Winstead Welcomes Bankruptcy and Reorganization Attorney Mike Massad – 26 August, 2009 – Dallas – Winstead PC welcomed Michael P. Massad, Jr., to the Dallas Office this week. A prominent attorney in bankruptcy, reorganization and business planning law, Massad will work in Winstead’s Business Restructuring/Bankruptcy Practice Group. Massad was previously a partner at Hunton & Williams LLP.

“We are delighted that Mike has joined our well-known and outstanding team of bankruptcy and business restructuring attorneys,” said Denis Braham, chairman and CEO of Winstead. “Mike has great strengths in bankruptcy law, representing creditors, and handling the matters that match our clients’ needs in this market. His skills, reputation and professionalism will enhance our bankruptcy practice and bring new opportunities to the firm.”

With in-depth experience representing debtors and creditors, Massad’s clients include creditors’ committees, trustees, individual creditors, and restructuring entities. He also advises clients concerning selling and purchasing assets and companies, both in and out of the bankruptcy process. Massad has experience in transactions across many industries, including real estate, health care, and technology, and he has served as an advisor to many business clients, guiding them through all aspects of reorganization issues.

Active in the community, Massad serves on the board of directors for the Southwest Transplant Foundation, the Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers, Inc., and the Vestry of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the Turnaround Management Association, the Dallas Bankruptcy Bar, and he is Master of the John C. Ford Bankruptcy Inn of Court. Massad is admitted to practice in the Fifth and Sixth Circuits, U.S. Courts of Appeal, and all United States District Court and State Courts in Texas. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.

“Our firm continues to grow in areas where our clients need us, helping them adapt to the changing business environment. The timing is right for Winstead and Mike to come together and make great things happen for our clients,” said Phil Lamberson, chair of Winstead’s Business Restructuring/Bankruptcy Practice Group.

Winstead is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. From its well-known reputation in real estate and financial services to its corporate and high-stakes litigation practice, Winstead delivers practical knowledge and responsive service. And it’s all backed by a get-it-done attitude. Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and the Woodlands, Texas; and Washington, D.C. For detailed information about Winstead, visit

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