Press Release

Munsch Hardt Lawyers Designated Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights Super Lawyers


E. Lee Morris
Lee has a broad range of bankruptcy expertise, having been in practice for 14 years and represented clients in all phases of reorganization and liquidation including debtors, committees, trustees, lenders, insurers, receivers, major creditors and directors and officers in a number of industries and commercial sectors including real estate, oil and gas, food service, retail, telecommunications, health care and financial planning. Lee also has a strong litigation background, having served as lead counsel in a number of complex commercial disputes and appeals involving avoidance action claims and claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment and breach of contract. Lee received his Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude, from the University of Houston, where he was the Editor of the Houston Law Review. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.

Russell L. Munsch
Russ is one of the firm’s founding partners and serves as Section Head of the Insolvency, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights group, which consists of over 20 attorneys in Dallas, Houston and Austin, Texas. He has also served as the firm’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the firm’s Management Committee. His experience relates to all phases of creditor rights, insolvency, bankruptcy and commercial law. His primary emphasis during the last several years has been in the representation of major creditors, bank groups and financial institutions in large loan workouts, restructure and bankruptcies. Russ represents trustees and creditors committees in cases throughout the country and has also served as trustee and examiner in cases in Texas. Russ received his Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center and Bachelor of Arts, graduating magna cum laude, from The University of Texas at Austin.

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