Press Release

Russ Munsch and Joe Wielebinski Named Leaders in Their Field by Chambers and Partners, Leading Research and Ranking Organization in the Legal Profession 

3/21/2005

Russell Munsch and Joseph Wielebinski, shareholders at Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., have been named Leaders in their Field by Chambers and Partners, an organization that researches and ranks attorneys all over the world through client and peer interviews.

Chambers and Partners conducts in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys throughout the United States. Based on this research, Chambers and Partners then ranks firms and individual attorneys on a scale of one to six in the following categories: technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/acuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. The rankings are independent and objective and inclusion in the rankings is based solely on the results of the research.

Russell Munsch, a founding shareholder of Munsch Hardt, is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas (Business Bankruptcy section), the Dallas Bar Association and the Travis County Bar Association. His practice focuses on reorganization and creditors' rights, bankruptcy, international insolvency and commercial litigation. He represents financial institutions, bank groups and significant creditors, debtors, creditor committees and entities acquiring assets from troubled organizations. He has served as Bankruptcy Trustee and Examiner in both Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases.

Joseph Wielebinski, a shareholder at Munsch Hardt and Chairman of the Reorganization/Corporate Finance practice group, is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association, the Turnaround Management Association (past president, Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter), and the Dallas Bar Association (past president, Commercial Law section). His practice focuses on all aspects of reorganization, creditors' rights and corporate finance as well as loan workouts and restructurings, bankruptcy litigation, and representation of Committees and Trustees. He currently serves as a Federal Court Receiver.

Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. is a commercial law firm dedicated to providing businesses with sophisticated legal services and practical business solutions. With offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin, Munsch Hardt serves clients in many legal areas including Reorganization and Corporate Finance, Corporate & Securities, Litigation, Real Estate, Appellate Law, White Collar Crime, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation and Tax. For more information, visit munsch.com.