Mr. Grant concentrates his practice on Chapter 11 bankruptcy, business restructuring and recoveries, official unsecured creditor committee representations, secured lender representation, 363 asset sales/purchases, mergers and acquisitions and other processes benefited by the United States Bankruptcy Code. He spent almost a decade at the boutique Chapter 11 bankruptcy firm Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay, P.C., known for representing Continental Airlines, Dow Corning Corporation, CompuAdd Corporation, and the Zale Credit Corporation committee.
Mr. Grant developed his bankruptcy practice and trained under Myron Sheinfeld, co-editor of Collier on Bankruptcy and co-author of Collier on Bankruptcy Taxation, and a member of the Collier Editorial Board. Mr. Grant also practiced at Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay with the Honorable Barbara J. Houser, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas from 1991-2000 (see publications below).
Mr. Grant has continued to develop his Chapter 11 bankruptcy practice, served as outsourced general counsel, and formed Roberts & Grant, P.C. with the late Honorable T. Glover Roberts (former United States Bankruptcy Judge).
His 25+ years of transactional, restructuring and acquisition experience covers the gamut of business transactions and industries including Construction, Oil & Gas, Securities, Hospitality (Hotels), Medical Facilities Acquisition, Acquisition/Divestitures, Real Estate, Aerospace/Aviation, Pharmaceutical Technology, Intellectual Property, International Business, Joint Ventures/Strategic Alliances, and Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Grant has represented numerous debtors, creditor committees, secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, equity holders, and strategic asset purchasers.
A 1991 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center, Mr. Grant served as Research Editor of the University of Houston Law Review. During law school, Mr. Grant also served as an Intern to the Honorable William Greendyke in 1990-1991. He received a B. B. A., Finance, degree from the University of Texas in 1988.
Awards, Recognitions and Professional Affiliations
- D Magazine, “Best Lawyers in Dallas” (peer nominated) 2016-2020
- AV Preeminent® Rating in the Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory
- Superb (9.9/10) AVVO® Rating
- John C. Ford American Inn of Court, Former Barrister
- Houston Law Review, Former Research Editor
- American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
Selected Presentations & Publications
Co-Author with Honorable Chief Judge Barbara J. Houser, United States Bankruptcy Judge, of “Significant Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Decisions,” in the Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor (March 1996-March 1999).
When asked, Richard replies, “What? Me retire? No way— I love what I do too much. The people I deal with and the situations they’re involved in are just too interesting. If I retired, I’d just be bored.” Mr. Grant is a proud father, husband and a former homebuilder.