Porter Hedges Grows Bankruptcy Practice with New Partner Eric English

Firm News

Eric English has joined Porter Hedges as a partner in the Bankruptcy section of the Corporate Practice Group.  Mr. English has a diverse restructuring, litigation and creditor rights practice, including the representation of debtors, secured lenders, trade creditors, and equity holders in commercial workouts, bankruptcy restructurings and disputes.  He also has experience with commercial foreclosures and has represented buyers in distressed acquisition transactions.

He has represented clients in the oil and gas, chemicals, power generation, financial services, healthcare, mining, construction, solar energy, and real estate industries.

“Eric’s practice is an ideal fit for our firm and the bankruptcy section.  His clients will benefit from our platform and our clients will benefit from his diverse experience, particularly in the energy and healthcare industries.  We are excited for Eric to join our team,” says bankruptcy section leader John Higgins.

Mr. English clerked for the Honorable Harold R. DeMoss, Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  He received his J.D. from Pepperdine University and his B.A. from Seattle Pacific University.

Porter Hedges bankruptcy practice is consistently named among the leading practices in the country.  Chambers USA notes that clients recognize the “strong bench of experienced practitioners” in Texas.  Clients also praise the practice in Legal 500 for the “excellent” team and the “value and quality” of counsel as compared to other national firms.

In the Press:

"People on the Move," Houston Business Journal and Dallas Business Journal

"Newsmakers," Texas Lawyer

"People in Business," Houston Chronicle

"Porter Hedges Brings on Bankruptcy Expert Eric English as a Partner," The Texas Law Book