FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A BIG BOOST TO BANKRUPTCY LITIGATION:
TEXAS-BASED BUSINESS LAW FIRM ANDREWS MYERS BRINGS IN VETERAN BANKRUPTCY TRIAL LAWYER TO BOLSTER PRACTICE GROUP
HOUSTON, TX – March 23, 2020 – Andrews Myers – a business law firm with offices in Houston, TX and Austin, TX – has announced the hiring of restructuring lawyer, Edward (Ed) L. Ripley, as a shareholder to join its restructuring and bankruptcy & creditors’ rights team. Ed has over 30 years of restructuring experience and has been involved in some of the largest bankruptcy cases in Texas and around the U.S., and is joining the firm after 13 years at King & Spalding. He started his career at the renowned bankruptcy boutique, Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay.
Based in Houston throughout his professional career, Ed Ripley has extensive experience in the energy space, as well as in the real estate, construction, hospitality and retail areas, representing debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, contract-counterparties and entities looking at distressed acquisition. He’s also well known to many attorneys throughout the nation, having spent ten years as an assistant to and adjunct professor at the University of Houston College Of Law, teaching Chapter 11 Business Bankruptcy.
“I am very excited to start on a new chapter in my career, working with an established team of well-regarded bankruptcy lawyers and litigators, and I’m looking forward to joining the Andrews Myers firm as it continues its strategic growth, furthering our services and reach both in-state and on a national basis,” Ripley stated.
Ed Ripley brings more than three decades of experience representing and advising business clients in out-of-court workouts and Chapter 11 proceedings. With a focus on corporate and bankruptcy restructuring and litigation, his extensive energy experience will be a tremendous asset to Andrews Myers’ energy practice group.
Ripley joins established bankruptcy lawyers and shareholders Josh Judd and Lisa Norman on the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights team – further strengthening the burgeoning practice group. Growing its bench of trial lawyers is a key component of the firm’s strategic plan, designed to further its status as a full-service business law firm with the resources and team to make an impact in multiple litigation areas across the State of Texas.
“Ed’s reputation and attitude fits well with our collaborative, team-driven approach and his addition to our team will help us grow our bankruptcy core competency, one of the primary growth goals set forth in our firm’s three-year strategic plan. It is an unprecedented and challenging time for all businesses, so offering our clients the counsel of nationally renowned and Board Certified attorneys in our bankruptcy & creditors’ rights group is definitely a strength,” commented Tim Ross, Hiring Shareholder at Andrews Myers.
About Andrews Myers
Founded in 1990, Andrews Myers is a Texas-based business law firm with more than 50 attorneys, and offices located in Houston and Austin. Firm attorneys counsel on transactions, disputes and all business related issues, with a keen focus on the primary practice areas of construction, trials, real estate, corporate, energy, employment, finance and bankruptcy-creditors’ rights. The firm plays an integral role on a wide range of projects, providing timely and cost-effective solutions to the most complex problems facing entrepreneurs and industry leaders throughout the state. For more information please visit www.andrewsmyers.com.
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