William L. Siegel: Lawyer with Cowles & Thompson A Professional Corporation

William L. Siegel

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Commercial / Business Litigation
  • Corporate and Business
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Financial Institutions
  • Hospitality and Lodging
  • Real Estate / Real Estate Finance
University Miami University - Ohio, B.S., 1979
Law SchoolUniversity of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 1982
Admitted1982, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Memberships & Affiliations
•Member, State Bar of Texas
•Member, Dallas Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Rotary Club of Park Cities
•Board Member, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
•Texans for Tort Reform
•Board Member, Dallas Arts District Alliance, Inc.
•Board Member, Big Thought, Inc., f/k/a Young Audiences, North Texas


William L. Siegel is a Shareholder iin the Corporate and Business Law Practice Group of Cowles & Thompson and the Bankruptcy Section Head. His experience ranges from representing individuals and business entities in their corporate and transactional affairs including drafting and negotiating agreements of all types, and representing individuals and business entities in disputes giving rise to litigation in State and Federal Courts. He also represents debtors, creditors, Trustees, and Committees in bankruptcy matters in Chapter 7 liquidations and Chapter 11 reorganizations. His clients include small and medium size businesses, start-up technology companies, and partnerships.

• C&T Lawyers Finalize $60 Million Hotel Acquisition

09-05-2014: 2014 Super Lawyers Announced!
09-09-2013: 2013 Texas Super Lawyers
09-27-2012: C&T BEST IN CLASS - More than 50% of our lawyers are recognized in Texas Super Lawyers'
09-11-2012: Congrats to C&T's 2012 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
04-23-2012: Bill Siegel interviewed by Fox 4 News on AA bankruptcy
03-27-2012: Bill Siegel interviewed by KRLD on AA bankruptcy
09-28-2011: Congrats to 2011 Super Lawyers
01-15-2011: Bill Siegel served on the Slant 45 Committee
09-10-2010: Congrats to 2010 Super Lawyers
08-04-2010: Bill Siegel interviewed by Joel Thomas of CBS 11 TV and Tracy Kornet of KTXA 21
06-15-2010: Bill Siegel elected Chair-Elect for Board of Big Thought organization
06-15-2010: Bill Siegel interviewed by Austin York of KRLD's News Radio 1080
07-28-2009: Bill Siegel Interviewed by Shaun Rabb Fox4News
01-01-2009: Super Lawyer: Bill Siegel
12-05-2008: Bill Siegel on KTRH News Radio in Houston regarding Big 3 automaker bailout
11-24-2008: Bill Siegel on Fox 4 KDFW regarding Citigroup funding
11-20-2008: Bill Siegel on Fox 4 KDFW discussing automaker bailout
09-24-2008: C&T Salutes its 2008 Super Lawyers
10-19-2007: Cowles & Thompson Attorneys Speak to Accountant Group
09-25-2007: C&T Salutes its 2007 Super Lawyers
04-09-2007: C&T Lawyers Finalize $60 Million Hotel Acquisition
10-31-2006: C&T Salutes its 2006 Super Lawyers
05-18-2005: Congratulations to our 2005 Super Lawyers
07-01-2004: Cowles & Thompson Attorneys named 2004 Texas Super Lawyers

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Business Representation; Representation of numerous businesses as their general counsel. Such representation includes handling their transactional and corporate affairs ranging from lease negotiations, asset and stock sales, employment/non-compete/confidentiality issues, strategic planning, as well as day to day issues which arise in their ordinary course of business. Representation of numerous businesses in disputes ranging from breach of contract, fraud, deceptive trade practices, collection. Representation of shareholders and partners in minority shareholder/partner oppression disputes/lawsuits. Bankruptcy; Represents debtors, creditors and trustees in Chapters 7 and 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Assists debtors in informal workouts with the goal of avoiding a bankruptcy filing. Currently represents equipment financing companies in numerous bankruptcies in Texas regarding motions to assume or reject equipment financing leases and motions to modify the automatic stay to take possession of equipment. Currently represents landlords regarding motions to assume or reject leases and motions to modify the automatic stay to take possession of the premises. Represents creditors and equity interest holders in bankruptcy and workouts. Represent creditors in Chapter 5 (preference and fraudulent conveyance) related bankruptcy adversary proceedings.

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William L. Siegel

901 Main Street, Suite 3900
DallasTX 75202


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