J. Frasher Murphy

Shareholder; Chair, Turnaround & Workout Industry Group
500 Winstead Building
2728 N. Harwood Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
214.745.5486 Direct
214.745.5390 Fax
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Frasher Murphy's practice is focused primarily on complex Chapter 11 cases; however, he has experience in all areas of bankruptcy law in cases under Chapters 7 and 11. He represents debtors, traditional and nontraditional secured lenders, post-petition lenders, bondholders, purchasers and all other types of secured and unsecured creditors.

Representative Experience

  • Secured Creditors: Representation of lenders, lender groups, investors, bondholder groups and all other types of secured creditors
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Texas Tech University School of Law
  • J.D., 1999
Vanderbilt University
  • B.S., 1996
  • cum laude
  • Dean's List
Professional & Community Involvement
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers (Past Secretary and Board of Directors)
Awards & Recognition
  • Texas Rising Star, Texas Monthly, 2005-2006, 2008-2014 (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
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