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Jeffrey R. Fine

Jeffrey R. Fine



  • Business Services
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights
  • Asset Purchases
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation

WSG Practice Industries


Texas, U.S.A.


Jeffrey R. Fine works with clients to resolve complex business issues, focusing on insolvency, bankruptcy, receiver and receivership, and creditor workout areas. He has wide experience in defense of officer and director fiduciary liability cases, insolvency related litigation matters, and representation of receiverships (federal equity and state). He advises debtors, lenders, creditors and other stakeholders on a wide array of bankruptcy issues ranging from the purchase of assets out of bankruptcy, loan workout, and general business bankruptcy matters. He also appears frequently in energy, healthcare and real estate complex Chapter 11 cases representing creditors, debtors and creditor committees. Mr. Fine combines litigation skills and a wealth of diverse experience in providing practical business advice to represent clients throughout the United States. Mr. Fine formerly served as a member of Dykema's Executive Committee.

Mr. Fine has been repeatedly recognized as a "Best Lawyer in Dallas" and a "Super Lawyer" in Texas in the area of Bankruptcy and Restructuring. Mr. Fine has significant experience counseling boards of charitable nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations including private schools and houses of worship.

Prior to joining Dykema, Mr. Fine was a partner at an AmLaw 100 firm in Dallas, Texas.

Bar Admissions


New York


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. Columbia University, B.A.
Areas of Practice

Asset Purchases | Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation | Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights | Business Services | Consumer Financial Services | Creditors' Committees & Trustee Representation | Government Reorganization and Restructuring | Hospitality | Landlord Representation | Private Equity, Venture Capital & Mezzanine Finance | Representation of Distressed Businesses | Representation of Financial Institutions in Bankruptcy & Workout Matters

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Lead attorney, Unsecured Creditors' Committee in the Texas Rangers Baseball Partners Chapter 11, achieving 100% payout, plus interest to unsecured creditors.
Borrower representation in the workout of troubled real estate secured loans both inside of Chapter 11, and out of court
Lead counsel for QSR and specialty lender in various restaurant chain bankruptcies
Lead counsel to consortium of corporations regarding environmental issues in complex environmental services Chapter 11 cases.

Professional Associations

    Dallas Bar Association
    N. Dist. of Texas, Criminal Justice Act Panel
    American Bankruptcy Institute


2003 Airline Bankruptcy - Major Issues Confronting the Industry, Webcast and seminar presentation, American Association of Airport Executives
11/2001 Foreclosure Practice, State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Short Course
11/2001 Bankruptcy -- What Every Aviation Lawyer Should Know, ABA Air & Space Law Forum
1999 Enforcement Issues Concerning Passenger Facility Charges, American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Training Institute, Palm Springs, California
1995 Bankruptcy Litigation Ethics, Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada

Professional Activities and Experience

Prior to joining Dykema, Mr. Fine was a partner at K & L Gates in Dallas, Texas.

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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