Hughes Watters Askanase, L.L.P. announced that Randall A. Rios and Robin Phillips have recently joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Of most interest to BankruptcyData.com’s readers, Rios brings more than 25 years of legal experience to the firm’s Business Bankruptcy Practice Group led by Wayne Kitchens. Rios is serving in a Senior Counsel role with Hughes Watters Askanase in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights in the firm’s Business Bankruptcy Practice Group.
He has established a reputation on a national level for his business bankruptcy experience and the results he achieves for his clients. Rios has been involved in reorganization proceedings for businesses in the oil and gas, chemical, retail, health care, finance and manufacturing industries. He has prosecuted and defended bankruptcy litigation and various types of bankruptcy-related commercial litigation including director, officer and insider liability matters. Rios has represented clients in all districts of Texas as well as numerous other districts including the District of Delaware, the District of Nevada, the Central and Northern Districts of California, the Southern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In addition to representing debtors and creditors, Rios has extensive experience in representing creditors’ committees, landlords, purchasers of distressed assets as well as trustees in numerous reorganization and liquidation bankruptcy cases. Rios has earned numerous awards and honors during his legal career. He is a Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and several bar associations.
He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Texas A & M University and a Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law. Read more about restructuring professionals making headlines.