Paul M.Green

Of Counsel

Houston + 1.832.239.3892

Paul Green represents all major stakeholders in corporate workouts and restructurings. In addition, he has considerable experience advising clients in the energy industry and has published numerous articles regarding the intersection of oil and gas and bankruptcy law.

Paul has served in a leading role on numerous high-profile debtor representations, including MSD Performance, Special Products Holding, Swift Energy, Shoreline Energy, RadioShack, and the cross-border representation of Arctic Glacier. He also has taken leading roles in other engagements, including Jones Day's representation of Sanchez Capital in the successful stalking horse bid for TriDimension Energy's assets out of chapter 11, the creditors' committee of Qimonda North America, and Alpha Natural Resources.

Paul currently serves as chairman of the board of the Turnaround Management Association's NextGen Houston Chapter. He has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in Texas Monthly since 2013 and has lectured on restructuring topics on multiple occasions.


  • Specialty Products and Bondex International seek bankruptcy protectionJones Day represents Specialty Products Holding Corp. and Bondex International, Inc. in their chapter 11 cases, which were commenced in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on May 31, 2010.
  • Arctic Glacier sells business and assets to affiliates of H.I.G. Capital for approximately $435 millionJones Day represented Arctic Glacier International, Inc. and its affiliates as U.S. counsel in their sale of substantially all their respective assets to affiliates of H.I.G. Capital for $434.5 million subject to adjustment under the asset purchase agreement.
  • Sanchez Capital is winning bidder in TriDimension auctionJones Day represented an affiliate of Sanchez Capital Advisors, LP in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of TriDimension Energy, LP and its debtor affiliates out of chapter 11.
  • Qimonda North America and Qimonda Richmond Creditors' Committee appointedJones Day represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 cases of Qimonda North America Corporation and Qimonda Richmond LLC.
  • Tobacco Superstores completes expedited out-of-court restructuring of secured debtJones Day advised Tobacco Superstores, Inc., a privately held chain of 60 convenience stores in the Southeast specializing in tobacco products, in an expedited restructuring of its bank debt.
  • Corus Bank successfully forecloses upon Almeda North Tower propertyJones Day represented Corus Bank, NA as the senior secured creditor in the contentious chapter 11 case of 5925 Almeda North Tower, LP (the "Developer").
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings seeks recovery of undisclosed asset value transferred in bankruptcy sale of broker dealerJones Day represents Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in an action to recover assets transferred to Barclays Capital Inc. when Barclays purchased the Lehman broker dealer business shortly after Lehman's bankruptcy filing in September 2008.
  • KidsVoice, an organization that protects children's rights, receives appellate help in juvenile courtJones Day Pittsburgh represented KidsVoice, an organization that protects children's rights and guides them through the court process, in its appeal of a juvenile-court decision that would have allowed the detention in secure lockup facilities of juveniles who are not delinquent.
    • February 18, 2016
      Institute for Energy Law 67th Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference A&D Strategies in Low Commodity Price Conditions: In-Court and Out-of-Court Options
    • January 28, 2016
      A&D Strategies in Low Commodity Price Conditions Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Symposium
    • June 21, 2013
      The Use of Financial Advisors in Bankruptcy
    • June 23-24, 2011
      What All Lawyers Should Know About Bankruptcy and Recent Developments in Commercial Workouts