Bruce J. Ruzinsky
Bruce J. Ruzinsky focuses his practice primarily on representing financial institutions, corporations, and other business entities in workout/restructure efforts, chapter bankruptcy proceedings, and litigation.
Mr. Ruzinsky has served on the Chapter 11 Advisory Committee for the Southern District of Texas, and is a member of the Houston Bar Association (past Chairman of the Bankruptcy Section and past Co-Chair of the Committee on Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession), the Houston area bankruptcy Inn of Court (Past President), the State Bar of Texas, and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Mr. Ruzinsky serves on the Houston area Duke University Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee having chaired or co-chaired it for over 20 years and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Duke University Alumni Association. He is a member of the Greater Houston Partnership and the Tournament Committee for the Nicholas Alexander Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament benefiting Texas Children’s Hospital. He also has handled pro bono matters for the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program.
Mr. Ruzinsky is included in the 2012-2015 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business under Bankruptcy/Restructuring. Mr. Ruzinsky was named a "Super Lawyer" (2003-2015) by Thomson Reuters. He has also been named a "Top Lawyer" by H Texas magazine. He is included in The Best Lawyers in America under Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2008-2016) and under Litigation – Bankruptcy (2012-2016). He also has been named the Texas Minority Counsel Program 2015 Trailblazer Outside Counsel of the Year.
Speeches / Publications
He has authored or co-authored various articles on such bankruptcy related topics as purchasing assets from the debtor's estate, post-petition lending, setoffs and constructive trusts, and general bankruptcy considerations in connection with foreclosure and repossession.
Links to Publications
B.A., magna cum laude, Duke University (NC)
J.D., Duke University School of Law