Omar J. Alaniz
Reed Smith LLP
Omar Alaniz is a partner in Reed Smith's Dallas and Houston offices (at the time of the webinar he was a partner at Baker Botts L.L.P. Omar’s diverse, complex chapter 11 practice includes representation of debtors, creditor committees, equity holders, joint venture partners, preference and fraudulent transfer plaintiffs and defendants, and other key stakeholders. He has appeared in bankruptcy and appellate courts throughout the country, including the Texas and United States Supreme Courts. He is the former Chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Texas State Bar and is a current board member of the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation. He was a law clerk to former bankruptcy judge D. Michael Lynn for the Northern District of Texas.
Omar’s work and experience has garnered national attention. In 2019, Omar was invited to join the prestigious sixty-member National Bankruptcy Conference, whose primary purpose is to advise Congress on bankruptcy law. In 2017, the American Bankruptcy Institute included Omar in its inaugural list of the top "40 Under 40" insolvency professionals in the country.