John H. TateJohn Tate Clark Hill
John H. Tate
John H. Tate represents debtors and creditors in insolvency matters and business reorganization. He also helps with asset protection strategies and litigation in bankruptcy court.
John practices bankruptcy law with an emphasis on Chapter 11 cases. He represents secured and unsecured creditors, shareholders, creditors committees, debtors, trustees, and other parties-in-interest, including court-appointed Future Claims Representatives in mass tort bankruptcy cases.
John advises high net worth individuals on creditor protection strategies for their assets and potential liability. Simultaneously, he has represented lenders on attacking Debtor creditor protection steps taken to attempt to avoid collection by their lenders.
John is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the American Board of Certification.
- Represented and successfully reorganized a large regional grocery store chain.
- Represented the primary secured lender in the reorganization of a chain of retail stores based in Texas.
- Represented the secured lender in the Chapter 11 reorganization of a national “fast food” fried chicken chain and franchisor.
- Represented a national airline in acquiring assets from the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Estate of a failed national airline.
- Represented Creditors Committees in numerous retail and real estate-related Chapter 11 cases.
- Represented debtors in large personal Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases.
- Represented the Future Claims Representative in one of the largest asbestos Chapter 11’s, resulting in an Asbestos Creditors Trust in excess of $1.1 Billion dollars.
- Represented the Future Claims Representative in a Chapter 11 case involving “silica” dust exposure, resulting in a successful reorganization and creation of a Silica Claimants Trust.
- Assisted and advised numerous high net worth individuals on Creditor Protection strategies.