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Sean Davis


Sean Davis is a shareholder in Winstead's Business Restructuring/Bankruptcy Practice Group. Sean's practice focuses primarily on commercial bankruptcy and restructuring matters in numerous industries, including: real estate, construction, equipment and vehicle leasing and finance, oil and gas, maritime shipping, health care, food service, office supply, and manufacturing. Sean's experience includes representing and counseling secured lenders, lessors, trade creditors, and financial institutions in a wide-variety of liquidation and reorganization proceedings and related bankruptcy and civil litigation. Prior to licensure, Sean was a judicial intern for The Hon. Leticia Z. Paul in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas and for The Hon. Terry Jennings in the Court of Appeals of Texas, First District. Sean also serves as the pro bono coordinator for Winstead's Houston office.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted in the representation of secured pre-petition and post-petition lenders and asset purchasers in ATP Oil & Gas bankruptcy and ancillary litigation (S.D. Tex.)
  • Served as co-counsel to ad hoc group of noteholders in Midstates Petroleum Company bankruptcy cases (S.D. Tex.)
  • Served as co-counsel to agent for first lien lenders in Stone Energy bankruptcy cases (S.D. Tex.)
  • Served as co-counsel to a noteholder group in Ultra Petroleum bankruptcy cases (S.D. Tex.)
  • Served as counsel to purchaser of Debtor’s assets in the Trinity River Resources bankruptcy case (W.D. Tex.)
  • Represented mineral interest owner in Swift Energy bankruptcy (D. Del.)
  • Assisted in the representation of secured lender in TMT Procurement Corporation, bankruptcy cases (S.D. Tex.)
  • Assisted in the representation of vendors and former employees in Seahawk Drilling bankruptcy (S.D. Tex.)
  • Assisted in the representation of secured lender to producer of hydraulic fracturing proppants in Oxane Materials bankruptcy (S.D. Tex.)
  • Assisted in the representation of equipment lenders in Sanjel (USA) bankruptcy cases (W.D. Tex.)
  • Represented mineral interest owner in RAAM Global Energy bankruptcy cases (S.D. Tex.)
  • Represented equipment and heavy machinery lessors, vendors, and contractors in reorganizations of excavation, construction, and mid-stream energy companies (In re Diverse Energy; In re KTP Construction; In re Vales & Industrial Resources; In re Heritage Consolidated)
  • Represented secured lender to firearms retailer in CTLI, LLC bankruptcy case (S.D. Tex.)
  • Represented unsecured vendors in the DBSI, Inc., et al., Peregrine I, LLC, and Opus East, LLC bankruptcy cases (D. Del.)
  • Represented secured lenders in several single asset real estate bankruptcy cases and ancillary guarantor liability litigation
  • Represented shareholders in reorganization of outpatient healthcare facility
  • Representation of trade vendors in preference and fraudulent transfer avoidance actions