Shelby T. Perry - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Shelby Perry focuses her practice on restructuring and insolvency. She has experience representing debtors, creditors, and other parties-in-interest in both in- and out-of-court restructuring efforts. Shelby represents clients in a variety of industries, including energy, retail, franchised business, and cryptocurrency.

During law school, Shelby served as a Notes and Comments Editor of the SMU Law Review Association and was a judicial intern to the Honorable C. Andrew Ten Eyck in the 301st District Court of Dallas County.

Results


  • Advised large American retailer in Chapter 11 proceedings, including a successful Section 363 sale*
  • Represented executives of large Texas-based oil and gas company in suit alleging securities fraud, securing dismissal with prejudice and subsequent affirmance by the Fifth Circuit*
  • Represented Pizza Hut, LLC, a global leader in the fast casual franchised restaurant industry, in connection with insolvency proceedings of NPC International, Inc., its former largest domestic franchisee

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Community


  • Dallas Bar Association, member
  • State Bar of Texas, member
  • American Bar Association, member

Credentials


Education
SMU Dedman School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2018
Baylor University, BA, cum laude, 2015

Courts/Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

Admissions
Texas

Languages
English
French