John J. Sparacino

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Offices Houston
Phone 713.588.7038
Fax 713.588.7080

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John is a partner in the Vorys Houston office and member of the finance, energy and real estate group.  With more than 28 years of experience, John focuses his practice on bankruptcy related matters including litigation, receiverships and out-of-court restructurings.  He has worked on bankruptcy matters throughout Texas and the United States.  

John has represented secured and unsecured creditors, ad hoc creditors’ committees, statutory creditors’ committees, trustees, equity security holders, companies reorganizing under Chapter 11, DIP lenders and purchasers of distressed assets and companies. He also has represented purchasers and sellers of assets, claims and equity interests in distressed situations.  In addition, he has represented indenture trustees in connection with bond debt transactions, including new issuances, tender offers, exchange offers, redemptions, amendments, work-outs and bankruptcies.

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John is a member of the Texas Bar Association and Houston Bar Association, where he has served on several committees. John is on the Board of Directors of the Turnaround Management Association - Houston Chapter and an active TMA member. He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.

John received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center, where he was an associate editor of the Houston Law Review. He received his BBA from the University of Texas.

Prior to joining Vorys, John was a partner at Andrews Kurth LLP.

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