roger cox underwood law firm

Roger Cox



(806) 379-0316


500 S. Taylor, Suite 1200
Amarillo, Texas 79101

P.O. Box 9158
Amarillo, Texas 79105



Fort Worth



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roger cox underwood law firm

Roger Cox



Roger Cox is counsel to the region’s leading businesses and financial institutions. 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 enjoys a national bankruptcy practice, with recent appearances in Delaware, New Mexico, and throughout Texas. He also handles complex transactions and workouts in the commercial real estate, agribusiness, and motor vehicle dealer space. 

Roger is the author of Cox’s Texas Creditors’ Rights Laws Annotated (Thomson Reuters / West 2019), 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)(1994-2006) and a co-author of Bankruptcy Road Map (State Bar of Texas 2010).

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




  • Counsel for senior secured lender in Delaware Chapter 11 of national wholesale nursery, resulting in full payment to client.
  • Counsel for leading regional bank in large agribusiness Chapter 11 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 workout of $20,000,000.00 loan facility secured by land, livestock, and commercial development property.
  • 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 multiple avoidance defendants in Ponzi scheme cases.
  • Representation of parties to various commercial, agribusiness, and farm/ranch real property transactions
  • Foreclosure of diverse properties, including dairy facilities, multi-family residential properties, office complexes, and broadcast facilities.
  • Counsel to America’s leading title insurance companies and their insureds.
  • Representation of motor vehicle dealers in administrative actions.
  • Court appointed receiver for diverse businesses, including FM radio broadcaster, real estate developer, etc.
  • Mediation of complex bankruptcy, financial workouts, and real estate disputes.