Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend Expands Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice in Houston and New York

Firm Adds Partner Lenard Parkins

HOUSTON (March 13) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Lenard Parkins to the firm. He will resident in the firm’s Houston and New York offices. Mr. Parkins joins the firm as a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Department on the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Team.

“It is a privilege to welcome Lenny, whose accomplishments and reputation in the bankruptcy field are widely recognized,” said Todd Meyers, Chair of Kilpatrick Townsend’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Team. “We are excited to have him spearheading the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Team’s practice in Texas. His unparalleled experience adds depth to our team and creates additional opportunities for clients.”

“It’s an honor to join Kilpatrick Townsend, a firm with an exceptional restructuring practice,” said Mr. Parkins. “I look forward to working with team members in Atlanta and New York and colleagues in Houston. The firm’s emphasis on collaboration across all practice areas and industries and deep experience working with top-tier clients complements and supports my wide range of clients.”

Mr. Parkins, who was previously a partner at an Am Law 50 firm, focuses his practice on the counseling and representation of large and medium sized corporations, bondholders, indenture trustees, secured lenders, private equity, hedge funds, oil and gas interest holders, and creditor committees in financial restructurings, litigation, workouts and formal reorganization cases throughout the United States.

Mr. Parkins has experience in a number of industries, including energy, power and natural resources, oil and gas, private equity, real estate and real estate finance, hospitality and aviation.

Mr. Parkins earned his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, where he served as Managing Editor of the Houston Law Review. He received his B.A. from Washington and Lee University. Mr. Parkins was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center.

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