Jesse's practice focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy law, commercial law, and consumer law.
Jesse's experiences include representing and advising clients in connection with trial and appellate litigation, acquisitions, sales, and other transactions, and legal and regulatory compliance issues.
Jesse began his legal career as law clerk to the Honorable Barbara J. Houser, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. In law school, Jesse interned for the Honorable David Puryear, Justice of the Texas Third Court of Appeals, and for the Fort Worth Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jesse, an Austin native, has offices in both Austin and Dallas and represents clients in matters across the United States.
- Representing debtors-in-possession and bankruptcy trustees in complex bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings.
- Representing lenders, other creditors, and creditors' committees in bankruptcy cases.
- Advising clients in acquisitions, sales, and other transactions, both in and out of bankruptcy, involving a wide variety of assets, including manufacturing plants, financial institutions, grocery store chains, restaurant chains, real estate, mortgage loans, oil and gas interests, and sports teams.
- Advising clients on legal and regulatory compliance issues in areas including bankruptcy law, consumer law, and commercial law.
- Defending consumer lenders, financial institutions, and other firms in bankruptcy litigation and consumer litigation in bankruptcy court, other federal courts, and state courts.
- Defending and prosecuting preferential and fraudulent transfer avoidance actions, involuntary bankruptcy proceedings, complex commercial and contractual disputes, collection actions, foreclosure proceedings, and consumer litigation, including but not limited to Truth-in-Lending Act cases, Fair Credit Reporting Act cases, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases.
- Defending financial institutions and other clients in class actions and government investigations and enforcement actions.
- Advising and representing clients in loan workouts, out-of-court financial restructurings, and bankruptcy preparation.
- Advising and representing clients, including both borrowers and lenders, in a variety of commercial lending situations, including construction finance, energy finance, and other lending arrangements.
- Exterior Bldg. Supply, Inc. v. Bank of America, N.A., 270 S.W.3d 769 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2008, no pet.)
- Ingalls v. Thompson (In re Bradley), 588 F.3d 254 (5th Cir. 2009)
- Ingalls v. Gressett (In re Bradley), 326 Fed. App'x 838 (5th Cir. 2009)
- In re Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co., 441 B.R. 443 (Bankr. D. Del. 2011)
- Klein v. Capital One Financial Corp., No. 4:10-CV-00629-EJL, 2011 WL 3270438 (D. Idaho July 29, 2011)
- In re Brooks, No. 10–21179, 2011 WL 5593084 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio Nov. 16, 2011)
- Moore v. Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co. (In re Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co.), No. 10–1075–GMS, 2012 WL 868689 (D. Del. Mar. 14, 2012)