A tenacious litigator, Paul Geilich works diligently and aggressively to secure the best results possible for his clients in the most efficient manner. For over thirty years, he has guided secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, landlords and tenants, official committees, shareholders, trustees and third party purchasers through all facets of business bankruptcy matters. He has represented both public and private companies engaged in a broad spectrum of business enterprises, including banking, oil and gas, real estate, trucking, communications, mortgage lending, retail, manufacturing, defense contracting and aviation.
Paul appears regularly in bankruptcy court and other federal courts throughout the United States. He has represented clients in hundreds of business bankruptcy cases. He has represented large secured lenders in a broad variety of Chapter 11 cases, including national and state banks, a regional oil and gas exploration and production company in Texas and Arkansas, multiple large real estate development and finance companies, a national commercial mortgage fund, a national homebuilding company based in Arizona, a multi-state chicken processing company based in North Texas, a regional refrigerated warehouse operation in North Texas, and a manufacturer of commercial fleet communication devices. Paul also has successfully reorganized many business debtors in Chapter 11 cases resulting in confirmed plans of reorganization.
Paul is a frequent speaker and writer on various bankruptcy-related topics. He is an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, and has been recognized by his peers for his professionalism and legal skills through Martindale-Hubbell with an AV Preeminent rating.
- “Essentials of Bankruptcy Tax Law”, American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Summer 1992
- Contributing Author: Advanced Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Practice (Wiley and Sons, 1993-2005)
- “Current Issues for Financial Advisors in Bankruptcy Cases”, Annual Meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute, April 2013
- “Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law and Procedure”, Lorman, Inc. seminar, November 2003
- “High Stakes Domestic and International Asset Protection, Investigation and Recovery,” Annual Meeting of National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, 1998
- “Professional Liability in Bankruptcy: Disgorgement Ain’t the Worst of It,” Annual Meeting of National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, 1999
- “Post-Confirmation Professional Fee Analysis,” Norton’s Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law (Clark, Boardman & Callaghan, 1991)
- “Problems in Multi-Affiliated Bankruptcy Cases,” State Bar of Texas Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, 1986