roger cox underwood law firm

Roger Cox


roger cox underwood law firm

Roger Cox



Roger Cox is counsel to the region’s leading financial institutions and businesses. He is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law, Farm & Ranch Real Estate Law, and Business Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Cox handles complex loan facilities, real estate transactions, and workouts in the agribusiness, commercial real estate, energy, and motor vehicle dealer space. He also maintains a regional bankruptcy practice.

Roger is the author of Cox’s Texas Creditors’ Rights Laws Annotated (Thomson Reuters / West 2021), part of the Thomson Reuters Texas Annotated Code Series. He is also a former contributor to the SMU Law Review – Annual Survey of Texas Law (Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights).

Mr. Cox also maintains a select commercial mediation practice. Mediation Resume




  • Counsel for Administrative Agent in $350,000,000.00 syndicated credit facility secured by multi-state livestock operations.
  • Counsel for money center bank in $200,000,000.00 commodity-based syndicated loan facility. 
  • Counsel for senior secured lender in Delaware Chapter 11 of national wholesale nursery, resulting in full payment to client.
  • Counsel for Farm Credit system lender regarding construction loan facilities. 
  • Counsel for senior secured lender in Fort Worth area real estate development bankruptcy.
  • Negotiation of $100,000,000.00 motor vehicle floor plan and equipment financing facilities for regional motor vehicle dealer group.
  • Obtain federal court judgment and facilitate workout of $2,000,000.00 multi-state agricultural credit facility.
  • Acquisition and financing of motor vehicle dealerships and related commercial real estate facilities in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
  • Counsel to senior secured lender in workout of $20,000,000.00 loan facility secured by land, livestock, and commercial development property (resulting in full payment).
  • Counsel to “stalking horse” bidder in large agricultural bankruptcy.
  • Representation of secured lender in $50,000,000 individual Chapter 11; authored competing creditor plan; litigated cash collateral motion, all resulting in full-payment plan.
  • Debtor in Possession counsel in multiple Chapter 11 cases, including two resulting in confirmed plans by publicly traded debtors with valuable tax attributes.
  • Workout of distressed $17,000,000 operating loan and successful sale of commercial feed yard.
  • Defense of avoidance defendants in Ponzi scheme and fraudulent transaction cases.
  • Foreclosure of diverse properties, including dairy facilities, multi-family residential properties, office complexes, and broadcast facilities.
  • Court appointed receiver for diverse businesses, including FM radio broadcaster, real estate developer, etc.
  • Mediation of complex bankruptcy, financial workouts, and real estate disputes.