Logan Kotler focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters, including bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation. He also represents corporate debtors and creditors in restructurings and insolvency matters involving U.S. and international corporations.
Before joining Bracewell, Logan served as judicial extern to Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and as legal intern to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He also served as a managing editor on the Emory Law Journal and was inducted to the Order of Emory Advocates.
Recent Notable Matters
International Travel Agency — obtained dismissal of claims alleging company website’s non-compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act
Financial Technology Firm — defended against former managing director’s fraudulent inducement and labor law claims in AAA arbitration
Natixis — as administrative agent for the first lien lender group in the MDC Energy LLC (d/b/a MDC Texas Energy) Chapter 11 bankruptcy case
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. — as administrative agent for the first lien lender group in the Alta Mesa Chapter 11 bankruptcy case
Eastern Outfitters, LLC — Debtor in Chapter 11 proceedings resulting in the successful Section 363 sale of certain Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports retail stores to the United Kingdom’s largest sporting goods retailer, SportsDirect.com Retail Ltd. The M&A Advisor recognized the deal as the 2018 Section 363 Sale of the Year (over $100 million to $250 million).
Venoco, Inc. — Chapter 11 petitions in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to restructure their debt obligations and capital structure and its affiliates Denver Parent Corporation, TexCal Energy (LP) LLC, Whittier Pipeline Corporation, TexCal Energy (GP) LLC, Ellwood Pipeline, Inc., and TexCal Energy South Texas, L.P.
Publications and Speeches
“Retail Bankruptcies: Threading the Needle in a Tattered Industry,” Journal of Corporate Renewal, November/December 2018.
“Reconciling Contractualized Procedure in Litigation and Arbitration: A Textual and Policy-Based Approach,” Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2016.