Roger Cox represents the region’s leading financial institutions, businesses, and agricultural producers.   His practice is focused in complex commercial and agricultural bankruptcies, trustee litigation, restructuring and workouts, commercial real estate, and representation of motor vehicle dealerships and similar businesses.

Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Real Estate Law, and Farm & Ranch Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Woodward White, Inc., 2013-2014) and Texas Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters, 2003-14); AV® Rated – Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell (LexisNexis).

Former contributor, SMU Law Review – Annual Survey of Texas Law (Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights)(1994-2006); Co-Author, Bankruptcy Road Map (State Bar of Texas 2010).

Actual recent experience includes:

  • Resolution of dispute between franchised heavy duty truck dealer group and OEM
  • Representation of senior secured lender in multi-state, integrated agricultural bankruptcy
  • Restructure $60 million floor plan financing facility
  • Litigation of contested cash collateral motions
  • Representation of senior secured lender in bankruptcy of multi-state construction contractor
  • Trustee litigation-defense of fraudulent transfer and preference claims in alleged Ponzi scheme cases in Texas and New Mexico
  • Foreclosures (judicial and non-judicial) - apartment complexes; dairy facilities; motor vehicle dealerships
  • 363 sales - ”stalking horse” representation
  • Representation of bond holders in multi-state affordable housing Chapter 11
  • Debtor in Possession counsel for publicly traded Chapter 11 entities
  • Successful prosecution of dischargeability litigation under Section 523 of Bankruptcy Code
  • Motor vehicle dealerships – dealership and facility acquisitions in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Tennessee
  • Financial institutions – documentation of asset based lending facilities for agricultural, industrial, automotive, and real estate borrowers
  • Receiver – state court receivership area FM radio stations; operating as FCC licensee, followed by 363-style sale and full creditor payout

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Publications and Presentations

  • Panelist – Northern District of Texas Bench – Bar Conference (2010 and 2012)
  • Chapter 11 Cram Up – Back to the Future by way of Reinstatement under 1124(2) (State Bar of Texas Advanced Business Bankruptcy Institute 2011)
  • Co-Author, Bankruptcy Road Map (State Bar of Texas 2010)


Underwood Law Firm, P.C. - Amarillo, Texas 79105 - (806) 376-5613