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Forshey Prostok LLP is on par with large international firms when it comes to recent bankruptcy filings, according to a recent report in The Texas Lawbook. In fact, only five law firms have filed more bankruptcy cases in Texas than 11-lawyer Forshey Prostok – and all of those firms have more than 100 attorneys on their rosters; one has more than 2,000.

According to the Aug. 31 Texas Lawbook story, the COVID-19 pandemic-fueled bankruptcy boom has resulted in a significant uptick in work for bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys. Although much of that work has gone to major law firms with national and international presences, a disproportionate amount of it has come to Forshey Prostok, a boutique firm with offices in Fort Worth, Dallas and Houston.

Texas Lawbook writes:

Forshey Prostok, a 12-lawyer [sic] Fort Worth-based bankruptcy boutique that specializes in middle market clients, is involved in 31 different matters. The firm’s lawyers represent creditors in cases ranging from Breitburn Energy to Vanguard Natural Resources and are debtor’s counsel for Mid-Cities Home Medical to Duncan Burch….

No law firm has filed more business bankruptcies (14) in the Northern District of Texas than Forshey Prostok. The boutique is involved in 31 business bankruptcies – eight of them as lead debtor’s counsel. The firm represents creditors in the bankruptcies of Breitburn Energy, Denbury Resources, Jones Energy and Pier 1.

“We’ve always said we offer big-firm expertise without the big-firm overhead,” says name partner Jeff Prostok. “So, it’s gratifying to see that the numbers bear that out.”

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Forshey Prostok LLP provides extensive experience in all areas of bankruptcy law from its offices in Fort Worth, Dallas, and Houston. The firm’s scope of representation includes handling complex business reorganizations, enforcing of creditor’s rights, leading commercial and bankruptcy-related litigation, overseeing creditors’ committees, directing workouts, and closing bankruptcy acquisitions. Forshey Prostok is ranked by the Chambers USA legal guide and received a Tier 1 ranking from Best Law Firms for bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights. For more information, visit