Jackson Walker announces the addition of Zachary McKay as senior counsel in the Houston office’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery practice. Zach’s practice focuses on helping debtors and creditors across all industries in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. He has extensive experience in untangling lien validity, priority, and value issues with a specific focus on statutory M&M and mineral liens. He has also represented hundreds of secured and unsecured oil and gas industry creditors ranging from small family-owned entities to the largest public companies in the world in all types of bankruptcy and restructuring settings.
“With the oil and gas industry facing uncertainty as a result of supply disruptions and other hurdles, the need for competent and experienced counsel to navigate clients through complex Chapter 11 issues is critical,” Zach said. “Jackson Walker’s bankruptcy and restructuring team is known for delivering stellar results in high-profile cases. I am confident that my clients will enjoy the value provided by Jackson Walker, and I am excited to be a part of the team.”
“Jackson Walker’s bankruptcy and restructuring team is known for delivering stellar results in high-profile cases.”
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Zach managed the bankruptcy practice group of a Texas-based law firm primarily focused on energy, oil and gas, and real estate law. He offers expertise related to defense of preferential claims, enforcement of liens, and creative solutions to restructuring debt for oil and gas clients.
Zach obtained his B.B.A. from Texas A&M University and his J.D. from South Texas College of Law. He is licensed to practice in Texas and before the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas.
Since Jackson Walker’s founding in 1887, our attorneys have represented some of the most influential companies and business leaders in the world. Today, we remain firmly rooted in Texas while serving clients around the globe. With almost 500 attorneys, we are the largest firm in Texas and have been recognized by Law360 as a “Texas Powerhouse” and an “elite law firm” that regularly provides counsel to industry-leading clients on highly complex transactions ranging from millions to billions.