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D. Bobbitt Noel, Jr.
D. Bobbitt Noel, Jr.
Of Counsel — Restructuring & Reorganization
Of Counsel — Restructuring & Reorganization

D. Bobbitt Noel, Jr.


Texas Tower
845 Texas Avenue
Suite 4700
Houston, Texas 77002

D. Bobbitt Noel, Jr.


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 1976
  • Bowdoin College, B.A., 1972
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, 1976–1977
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Ross M. Sterling, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, 1977–1978
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC),  Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2010−2017 and 2020; Litigation/Bankruptcy, 2011−2014, 2016−2017 and 2020
  • President: Turnaround Management Association, Houston Chapter, 2004–2005, and International Director
  • Member: American Bankruptcy Institute; American Bar Association; American Inns of Court
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Speaker and author of litigation and insolvency matters (domestic and international) for the State Bar of Texas, University of Houston, Houston College of Law, Texas Association of Bank Counsel, and Turnaround Management Association
  • Conducted a three-day corporate reorganization and liquidation seminar in Beijing, China, for Chinese lawyers and business people involved in the privatization of the Chinese state-owned enterprise system; seminar co-sponsored by the All China Lawyers Association, an affiliate of the Ministry of Justice of the Peoples’ Republic of China
  • Conducted a one-day bankruptcy seminar for Thailand judges visiting the National Conference of U.S. Bankruptcy Judges to gather information for the implementation of a new bankruptcy system in Thailand