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Tom Zavala

Tom Zavala is an associate in the Restructuring Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Tom has experience across a broad range of industries, including energy, healthcare, finance, manufacturing and retail. His practice focuses on counseling public and private clients on complex Chapter 11 reorganizations and transactions involving distressed companies and assets. He aims to maximize value for his clients by helping them navigate the intricacies of Chapter 11 proceedings, regulatory filings, adversary proceedings and commercial transactions.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Tom clerked for the Honorable Stacey G. C. Jernigan at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.

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  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2023


B.A., University of California Los Angeles, 2011

J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 2019, Teaching Quizmaster, 2017-2019; Teaching Assistant, Contracts, 2019


Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Stacey G.C. Jernigan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2019-2020



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Haynes Boone Wins Prestigious Restructuring Award for Work on Tuesday Morning Corporation Bankruptcy [...]
September 14, 2021

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Ian Peck has been honored by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) for its representation of Tuesday Morning Corporation in its successful reorganization and emergence from Chapter 11. Haynes Boone received the 2021 Large Company Turnaround/Transaction of the Year Award. The TMA Turnaround and Transaction Awards, among the most well known in the r [...]