Misty Segura has substantial experience representing clients in a wide variety of commercial and bankruptcy litigation matters and now focuses her practice in these areas. She has first chair bench trial experience in both state and federal court and has assisted in state court jury trials. Misty began her legal career with a firm representing heavy equipment suppliers in the construction industry in a wide variety of civil litigation and bankruptcy matters.
Recognitions & Distinctions
- Named a 2015 and 2016 Texas Rising Star in Bankruptcy Law by Thomson Reuters. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selcted to receive this honor.
- Named one of Houston’s Top Lawyers by H Texas magazine.
- Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
- Moller-Foltz American Inn of Court, Executive Committee Member
- South Texas College of Law – J.D., 2001, Phi Kappa Phi
- Lamar University, Beaumont – B.B.A.,1998, Phi Delta Phi
- State Bar of Texas (2001)
- United States District Court: Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
- Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Practice Areas and Casework
- Representation of creditors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings and related appeals.
- Defense of creditors, including defense against fraudulent transfer and preferential payment claims brought in bankruptcy adversary proceedings.
- Represented a neurosurgical medical practice in bankruptcy adversary proceeding arising from embezzlement committed against the client by an employee.
- Represented a trust beneficiary on a complex breach of fiduciary duty litigation against a large national financial institution.
- Defended landman in litigation involving alleged conversion of oil and gas lease interests.
- Represented an oncologist in litigation involving a complex partnership dispute that affected several affiliated companies, many shared assets, and a multi-million dollar, twenty-five physician medical practice.
- Represented liquidating trustee in 65+ bankruptcy adversary proceedings including preference actions, collection of debtor’s accounts receivable and administration of proofs of claim.