Vienna Flores Anaya
Vienna is an attorney in the bankruptcy, restructuring, and recovery practice group of Jackson Walker’s Dallas office. Vienna serves as an advisor to debtors, creditors’ committees, bankruptcy trustees, financial institutions, and other unsecured creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy cases. She has served as counsel to clients throughout a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, hospitality, and oil and gas.
Vienna’s experience includes advising clients in corporate reorganizations, out-of-court restructurings, and in general bankruptcy litigation matters. Vienna has significant experience in post-confirmation administration, including representing liquidating trustees and reorganized debtors through the claims administration process and complex litigation related thereto. She routinely advises and counsels both debtor and non-debtor contract counterparties and landlords with respect to bankruptcy issues, including assumption and assignment of leases and contracts and claims related to lease rejection damages. Vienna has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous fraudulent transfer and preference actions.
Vienna earned her Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, where she held office as the president of both the Student Bar Association and the Hispanic Law Student Association. She was also a reporter for The Law and Business Review of the Americas. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is fluent in Spanish.
B.B.A., Texas A&M University
J.D., cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law
- Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2021-2022
- “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” D Magazine, 2021
- “Texas Bankruptcy Court – Applying Oklahoma Law – Concludes That Gathering Agreements Created Covenants Running With the Land and Cannot be Rejected by the Alta Mesa Resources Debtors,” Jackson Walker Insights (December 2019)
- “Major Decision in Energy-Related Bankruptcies: Colorado Court in Monarch Midstream Case Departs from Sabine Oil and Finds Gathering Agreement Established a Covenant Running with the Land,” Jackson Walker Insights (October 2019)
- “Overdraft Policies Require More Than Compliance with Regulation E,” Journal of Consumer and Commercial Law 21, no.2 (Winter 2018)
- The Hon. John C. Ford American Inn of Court, Associate
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
- Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
January 30, 2023Attorney News
Vienna Flores Anaya, David Schlottman, and Ashley Withers were included in D Magazine’s 2023 “Best Lawyers Under 40” list recognizing outstanding young attorneys in the North Texas area.
April 21, 2022Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s April 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
March 22, 2022Attorney News
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the selection of 51 attorneys to Thomson Reuters’ 2022 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list, which recognizes only 2.5% of Texas attorneys who either are 40 years of age or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
October 5, 2021Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s October 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
April 28, 2021Attorney News
Jackson Walker congratulates the 23 attorneys recognized among D Magazine’s list of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2021.
March 23, 2021Attorney News
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the selection of 36 attorneys to Thomson Reuters’ 2021 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list. Spanning five offices and eight major practice areas, these up-and-coming attorneys have been nominated by peers within and outside the Firm.
February 23, 2021Client Results
Jackson Walker is partnering with Kirkland & Ellis in representing Frontera Holdings, LLC, the owner and operator of the only U.S.-based power plant that sells all of its power to Mexico, in filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 3, 2021.
February 11, 2021Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s February 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
December 23, 2019Insights
Texas Bankruptcy Court – Applying Oklahoma Law – Concludes That Gathering Agreements Created Covenants Running With the Land and Cannot be Rejected by the Alta Mesa Resources Debtors
On December 20, 2019, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (Marvin Isgur presiding) entered a memorandum opinion and order finding that midstream gathering agreements created covenants running with the land under Oklahoma law that could not be rejected by bankrupt debtors.
October 10, 2019Insights
Major Decision in Energy-Related Bankruptcies: Colorado Court in Monarch Midstream Case Departs from Sabine Oil and Finds Gathering Agreement Established a Covenant Running with the Land
A Colorado bankruptcy court has departed from the widely reported holding in Sabine Oil that permitted a debtor to reject a certain midstream gathering agreement.