Feb. 18, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Noted Dallas bankruptcy attorney
Jeffrey R. Erler
has joined the
litigation firm of
Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP
as a Partner and practice leader for the firm's bankruptcy and financial restructuring section.
During the past 20 years Mr. Erler has represented major banks, asset-based lenders, trustees, creditors' committees, creditors and debtors in bankruptcy reorganizations, liquidations, and litigation across a variety of industries. He has also served clients in receiverships, out-of-court workouts, personal property reorganization and sales, and real estate foreclosures. He joins
& Martin LLP.
"We're very fortunate to have Jeff bring his legal expertise to the firm," says
, one of
's founding partners. "The list of clients he's represented, and the scale and issues involved in those matters, is truly impressive."
Mr. Erler was named to the list of
of the state's top young attorneys a total of six times between 2004 and 2011, and was selected for inclusion to the list of
"Texas Super Lawyers"
in 2012. He earned his law degree from
Southern Methodist University
's Dedman School of Law in 1996, and received his undergraduate degree from
Texas A&M University
Mr. Erler is a frequent speaker for the National Business Institute and other organizations on topics related to creditor representation, such as insolvency actions, litigation and collection efforts. A member of the Dallas Bar Association and American Bar Association, he is also active in the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and serves on the Foundation Board of Directors of Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in
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