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Overview

Regan S. Jones is an associate in the Houston office with a practice focused on commercial litigation in the bankruptcy, healthcare, energy, and financial services spheres. She has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex, document-intensive commercial disputes between large corporate entities, and she has also represented creditors and trustees in preference liability and fraudulent transfer actions.

Regan has prosecuted and defended claims involving breach of contract, tortious interference, fraudulent transfers, preference liability, False Claims Act violations, ERISA violations, common law and statutory fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, negligent misrepresentation, business disparagement, defamation, trespass, conversion, insurance coverage, breach of fiduciary duty, and other qui tam matters.  In addition, Regan has represented clients, namely creditors, in bankruptcy appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, Regan was with a high-profile firm representing corporate defendants and Fortune 500 clients in the healthcare and petrochemical sectors. She also served in several capacities with U.S. government agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in addition to the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office.

While in law school, Regan competed for and coached Emory Law’s Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Competition Team, which focused primarily on copyright law.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Representing major mineral lessor in Sanchez Energy cases (Southern District of Texas)
  • Representing pre-petition senior secured lender in the Basic Energy Services, Inc. cases and subsequent appeal (Southern District of Texas)
  • Representing various relators in False Claims Act lawsuits against insurance and pharmaceutical companies

Prior to joining the firm:

  • Representing a putative class of unsecured claimants in the C&J Energy Services cases and subsequent appeal (Southern District of Texas)
  • Served as second chair in felony methamphetamine trafficking trial, which successfully resulted in a conviction
  • Represented major physician outsourcing company and related subsidiaries in matters relating to defamation, business torts, and disputes concerning physician noncompetition agreements

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Education

J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2018

  • Moot Court Society

B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science and Russian, University of South Florida, 2015

Court Admissions

  • Texas 
  • Florida
  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Texas
  • The U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Texas
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