Andrew Edson

SERVICE AREAS

Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Commercial Litigation
Financial Institutions
Real Estate

EDUCATION

  • SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude
  1. International Law Review, Articles Editor
  2. Externship with the Honorable Harlin D. Hale, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas
  • Furman University, B.A., 2005, cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas

SUPPORT STAFF

Mina Alvarez
Legal Administrative Assistant
T: 214.651.4450
E: mina.alvarez@strasburger.com

Andrew Edson

Associate

901 Main Street
Suite 6000
Dallas, Texas 75202
T: 214.651.2047
F: 214.659.4084
E: andrew.edson@strasburger.com

    
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Andrew Edson has experience in representing creditors, corporate debtors, and trustees in all aspects of bankruptcy cases and proceedings, including cash collateral motions, proofs of claims, lift stay motions, adversaries, avoidance actions, disclosure statements, and plans of reorganization.

Andrew regularly assists creditors in collection efforts, including judgment abstracts, writs of execution and garnishment, and post-judgment discovery. He also has experience in representing lenders through the workout and foreclosure process, and in resolving title issues with loan documents.

EXPERIENCE

  • Advises energy companies in bankruptcy cases, including addressing automatic stay issues, treatment of executory contracts, and defenses to avoidance actions.
  • Represented lenders and landlords in a wide range of industries in protecting and preserving collateral and property in bankruptcies, workouts and mediations.
  • Represented a non-profit hospital client in a complex Chapter 11 case in addressing significant secured debt and governmental liability.
  • Successfully defended former officers and directors of a Chapter 11 oil and gas debtor from fiduciary claims.
  • Advised a national lender and servicer with real estate portfolios on numerous matters in the resolution of title issues and title litigation.
  • Represented private equity entities in the purchase of bankruptcy estate assets through Section 363 sales.
  • Represented sureties where principals and indemnitors filed for bankruptcy protection and sought to obtain non-dischargeable judgments.
  • Represented high-end Italian shoe manufacturer creditor in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of shoe stores located in North Park and the Galleria in Houston.

 

  • Dallas Bar Association – Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section
  1. Home Project Committee, Planning for Sponsorship’s of Habitat for Humanity Homes
  • John C. Ford Inn of Court
  1. Barrister
  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers
  1. Vice President and Board Member (2015-2016)
  • State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section
  1. Young Lawyer Committee, Professional Education Liaison
  • Dallas Regional Chamber Young Professionals
  1. Member
  • DAYL Foundation
  1. Fellow
  • Panelist. What’s the Plan: Chapter 11, Starting Out Right Program, Young Lawyers Committee for the State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section (October 2017)
  • Panelist. What the Kardashians Can Teach Us About Bankruptcy: Recent Fraud Cases, DBA Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section Meeting (June 2016)
  • Panelist. 2011 Bankruptcy Case Law Update, DBA Franchise & Distribution Law Section Meeting (March 2012)
  • Named among Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (2018)
  • Recipient of Strasburger’s John Hall Visionary Award (2018)
  • Recipient of Strasburger’s Bob Thomas Award for Community Service (2016)
  • Strasburger Team Champion, The Corporate Sports Challenge (2014)
  • Recipient of Strasburger’s Special Recognition: Contribution to a Team (2013)

Andrew Edson has experience in representing creditors, corporate debtors, and trustees in all aspects of bankruptcy cases and proceedings, including cash collateral motions, proofs of claims, lift stay motions, adversaries, avoidance actions, disclosure statements, and plans of reorganization.

Andrew regularly assists creditors in collection efforts, including judgment abstracts, writs of execution and garnishment, and post-judgment discovery. He also has experience in representing lenders through the workout and foreclosure process, and in resolving title issues with loan documents.

EXPERIENCE

  • Advises energy companies in bankruptcy cases, including addressing automatic stay issues, treatment of executory contracts, and defenses to avoidance actions.
  • Represented lenders and landlords in a wide range of industries in protecting and preserving collateral and property in bankruptcies, workouts and mediations.
  • Represented a non-profit hospital client in a complex Chapter 11 case in addressing significant secured debt and governmental liability.
  • Successfully defended former officers and directors of a Chapter 11 oil and gas debtor from fiduciary claims.
  • Advised a national lender and servicer with real estate portfolios on numerous matters in the resolution of title issues and title litigation.
  • Represented private equity entities in the purchase of bankruptcy estate assets through Section 363 sales.
  • Represented sureties where principals and indemnitors filed for bankruptcy protection and sought to obtain non-dischargeable judgments.
  • Represented high-end Italian shoe manufacturer creditor in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of shoe stores located in North Park and the Galleria in Houston.

 

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Dallas Bar Association – Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section
  1. Home Project Committee, Planning for Sponsorship’s of Habitat for Humanity Homes
  • John C. Ford Inn of Court
  1. Barrister
  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers
  1. Vice President and Board Member (2015-2016)
  • State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section
  1. Young Lawyer Committee, Professional Education Liaison
  • Dallas Regional Chamber Young Professionals
  1. Member
  • DAYL Foundation
  1. Fellow

PRESENTATIONS

  • Panelist. What’s the Plan: Chapter 11, Starting Out Right Program, Young Lawyers Committee for the State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section (October 2017)
  • Panelist. What the Kardashians Can Teach Us About Bankruptcy: Recent Fraud Cases, DBA Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section Meeting (June 2016)
  • Panelist. 2011 Bankruptcy Case Law Update, DBA Franchise & Distribution Law Section Meeting (March 2012)

PUBLICATIONS

MEDIA

HONORS

  • Named among Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (2018)
  • Recipient of Strasburger’s John Hall Visionary Award (2018)
  • Recipient of Strasburger’s Bob Thomas Award for Community Service (2016)
  • Strasburger Team Champion, The Corporate Sports Challenge (2014)
  • Recipient of Strasburger’s Special Recognition: Contribution to a Team (2013)
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