Texas Wall Street Women, Member

Philanthropy Committee Co-Chair, 2015 – 2016

Attorneys Serving the Community, Member

State Bar of Texas Young Lawyers Committee, Member

American Bar Association

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

National Charity League, Member


Becky was invited to speak at the following events:

“Recent Bankruptcy Case Law and Developments,” Northern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference, June 2022

“Bonehead Lawyer Moves,” Association of Corporate Counsel, DFW Annual In-House Symposium, April 2022

“Bankruptcy Litigation in Today’s Business and Legal Environment,” GC Netweavers of Dallas Presentation, August 2020

“New Techniques to Cross-Examine the Expert Witness,” Northern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference, April 2019

“State of the Market – What’s Happening Now & Trends to Watch for in 2017,” Turnaround Management Association, October 2016

“Claims and Claim Objections: A Review of the Revised Rules,” CLE presentation to Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Texas at Starting Out Right Program, November 2015

“Chapter 15 Overview & Case Update,” CLE presentation to Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section, May 2014

“Perfect Pitch: A Mock Pitch Event,” 11th Annual Spring Program and Founders Awards, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), April 2014

“Credit Bidding Under a Plan: To Be or Not To Be, or, To Be and Not To Be,” CLE presentation to Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section, March 2012

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