Mark A. Platt

Dallas
T 214.580.5852
F 214.545.3473
100 Crescent Court
Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75201

In his over 20 years of practice, Mark has specialized in restructuring and insolvency work and complex commercial litigation. He has appeared in bankruptcy and federal district courts throughout the country. Most recently, he has represented secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy matters related to real estate, energy, health care, telecommunications and retail, among other industries. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Mark was a partner at several national law firms.

Mark is a former prosecutor for Dallas County and writes and speaks frequently to local and national groups on bankruptcy topics. In addition, he recently held leadership positions with the American Bar Association's Litigation Section, including as co-chair of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation Committee, and as a member of the Book Board.

Representative Matters

Mark has represented:

  • A major financial institution in a real estate bankruptcy (Northern District of Texas)
  • A committee of unsecured creditors in a health care bankruptcy (Southern District of Texas)
  • A publicly listed REIT in a complex hospitality bankruptcy (Northern District of Illinois)
  • A major financial institution in a real estate bankruptcy (Central District of California)
  • A private equity firm in a retail/real estate bankruptcy (Western District of Texas)
  • A major financial institution in an agribusiness bankruptcy (District of Nevada)
  • An international oil and gas company in an energy bankruptcy (District of Delaware)
  • A major financial institution in a real estate bankruptcy (Southern District of Texas)
  • A major telecommunication company in a bankruptcy (Eastern District of Texas)
  • A major financial institution in a telecommunications bankruptcy (U.S. Virgin Islands)
  • A group of major financial institutions in an energy bankruptcy (Northern District of Texas)

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Named among "The Best Lawyers in America" for Bankruptcy and Creditors/Debtors Rights and Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2011-2019)
  • Named a "Texas Rising Star" by Thomson Reuters for Bankruptcy Law (2005-2006)
  • Named among the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" in the Bankruptcy and Workout category by D Magazine (2019)
  • Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Jewish Committee, Dallas Regional Board

Other Contact Info

Assistant

Kimberly McCardell
Email
T 214.580.5833
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