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About Trey

William A. (Trey) Wood III has more than 28 years of experience in representing debtors, creditors, committees and other parties in interest in all facets of the bankruptcy process and out-of-court restructurings, including plan creation and confirmation, asset purchases and sales, environmental claims, claim allowance and complex bankruptcy litigation. He has appeared in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States, has been recognized nationally as a leading bankruptcy/restructuring attorney in such publications as Chambers USA (2009, 2011-2017), The Legal 500 United States (2009, 2012, 2016-2017), Best Lawyers, Woodward/White, Inc. (2006-2018) and Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters (2003-2011), and is a frequent speaker on a variety of bankruptcy and restructuring topics.

Trey also formerly served as president of the Houston Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.

One source comments: 'I think when it comes to energy, he's as knowledgeable as they come.'
Chambers USA, 2017

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

JPMorgan Chase — as senior secured creditor in out-of-court restructuring of oil and gas exploration company with assets in Eagle Ford

Laminar Direct Capital LP — as agent for the second-lien lender group in the Aurora Oil & Gas Corporation chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Union Bank N.A. — as lender in the restructuring of $14 million bank debt for Capco Oil And Gas Company

Union Bank N.A. — as agent for the senior and junior secured creditors in the Cano Petroleum chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Union Bank N.A. — as the agent for the first-lien lender group in the Edge Petroleum Corporation chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Union Bank N.A. — as first-lien secured creditor in the Cornerstone chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. — as first-lien agent in the out-of-court restructuring of an $85 million first-lien bank debt for a privately-held exploration and production company

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. — as agent in the out-of-court restructuring of a $300 million senior-secured bank debt for a privately held oilfield services company

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. — as agent in the restructuring of $30 million bank debt for an oilfield service company Wells Fargo Bank NA agent in the restructuring of $65 million bank debt for an oilfield service company

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. — as agent for the first-lien lender group in the restructuring of $230 million first-lien debt and $260 million in second-lien debt for an oil and gas company

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. — as agent for the first-lien lender group in the Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation Chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Deep Marine Technology Inc — as counsel to the debtor, owner of offshore vessels for use in oil and gas transportation

Energy & Exploration Partners, LLC and its affiliates — Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas

Linc Energy Ltd. as Australian-based oil, gas, and coal company, and its US subsidiaries — as debtors in the United States subsidiaries

Omega Navigation — a NASDAQ-traded company, which wholly owns eight tankers that transport refined petroleum products, chemicals and other liquids worldwide

Plum Point Energy Associates, LLC — restructuring and bankruptcy planning for the project financing of $819 million term financing for its 665 MW coal-fired generation facility located in Oseola, Arkansas arranged by the The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC

Superior Offshore International Inc. — preparation for its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case and its largest shareholder in matters related to the bankruptcy case

TMT Procurement Corporation and 20 TMT-affiliated entities — a Taiwanese shipping group providing worldwide sea-borne transportation services employing a diversified and modern fleet of 16 vessels, in its chapter 11 proceedings

Trinity River Resources, LP — as debtor in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case in Austin, Texas

ATP Oil & Gas Corporation — counsel to Perella Weinberg Partners as net profit interest and overriding royalty interest owners in contested adversary proceedings to establish the NPI

Citibank — as a member of the first lien lender group and hedge bank in the bankruptcy case of Samson Resources pending in Delaware

Citibank — as secured creditor in Semgroup bankruptcy

Concho Resources, Inc. — acquisition of oil and gas assets in Victory Park Resources chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Enervest LTD. — successful stalking horse bidder in the CDX Gas LLC chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Guaranty Bank — leading member of first-lien lender group in the bankruptcy of TXCO Resources Inc

Credentials

Education

South Texas College of Law Houston,
J.D.
1989
Southern Methodist University,
Bachelor of Business Administration
1986

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
Texas Bar Foundation
Houston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
American Bankruptcy Institute
Houston Bankruptcy Conference
Turnaround Management Association
Vice President, Houston Chapter

News

News

The Best Lawyers in America Recognize 74 Bracewell Attorneys

August 15, 2016
Best Lawyers, Woodward White, Inc.

Weil, Bracewell Advise on Kinder Morgan Deal: Business of Law

August 12, 2014
Bloomberg Businessweek - Online

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Eighty-Eight Bracewell Attorneys

August 23, 2012
Best Lawyers, Woodward White, Inc.

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December 14, 2011
TheDeal.com

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Chambers USA
Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2009, 2011 - 2017
The Legal 500 United States
Corporate Restructuring, 2009, 2012, 2016 - 2017
Woodward/White, Inc.
Best Lawyers
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2007 - 2018
Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
2003 - 2011
Thomson Reuters
Super Lawyers
Corporate Counsel Edition, 2009
Global M&A Network, LLC
Top 100: Restructuring & Turnaround Professionals
2017
South Texas Law Review