Kevin M. Lippman



500 N. Akard Street
Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7553

Kevin is a member of the firm's Management Committee, and Section Head of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Creditors Rights Group, which consists of more than 25 attorneys and paralegals in Dallas, Houston and Austin. He joined Munsch Hardt in February 1999 after having worked in the bankruptcy section of another Dallas-based law firm.

He has represented creditors, debtors, unsecured creditors committees and trustees in bankruptcy cases involving many industries including retail, oil and gas, food services, transportation, telecommunications, health care and real estate. His practice involves assisting clients in all areas of bankruptcy including loan workouts, asset sales and complex litigation.

Kevin has represented clients in many of the more notable cases including Enron Corporation, Kmart, Conseco, Adelphia Communications Corporation, United Airlines, VarTec, Mirant Corporation, Pilgrims Pride and Texas Rangers Baseball Partners.

He began his legal career with a four year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Houston Abel, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Texas.



  • Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin
  • Juris Doctor from St. Mary's University School of Law

    Board of Advocates Officer; Order of Barristers; Recipient of Numerous Awards in Moot Court Competitions


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America, Texas' Best Lawyers, Woodward/White, Inc., 2013 - 2016 
  • Best Lawyers in America in Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2017 


  • Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

Committee Representations:

  • CEI Roofing, Inc., et al.
  • GNI Group, Inc., et al.
  • Gulf Coast Transport, Inc.
  • Heartland Automotive Holdings, Inc., et al.
  • Kitty Hawk, Inc., et al.
  • Quail Piping Products, Inc.

Debtor Representations:

  • Base Holdings, LLC
  • Vanderra Resources, LLC

Chapter II Trustee Representations:

  • Halek Energy, LLC
  • Patman Drilling International, Inc.
  • Provident Royalties, LLC, et al.

Other Notable Representations:

  • Adelphia Communications Corporation, et al. (large vendor)
  • Aurora Oil Gas Corporation, et al. (agent/lender)
  • Auto International Refrigeration, Inc. (special litigation counsel to Chapter 7 trustee)
  • Enron Corp., et al. (lender)
  • Mirant Corporation, et al. (taxing authority and vendor)
  • Pilgrims Pride Corporation, et al. (critical vendor)
  • SemCrude, LP, et al. (lender)
  • Texas Rangers Baseball Partners (plan agent)
  • Trinity Coal Corporation, et al. (lender)
  • VarTec Telecom, Inc., et al. (special litigation counsel to Chapter 7 trustee)

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law and Business Litigation Sections
  • Dallas Texas Exes, Former President
  • Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court, Master
  • State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • The Chancellor's Council of The University of Texas System