Frasher Murphy

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 1999

B.S., Vanderbilt University, 1996, cum laude

Admissions

Texas, 1999

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Profile

Frasher Murphy is a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group at Haynes and Boone. His practice is focused primarily on complex Chapter 11 cases; however, he has experience in all areas of business bankruptcy law. Frasher also has substantial experience representing parties in out of court restructuring and workout matters, including Article 9 sale transactions. He represents debtors, traditional and nontraditional secured lenders, post-petition lenders, bondholders, purchasers and all other types of secured and unsecured creditors.

Chambers USA 2016, Chambers & Partners, called Frasher one of the "Up and Coming" bankruptcy lawyers in Texas. Clients told Chambers researchers that he is "steady, practical and hard-working" and able to "assume responsibility in a difficult situation and do an admirable job."

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers, Past Secretary and Board of Directors

Recognition

Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Featured in Best Lawyers in America 2018

Best Lawyers in America, an annual referral guide listing outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S., has recognized 107 Haynes and Boone lawyers across 56 practice areas in its 2018 edition.


Published by Woodward/White, Inc. in August 2017

Selected Client Representations

  • Secured Creditors: Representation of lenders, lender groups, investors, bondholder groups and all other types of secured creditors in commercial bankruptcy cases and out of court workouts and restructurings
  • Unsecured Creditors: Representation of unsecured creditors' committees, trade creditors, landlords, lessors and all other types of unsecured creditors
  • Debtors: Representation of Chapter 11 debtors in complex Chapter 11 cases and out of court restructurings
  • Trustees: Representation of Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees in connection with all aspects of case administration, including asset disposition, avoidance litigation and claim objections
  • Purchasers: Representation of asset purchasers
  • Energy: Representation of creditors, asset purchasers, and interest owners in oil and gas and all other types of energy workouts and bankruptcy cases
  • Litigation: Representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in all types of bankruptcy litigation, including preference litigation, fraudulent transfer litigation, lien avoidance, insider litigation, equitable subordination and contract disputes
  • Article 9: Representation of both secured lenders and borrowers in sales under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2016-2018.
  • Recognized as a leading lawyer in Texas for Bankruptcy, Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners, 2016-2017.
  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2005-2006, 2008-2014.

Chambers

Chambers 2017

Haynes and Boone Maintains Solid Presence in 2017 Chambers USA Rankings

Haynes and Boone, LLP has been featured in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 directory. The widely-respected legal publication recognized 50 individual lawyers across 20 practice areas.


Published by Chambers and Partners, May 2017

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