Shelby A. Jordan

Shelby A. Jordan: Attorney with Jordan, Holzer & Ortiz, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Jordan, Holzer & Ortiz, P.C. (3 Attorneys)
  • 1250 South Capital of Texas Hwy, Suite 330, Austin, TX 78746
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  • Shelby A. Jordan, the firm's founder, has practiced large case reorganizations and commercial litigation throughout Texas and the US. He has published well over 75 legal legal articles involving current issues in commercial workouts and litigation.
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Attorney Awards

Biography

Listed Martindale-Hubble AV from 1978 to present; listed in Best Lawyers in America, 1992-2014. Listed in Texas Monthly annual Super Lawyers every year of publication through 2014 and top 250 in state, 2004-2006. Comments Editor, St. Mary's University Law Journal. Regular Speaker/Author: State Bar of Texas Professional Development Program, Articles Written, 1983-1986, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1999-2003, 2006, 2008-2014; University of Texas Advanced Bankruptcy Conference, Articles Written, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013. Member, Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Committee for Bankruptcy Rules, S.D. Texas (Bankruptcy, 1978; 1984; 1998; 2008-2009); College of the State Bar of Texas.

(Board Certified, Business Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization); (Also at Brownsville, Texas Office)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Federal and State Appellate
  • Business Reorganization Law
  • Chapter 11

