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Porter Hedges LLP

John Higgins

Houston, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Bankruptcy/Restructuring
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John Higgins has a highly regarded bankruptcy and restructuring practice, representing clients in matters such as Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings.
"John is the consummate professional. He is really good and creative." "He is very good in court and knows the nuances of the law." "John is very smart and commercial. He is a great lawyer who has a great read of the judges and the courtroom."
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John Higgins leads the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring practice. His practice focuses on corporate reorganization, restructuring, acquisitions, and litigation. He has extensive experience representing entities in their Chapter 11 cases and/or out of court restructurings, creditors' committees, Chapter 11 and 7 Trustees, institutional and corporate creditors and directors and officers. His practice also includes general civil litigation in both federal and state courts.

John is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American and Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is also a Certified Mediator (Attorney-Mediator Institute, January 1996).

Professional Memberships

American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow

Houston Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Federal Bar Association, Member

University of Houston Law Center Alumni Association, Member (Board of Directors, 1999-2001)

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

Commercial Law League of America, Member

Former adjunct professor of bankruptcy law, University of Houston Law Center

Turnaround Management Association (Houston chapter); President (2013)

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John Higgins

Porter Hedges LLP

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