Press Release

Steve Pezanosky Elected as Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy

November 19, 2018

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Steve Pezanosky has been elected as a fellow to the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy. He will be inducted into the college March 14-16, 2019, in California, along with more than two dozen other fellows who will be honored and recognized for their professional excellence and exceptional contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice.

The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary public service association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals and plays an important role in sustaining professional excellence in the industry. Nominees are invited to join based on a proven record of achievement reflecting the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership.

Pezanosky is a 27-year veteran at Haynes and Boone who has handled many complex financial restructurings.

“It is a very high honor among bankruptcy professionals to be elected into the college,” said Charles Beckham Jr., a partner at Haynes and Boone and fellow at the American College of Bankruptcy. “Steve has earned his way into the college through his experience, expertise and professionalism.”

In addition to Beckham, Pezanosky joins several other Haynes and Boone lawyers who have been inducted into the college – Partners Patrick Hughes and Kenric Kattner and Senior Counsel Bob Albergotti.

Pezanosky routinely represents debtors, lenders, lender groups and other constituents in insolvency matters across the country, as well as buyers and sellers of distressed companies. Although he has worked in numerous business sectors over the years, he has developed particular knowledge in the energy, real estate and technology industries. Pezanosky’s practice is national in scope, including recent matters he has handled in New York, Delaware, California, Colorado, Florida, Tennessee, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada.

Pezanosky has been recognized as one of the top restructuring practitioners over the past decade by inclusion in Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners (2010-2018); The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc. (2005-2019); Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters (2003-2018); D Magazine's Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine Partners (2015-2018); Fort Worth, Texas magazine's Top Attorneys, Bankruptcy, Panther City Media Group, LP (2004-2017); Fort Worth Business Press “Attorneys of Excellence – Elite 100” (2003-2005); and D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40,” D Magazine Partners (2002).

The American College of Bankruptcy is the largest financial supporter of bankruptcy and insolvency-related pro bono legal service programs in the United States. Among its many activities, the college conducts advanced educational programs; sponsors the publication of scholarly reports; and maintains the National Bankruptcy Archives at the University of Pennsylvania.