• Annie Catmull

    J.D., University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1995

    Annie Catmull has over 25 years of experience in bankruptcy and insolvency law. She represents distressed companies, creditors, trustees, landlords, tenants, asset purchasers, and creditors' committees. Her clients are in the energy (upstream, midstream, energy services), manufacturing, real estate, telecommunications, shipping, healthcare, and professional services sectors. Much of her practice is litigation related to business reorganizations, including the prosecution and defense of preference and fraudulent transfer lawsuits.

    BAR ADMISSIONS

    Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    Texas Eastern Bankruptcy Court
    Texas Eastern District Court
    Texas Northern Bankruptcy Court
    Texas Northern District Court
    Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court
    Texas Western Bankruptcy Court

    MEMBERSHIPS

    The Arthur L. Moller - David B. Foltz, Jr. American Inn of Court
    • President, 2017-2018
    • President-Elect, 2016-2017
    • Vice President, 2015-2016
    • Secretary, 2014-2015
    • Member since 2006

    BANKRUPTCY TRIAL RESULTS

    Cage v. WorldFab, Inc. (In re Technicool Sys.), Nos. 15-34435, 17-03265, 2018 Bankr. LEXIS 3376, (Bankr. S.D. Tex. Oct. 31, 2018);

    Windmill Run Assocs. [client] v. Fannie Mae [opposing party] (In re Windmill Run Assocs.), 2017 Bankr. LEXIS 303 (Bankr.S.D. Tex. Jan. 31, 2017);

    In re Windmill Run Assocs., 2016 Bankr. LEXIS 359 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. Feb. 4, 2016);

    In re Mud King Prods. [client], 525 B.R. 43 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2015) [opposing party, National Oilwell Varco];

    Schermerhorn v. Centurytel, Inc. (In re Skyport Global Communs., Inc. [client]), 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 3218 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. Aug. 7, 2013), aff'd, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 4714 (5th Cir, Tex. Mar. 14, 2016) and 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 18412 (5th Cir. Tex. Oct. 12, 2016);

    In re Anloc, LLC [client], 487 B.R. 825, 2013 (Bankr. S.D. Tex., 2013), aff'd, 574 Fed, Appx. 401 (5th Cir. Tex. 2014);

    Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc. et al v. Union Bank of Cal., N.A. (In re Cornerstone E&P Co., L.P.), 436 B.R. 865 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2010), Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc. et al v. Union Bank of Cal., N.A. (In re Cornerstone E&P Co., L.P.), 436 B.R. 830 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2010), Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc. et al v. Union Bank of Cal., N.A. (In re Cornerstone E&P Co., L.P.), 436 B.R. 390 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2010);

    In re Presto (Enron Employee Committee [client] v. Presto), 376 B.R. 554 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2007);

    Adams v. Ameriquest Mortg. Co. [client] (In re Adams), 307 B.R. 549 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2004);

    Bruce v. CIT Group/Sales [client], 4:04-cv-00832, mem. op. (S.D. of Tex., Aug. 16, 2004);

    Perez v. Bayou Credit Union [client], case no. 02-03196, mem. op. (U.S. Bankr. Ct., S.D. of Texas, Aug. 20, 2002).

    RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND SPEECHES

    "Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Good News, Bad News", Houston Bar Association, June 2021

    "Key Bankruptcy Principles for Business Lawyers", State Bar of Texas, Essentials of Business Law, 2021

    “Bankruptcy Litigation in Houston: Tops Ten Dos, Don’ts, and Maybes,” Houston Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section, April 2020

    “Ethics Rules: Lawyers & Landmen,” Houston Area Petroleum & Landmen, October 2019

    “Bankruptcy Issues,” Houston Area Petroleum & Landmen, October 2018

    ‘Practitioner’s Guide to Rule 9011,” State Bar of Texas Annual Bankruptcy Conference, April 2018