Seymour Roberts, Jr. is a veteran of bet the company/high stakes litigation in state district, family, federal district and bankruptcy courts. He represents officers, directors, owners, partners, investors, joint ventures, entrepreneurs, debtors, debtors in possession and trustees in a multitude of industries. In addition to being a Receiver, he represents Receivers as well. His clients include plaintiffs, defendants and intervenors.
Seymour is a trusted legal advisor and counselor whose clients appreciate his pragmatic and creative solutions, as well as his around-the-clock attention to their individual needs.
Duke University, A.B. 1981
Emory University School of Law, 1984
King’s College, University of London, LL. M., 1985
Dispute Resolution Services of Tarrant County – Mediator (2000)
Family Mediator (2000), and Victim-Offender Mediator (2001)
AV Peer Review Rated “Preeminent”
State Bar of Texas, November 1986
Local Bankruptcy Rules: Texas (N.D. Tex.)-Preview, Practical Law Practice Note, Thompson Reuters, November 2018 (co-author).
Show Me The Money!: How To Get Paid What You Deserve In Bankruptcy Court, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Services Conference (October 28, 2013) (co-author).
Director and Officer Insurance Policies and Proceeds, 2008 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 9-24.
Preserving Claims For Post-Confirmation Litigation, 2007 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 243-265
The Wild West Is Not In Texas: Recent Order Curbs Abusive Chapter 5 Avoidable Transer Litigation, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, November 2007, p. 40 (co-author).
Hedge Fund Secrecy vs. Bankruptcy Code Disclosure Requirements, Executive Legal Advisor, September/October 2007, pp. 14-15 (co-author).
Hedge Fund Secrecy vs. Bankruptcy Code Disclosure Requirements, Texas Lawyer, May 21, 2007, p. 25 (co-author).
Bankruptcy Fraud and Related Issues, 2006 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 345-383.
Alter-Ego Claims in Bankruptcy, 2005 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 439-503.
The Standing of a Trustee and How It Is Impacted by the Wagoner Rule, the Adverse Interest Exception and the Sole Actor Rule, 2004 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 241-267.
The Standing of Derivative Standing, 2003 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 141-185.
The Super Duper Priority Administrative Expense: What It Is, Where It Comes From, What It Does And How You Get One, 2002 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 263-283.
An Update on the Applicability of Arbitration Clauses in Bankruptcy Cases, 2000-2001
Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 693-710.
Ethics, Expenses and Paraprofessionals, State Bar of Texas Legal Assistants Division, Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar for Legal Assistants/Other Legal Professionals (November 11, 1995).
Lifting the Automatic Stay to Permit a Pending Lawsuit Before Another Court to Proceed to Judgment, American Bar Association General Practice Section Committee Update (Bankruptcy), Issue No. 4 (May 1994).
Slow Death by Teleconference: Representing Official Committees, The Sixth Annual Oklahoma Bar Association Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar (December, 1991) (co-author).
Ethics, Expenses and Paraprofessionals, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees Annual Conference (September, 1989) (co-author).
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Services Conference (October 28, 2013)
UHY Mann Frankfort Stein & Lipp 4th Annual Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services Training Conference: “Bankruptcy Fraud” (October 2005).
Tarrant Area Gerontological Society and Senior Advocacy Coalition: Negotiations: Getting To Yes (July, 2001).
Direct and participate in in-house seminars provided to accounting firms and clients.
Dispute Resolution Services of Tarrant County, Inc. – Finalist for the Mediator of the Year Award for the year 2001.
Dispute Resolution Services of Tarrant County, Inc. – Finalist for the Mediator of the Year Award for the year 2000.
Seymour’s practice covers a broad spectrum of areas with an emphasis on complex litigation, including: