Winstead’s Eli Columbus named Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Business Restructuring/Bankruptcy Practice Group


Dallas, TX, Apr. 1, 2013 — Law firm Winstead PC named shareholder Eli Columbus practice group leader of the firm’s business restructuring/bankruptcy practice group. He works on a wide range of bankruptcy and restructuring matters for a diverse group of clients, including secured creditors, unsecured creditors, creditor committees, debtors, liquidating plan trustees, and buyers of distressed assets.

A frequent presenter, Columbus is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, and a past member of the Hispanic National Bar Association. Columbus is also a former chair of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association. He has been named a Best Lawyer in America, a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, and a Best Lawyer Under 40 by D Magazine. He received his J.D. magna cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law.

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. Winstead currently has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; New Orleans, Louisiana and Washington, D.C. For detailed information about Winstead, visit

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