C. Ashley Ellis

Special Counsel


Bankruptcy attorney Ashley Ellis represents corporate entities in complex reorganization proceedings. She has considerable experience in negotiating and drafting plans of reorganization and corresponding disclosure statements in Chapter 11 cases involving numerous related entities. Ashley is well-versed in structuring informal workouts for troubled companies, and she has also engaged in major litigation arising under the Bankruptcy Code and served as Chapter 11 attorney on multiple reorganizations.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • The International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court


  • J.D., Southern Methodist University (1995), cum laude
  • B.A., Southern Methodist University (1992), cum laude
    • Political Science


  • Texas (1995)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Sixth Circuits
  • Supreme Court for the United States