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DALLAS BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY MICHELLE LARSON JOINS CARRINGTON COLEMAN

Noted bankruptcy attorney Michelle Vonsenden Larson has joined the Dallas office of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, as an insolvency and reorganization practice partner.

“Michelle is an exceptional addition to our firm,” said Carrington Coleman Managing Partner Bruce Collins. “She brings significant experience in complex, sophisticated bankruptcy matters that will greatly benefit our clients.”

Ms. Larson represents a diverse range of clients, including financial, energy, real estate, insurance and sports entities, in complex commercial bankruptcy and restructuring matters nationwide. Ms. Larson also frequently serves as outside general counsel offering guidance on general corporate and transactional matters. In addition, she represents bankruptcy clients before appellate courts across the country, as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court. Her practice includes:

Insolvency & reorganization
Accounting & receiverships
Acquisitions & dispositions
Liquidation
Secured finance
Commercial transactions and disputes

A 1996 magna cum laude graduate of Loyola University School of Law and the valedictorian of the 1992 Nicholls State University graduating class, Ms. Larson joins Carrington Coleman from the Dallas office of Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP. She previously practiced at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. She is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (Louisiana 1992).

To learn more about Ms. Larson, please visit her full bio.

Also joining the firm’s Dallas office are three associates:

Lance Henderson’s practice focuses on litigation and intellectual property law. He is a 2014 graduate of The University of Texas School of Law.

Evan Kirkham is an associate in the firm’s securities and director and officer practice group. He is a 2017 cum laude graduate of the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Derrick Ward’s practice focuses on employment litigation and insurance coverage, and also includes appellate work. He is a 2014 graduate of The University of Texas School of Law.

14 CARRINGTON COLEMAN ATTORNEYS NAMED 2017 TEXAS SUPER LAWYERS

Carrington Coleman is proud to announce our 14 attorneys selected as 2017 Texas Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. Carrington Coleman attorneys were recognized in 8 different practice groups.

Monica Latin, Executive Committee member, and Litigation Practice Group Leader was also named to the Top 100: 2017 Texas Super Lawyers; Top 50: 2017 Women Texas Super Lawyers; and Top 100: 2017 Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyers lists.

Carrington Coleman 2017 Texas Super Lawyers

Our attorneys named to the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers and their practice area of recognition include:

BEST LAWYERS© NAMES COLLINS 2018 “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” FOR SECURITIES LITIGATION IN DALLAS

Bruce Collins received the honor of being named by Best Lawyers© 2018 as the Litigation – Securities “Lawyer of the Year” for Dallas. Based on peer-review surveys, the legal guide designates a single lawyer per practice specialty in each geographic region. Honorees received high praise for legal prowess, integrity, and professionalism. Along with being recognized for his Securities Litigation practice, Bruce was also named in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 for his work in Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy). Fifteen additional Carrington Coleman attorneys were selected by their peers for their excellence in 22 different practice areas. Click to view the complete list.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation and attorneys are not required (or allowed) to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

BEST LAWYERS® SELECTS 16 CARRINGTON COLEMAN ATTORNEYS FOR INCLUSION IN 2018 EDITION

16 lawyers from Carrington Coleman were included in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. These lawyers were recognized for their strengths across the entire legal spectrum: appellate practice, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights / insolvency and reorganization law, corporate governance, corporate law, environmental law, ERISA, family law, litigation (commercial, construction, intellectual property, patent, personal injury, regulatory enforcement, securities), real estate law, and trusts and estates.

Carrington Coleman’s Managing Partner, Bruce Collins was named Best Lawyers© 2018 Litigation – Securities “Lawyer of the Year” for Dallas. He received the highest overall peer-feedback for Litigation – Securities in Dallas. It is a particularly special honor because only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.


Carrington Coleman attorneys named as 2018 Best Lawyers® include:

  • Cathy Altman (2013) Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • Lyndon Bittle (2016) Appellate Practice
  • Robert H. Botts (2010) Trusts and Estates
  • Corbet Bryant (2016) Commercial Litigation
  • Ken Carroll (2014) Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation
  • James E. Coleman (1983) Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law –Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Bruce W. Collins (2011) Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation – Securities
  • David G. Drumm (2012) Real Estate Law
  • Carmen Eiker (2016) Family Law
  • Tim Gavin (2011) Commercial Litigation
  • Mark Howland (2016) Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent
  • Charles C. Jordan (2006) Environmental Law; Real Estate Law
  • Monica Latin (2015) Commercial Litigation; Appellate Practice
  • Diane M. Sumoski (2010) Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Securities; Trade Secrets Law
  • J. Michael Sutherland (2016) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Jim Watson (1989) Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation and attorneys are not required (or allowed) to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

CURRIE SELECTED FOR LEADERSHIP DALLAS CLASS OF 2018

Congratulations to Lance Currie. Lance was selected for the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Leadership Dallas Class of 2018. The class was chosen based on their high potential for leadership and their commitment to the Dallas community. For more information about the program, please click the link to read the Chamber’s press release.

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