Eric T. Haitz is an associate in the financial restructuring practice.

Practice & Background

Mr. Haitz represents creditors and debtors in out-of-court restructuring matters, as well as chapter 11 reorganizations. His practice also includes representing strategic and financial buyers in Section 363 bankruptcy sales.

Mr. Haitz received his B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia in 2010. In 2016, he received his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business, respectively. In law school, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Jorge Solis of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, as well as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Catharina Haynes of the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. In addition to serving as a member of the Innocence Project Clinic at UVA Law, Mr. Haitz assisted the National Veterans Legal Services Program with its advocacy efforts on behalf of combat veterans. Prior to law school, Mr. Haitz conducted due diligence for mergers and acquisitions for a Fortune 500 company and provided brokerage operations services for a privately held corporation.

Representative Matters

  • a privately held company’s joint chapter 11 plan of reorganization and associated filings
  • a senior secured lender’s dismissal of a debtor’s chapter 11 case and motion for relief from the automatic stay
  • a juvenile family court proceeding to obtain Special Immigration Juvenile Visa Status for two minors.

Community Involvement

Mr. Haitz’s community, civic and charitable activities include:

  • Member of the Turnaround Management Association
  • Member of the Dallas Bar Association
  • Member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Youth Sports Officials umpire