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
361-884-5678  Phone
361-888-5555  Fax
www.jhwclaw.com
Year of First Admission:
1973
Admission:
1973, Texas; 1973, U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
State Bar of Texas (Executive Council Member, Bankruptcy Section, 2002-2008; Treasurer); American Bar Association; American Bankruptcy Institute.
Birth Information:
Baltimore, Maryland, October 17, 1948
Reported Cases:
Fifth Circuit: 1. ASARCO, LLC v. Jordan Hyden Womble Culbreth & Holzer, P.C. (Matter of ASARCO, LLC), No. 12-40997 (5th Cir. 4/30/14) [affirming an enhancement in fees of $125,000.00 for outstanding results] 2. In re Eldercare 568 F.3d 506 (5th Circuit 2009) opinion by Sandra Day O'Conner. 3. In Matter of Scotia Pacific Co., LLC, 508 F.3d 214 (5th Cir. 2007). 4. In re Andrews, 98 Fed.Appx. 290, 2004 WL 816450, (5th Cir. 2004). 5. Coward v. AC and S., Inc., 91 Fed.Appx. 919, 2004 WL 75425, (5th Cir. 2004). 5. In re Parks, 82 Fed.Appx. 392, 2003 WL 22888898, (5th Cir. 2003). 6. In re Transtexas Gas Corp., 303 F.3d 571, 53 Fed.R.Serv.3d 680, (5th Cir. 2002). 7. In re Gandy, 299 F.3d 489, (5th Cir. 2002). 8. Arnold v. Garlock Inc., 288 F.3d 234, (5th Cir. 2002). 9. Arnold v. Garlock, Inc., 278 F.3d 426, (5th Cir. 2001). 10. In re Andrews, 239 F.3d 708, (5th Cir. 2001). 11. Matter of Lieb, 915 F.2d 180, (5th Cir. 1990). District Court: 1. In re Sandurg Financial Corp, 446 B.R. 793 (S.D. Tex 2011). 2. In re Asarco LLc, 420 B.R. 314 (S.D. Tex. 2009). 3. Asarco LLC vs. Americas Mining Corp. 419 B.R. 737 (S.D. Tex., 2009). 4. In re Asarco, LLC, 2009 WL 1392627 (S.D. Tex., 2009). 5. Asarco LLC vs. Americas Mining Corp. 404 B.R. 150 (S.D. Tex., 2009). 6. In re Nancy Sue Davis Trust v. Davis Petroleum Corp., 402 B.R. 203 (S.D.Tex., 2009). 7. Asarco Inc. v. Asarco LLC., 2008 WL 4609997 (S.D. Tex., 2008). 8. Asarco LLC vs. Americas Mining Corp., 396 B.R. 278 (S.D.Tex., 2008). 9. Andrews v. Cadleway Properties, Inc., 2008 WL 2117682 (S.D.Tex., 2008). 10. Asarco LLC vs. Americas Mining Corp., 2008 WL 2714661 (S.D. Tex., 2008). 11. Asarco LLC vs. Americas Mining Corp., 382 B.R. 49 (S.D. Tex., 2007). 12. South Texas Wildhorse Desert Invs., Inc. v. Texas Commerce Bank-Rio Grande Valley, N.A., 314 B.R. 107, (S.D.Tex., 2004). 13. Madden v. Able Supply Co., 205 F.Supp.2d 695, (S.D.Tex.,2002). 14. In re Eagle Bus Mfg., Inc., 158 B.R. 421, (S.D.Tex. 1991). 15. In re Johnson Cover Co., 92 B.R. 712, (S.D.Tex., 1988). Bankruptcy Court: 1. In re Edge Petroleum Corp, 2009 WL 7864695 ( Bkrtcy. S.D.Tex. 2009). 2. In re Asarco LLC, 2009 WL 8176865 (Bkrtcy. S.D.Tex., 2009). 3. In re Andrews, 2009 WL 1076831(Bkrtcy. S.D.Tex., 2009). 4. In re Asarco LLC, 2008 WL 4533733 (Bkrtcy. S.D.Tex. 2008). 5. In re Atravasada Land and Cattle Inc., 388 B.R. 255 (Bkrtcy. S.D.Tex., 2008). 6. In re Scotia Development, LLC, 2007 WL 2788840 (Bkrtcy.S.D.Tex. 2007). 7. In re Andrews, 2007 WL 596706 (Bkrtcy. S.D.Tex., 2007). 8. In re Eldercare Properties, Ltd., 2007 WL 1217891,(Bkrtcy.S.D.Tex., 2007). 9. In re Scotia Development, LLC, 2007 WL 1192137 (Bkrtcy.S.D.Tex., 2007). 10. In re Andrews, 2007 WL 596706 (Bkrtcy.S.D.Tex., 2007). 11. In re CBM Educ. Center of San Antonio, Inc., 1992 WL 551256 (Bkrtcy.S.D. Tex. 1992). 12. In re Eagle Bus Mfg., Inc., 134 B.R. 584, (Bkrtcy.S.D.Tex., 1991). 13. In re Corpus Christi Hotel Partners, Ltd., 133 B.R. 850 (Bkrtcy.S.D. Tex. 1991). 14. In re Lieb, 112 B.R. 830, (Bkrtcy.W.D.Tex., 1990). Texas State Court: 1. Shiner Moseley and Associated v. W.O.H. Enterprises, LLC., 2010 WL 1918765 (Tex.App.- Corpus Christi, 2010). 2. Montemayor v. Ortiz, 208 S.W.3d 627, Tex.App.- Corpus Christi, (2006). 3. In re Hilliard, 2006 WL 1113512, (Tex.App.- Corpus Christi, 2006).4. Cocke v. Schexnailder, 2006 WL 733931 (Tex.App.- Corpus Christi, 2006). 5. 801 Nolana, Inc. v. RTC Mortgage Trust 1994-S6, 944 S.W.2d 751 (Tex.App.- Corpus Christi, 1997). 6. Cantu v. Butron, 905 S.W.2d 718, (Tex.App.- Corpus Christi, 1995). 7. Shearer v. Allied Live Oak Bank, 758 S.W.2d 940, (Tex.App.- Corpus Christi, 1988). 8. Nelson v. Jordan, 663 S.W.2d 82, (Tex.App.- Austin, 1983). 9. Elliott v. Bowden, 564 S.W.2d 825, (TexCivApp.- Corpus Christi, 1978). 10. Seiffert v. Bowden, 556 S.W.2d 406, (TexCivApp.- Corpus Christi, 1977). 11. Corpus Christi Bank and Trust v. Smith, 525 S.W.2d 501 (Tex., 1975). 12. Southview Corp. v. Kleberg First Nat. Bank, 512 S.W.2d 817 (Tex. Civ. App.-Corpus Christi, 1974).
Certifications:
( Board Certified, Business Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
906084920
Transactions:
Significant Bankruptcy Case Representations: Co-counsel to Debtor in Xtreme Power (and subsidiaries, WD Tex 2014); In re: Pacific Lumber Co (SD Tx. involving ownership of all Redwood in private ownership in CA); In re ASARCO, LLC and 45 subsidiaries (SD Tex. 2005-2009) [largest environmental claims Chapter 11 to date, total debts exceeding $5 billion - awarded bonus for outstanding results affirmed at Fifth Circuit opinion]; Counsel to unions in In re Greyhound - Eagle Bus (1991); Co-counsel to Debtor in In re American Rice ("Comet Brand") (SD Tex. 1998); Co-counsel to Debtor In re Clemtex (S.D. Tex 2001-2003) [confirmed first silica Chapter 11 providing for current and future claims injunctions]; counsel to Debtor In re Transamerican Energy Corp (S.D. Tex 1999) [oil and gas operator with $1.9 billion in debt]; Counsel to Pacific Lumber Company (S.D. Tex.); In re Metrofinanciera, (S.D. Tex.) Chapter 15 Ancillary proceeding [largest sub-prime lender in Mexico]; In re Charles Schriner Nelson (W.D. Tex.) - counsel to the individual debtor [$100 million estate; $50 million personal trust protected].

Peer Reviews

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