Bracewell has promoted six lawyers to senior counsel and counsel. Clark A. Donat, LaTasha Mabry Snipes, Tom Swarbrick, Blake Urban and Lauren A. West have been promoted to senior counsel, and Jared Schuettenhelm has been promoted to counsel.
In March, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled the decision of three lower courts by determining the Bankruptcy Code does not permit “priority skipping” in Chapter 11 structured cases. Kurt Mayr and Shannon Wolf examine the pivotal Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding case and explain the implications for future structured dismissals in Chapter 11 cases.
Bracewell has added Michele J. Alexander to the firm’s New York office as a partner in the tax practice. Alexander counsels clients in mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, funds and joint ventures, bankruptcy, real estate and compensation matters.