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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan Hires Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Litigator for Houston Office

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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP is pleased to announce that Patricia B. Tomasco has joined the firm as a partner in the Houston office.  

Patty has more than 30 years of experience litigating corporate insolvency problems including  workouts, distressed acquisitions and corporate reorganizations for both debtors and creditors in Chapter 11 cases.  Patty frequently represents clients in the energy and telecommunications industries and high-tech debtors in contentious and disputed restructurings. Patty serves as the chair of the Complex Case Committee for the Southern District of Texas and frequently lectures and writes on restructuring topics.  Patty has been consistently ranked as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers and was named “Best Bankruptcy Attorney” by Austin Business Journal

Patty Tomasco said:  “Quinn Emanuel offers my practice an expanded platform and prominence and shows the firm’s commitment to the Houston restructuring market.  This move allows me to continue to advocate for the Houston venue both nationally and internationally."  

Managing Partner, John B. Quinn commented:  "Our restructuring litigation practice has been one of the fastest growing practices in our firm.  We are very glad to now have this capability in the important market of Houston."

Chair of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group, Susheel Kirpalani observed: “We have been working with Patty for several years in bankruptcy cases venued in Houston. Patty expands the geographic reach of our bankruptcy group as we have witnessed significant growth in the Houston market and their sophisticated judiciary and client base.”

Patricia received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law Houston and her B.A. from Rice University.