Mark C. Moore

Senior Counsel

Overview

Mark's practice focuses on complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations and liquidations. His clients include debtors-in-possession financers, creditors and creditors’ committees, examiners and trustees. He also represents entities interested in acquiring assets from troubled companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Bill Parker of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas

Community Involvement

  • Coach, SMU Team, Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, New York (2011)

Education

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, (2010), cum laude
    • Recognized, Dean's List (Fall 2007-2009, Spring 2010)
    • Master in Advocacy, Board of Advocates
      • Finalist, Duberstein National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition (2009)
      • Champion, Elliott Cup Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition (2009)
      • Finalist and Recipient of Brief Award, Texas Young Lawyers' Association Moot Court Competition (2009)
      • Recipient, Regional Brief and Speaker Awards, National Moot Court Competition (2009-2010)
      • SMU Team Member, Duberstein National Bankruptcy Court Competition (2010)
      • SMU Team Member, Elliott Cup Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition (2010)
      • SMU Team Member, Texas Young Lawyers' Association Moot Court Competition (2010)
  • B.B.A., Baylor University, (2007)
    • Economics (major)
    • History (minor)
    • Recognized, Business Honor Graduate
    • Recognized, Dean's List (Fall 2005, Spring 2006)

Admissions

  • Texas State Courts
  • Texas (2010)

Representative Matters

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Represented AIG Specialty Insurance Co. in a coverage dispute with Tesoro Corp. and its subsidiary, Tesoro Refining and Marketing Co., in Texas and California federal courts involving environmental cleanup at a refinery near San Francisco
Represented insurance company in the bankruptcy court resolution of insurance coverage claims under the policies issued to Freedom Industries arising from the chemical spill into the river near Charleston, W.Va.
Currently defending a major research university system in widespread, international litigation

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