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    • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Baylor University, University Scholars

Liz Boydston focuses her practice on complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, fraudulent transfer and preference litigation, 363 sales, and workouts throughout the United States. Liz represents public and private, for-profit and non-profit hospitals, municipalities, assisted living, retirement, and senior housing centers, health care providers, public oil and gas development companies, refining and fuel-marketing corporations, drilling and exploration companies, financial institutions, and large multinational and multi-subsidiary corporations in complex restructuring and insolvency matters.

Liz has extensive Ponzi Scheme defense litigation experience and has defended investors in schemes valuing up to $3.6 billion. She also served as law clerk to Chief Bankruptcy Judge Bill Parker, United State Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

HEALTHCARE REPRESENTATION

  • Reorganized Debtors’ Counsel to Senior Care Centers, LLC (skilled nursing facilities with assisted living and rehabilitation services).
  • Debtors’ Counsel to Senior Care Centers, LLC and 128 affiliated Ch. 11 debtors.
  • Debtors’ Counsel to Adeptus Health Inc., 140 Ch. 11 debtors who operated full-service, for-profit hospitals and emergency rooms across the U.S.
  • Counsel to purchaser and operator of Home Health Agencies in California.
  • Represented emerged national healthcare organization as Reorganized Debtors’ counsel in daily operations, claims administration, healthcare transactions, real estate negotiations, and government investigations.
  • Represented the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee in Orianna Health Systems, 135 Ch. 11 debtor case.
  • Reorganized Debtor’s counsel to non-profit hospital.
  • Represented hospital municipality in contentious bankruptcy litigation involving more than $110 million in outstanding debt and rent due from debtor.
  • Debtor’s counsel to a Texas physician’s hospital.
  • Represented non-profit hospital in litigation against medical billing and coding provider.
  • Represented DIP Lender to group of senior housing debtors
  • Represented purchaser of a hospital through a Section 363 sale.
  • Represented the Board of a Continuing Care Retirement Community.
  • Represented one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers as a creditor and supplier.
  • Represented Official Resident Committee in senior housing and Continuing Care.
  • Represented Retirement Committee in bankruptcy case.
  • Represented Unsecured Creditors Committee in large national dental practice.
RETAIL & FRANCHISE REPRESENTATION
  • Debtors’ Counsel to Lucky’s Market Parent Company, LLC and its 22 affiliated debtors in their Ch. 11 bankruptcy cases.
  • Represent numerous franchisees in out-of-court restructurings and preparation for Ch. 11 bankruptcy cases.
ENERGY REPRESENTATION
  • Debtors’ Counsel in the Ch. 11 bankruptcy cases of PetroShare Corp. and CFW Resources, LLC.
  • Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee in EP Energy Corporation’s Ch. 11 bankruptcy cases.
  • Conflicts counsel to Creditors’ Committee in the Ch. 11 bankruptcy cases of Southland Royalty Company, LLC.
  • Debtors’ counsel to publicly-traded crude oil and natural gas development companies.
  • Represented DIP Lender, Senior Secured Lender, Equity Holder, and Stalking Horse Bidder in 75 Ch. 11 debtor case where the debtors operated an international fuel supply and storage network.
  • Represent national financial institutions in numerous oil and gas exploration, upstream, midstream, and downstream.
  • Debtor's counsel to a publicly traded independent oil and gas company and its affiliated subsidiaries.
  • Debtor’s counsel to offshore drilling companies that provided drilling services to natural gas exploration companies.
AVIATION REPRESENTATION
  • Delaware bankruptcy counsel and conflicts counsel to Creditors’ Committee in the Ch. 11 bankruptcy cases of Ravn Air Group, Inc., et. al.
  • Represent private, for-profit corporation in national airline bankruptcy case.
  • Represent fuel and parts suppliers in current national airline bankruptcy case.
  • Represented Alaska-owned refining and fuel marketing company in Peninsula Airways, Inc. (PenAir) Ch. 11 case.
  • Represented global agent in CHC Helicopters, international helicopter bankruptcy case where helicopter operator provides transport to oil and gas platforms worldwide.
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Co-Author, Journal of Corporate Renewal
April 2021
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Co-Author, The National Law Review
July 29, 2020
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Co-Author
July 28, 2020
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CLE Webinar, State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section
June 4, 2020
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SBRA Meets the CARES Act
IWIRC DFW & TMA NOW Webinar
April 24, 2020
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Healthcare Bankruptcies Regulatory Considerations
18th Annual Advanced Restructuring & Plan of Reorganization Conference, Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
November 2019
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Healthcare Bankruptcies & Regulatory Considerations
2019 Bankruptcy Bench Bar
April 2019
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Current Challenges in the Senior Living Industry
17th Annual Advanced Restructuring & Plan of Reorganization Conference, Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
November 2018
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Confirmation Chaos: Getting Through Plan Confirmation & Cleaning Up Afterward
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September 2018
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Confirming a Cha. 11 Plan, Third-Party Releases & Valuing Unique Assets
Author, Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench Bar
June 2018