Eric Seitz focuses his practice on financial restructuring matters, including the representation of: official and ad hoc committees and debtors in complex Chapter 11 cases; secured lenders and mortgage servicers in restructurings and workouts; borrowers with respect to structured financings; trade creditors in defense of Chapter 5 avoidance actions; and trustees of post-confirmation trusts.

Practice & Background

Mr. Seitz received his B.S. in business, with a focus on organizational behavior and human resources, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He received his J.D. cum laude from Southern Methodist University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an associate managing editor of the SMU Law Review and the Journal of Air Law and Commerce. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Representative Matters

Mr. Seitz’s recent representations include:

  • senior secured lender for The Dolan Company
  • debtor Atari, Inc.
  • Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of General Growth Properties, Inc.
  • Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of LandAmerica 1031 Exchange Services, Inc.
  • debtor PetroRig I Pte Ltd.
  • debtor Edge Petroleum Corporation
  • Official Committee of Retirees of Maxus Energy Corporation
  • Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation
  • board of directors of Exide Technologies
  • litigation trustee for Quebecor World (USA), Inc.
  • large special servicer of commercial loans with respect to workouts and single-asset bankruptcies.

Community Involvement

Mr. Seitz is an active participant in his church and is a member of the New Commandment Men’s Ministry, an organization that provides assistance to elderly individuals, widows and single mothers.