GLENN A. PORTMAN2019-04-12T12:51:40-05:00

Glenn A. Portman



  • State Bar of Texas, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, J.D., 1975
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Delta Theta Phi
    • Law Journal: Southwestern Law Journal, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, 1973 – 1974
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, B.A., 1972
    • Honors: Dean’s List


  • Author of Note: A Problem for the School Systems: Are Mandatory Maternity Leave Rules Enforceable?, 27 Sw. L.J. 541, 1973
  • Comment: Using A “Dummy” Corporate Borrower Creates Usury and Tax Difficulties, 28 Sw. L.J. 437, 1974
  • Comment: Using A “Dummy” Corporate Borrower Creates Usury and Tax Difficulties, Republished, 24 Law Review Digest No. 5, July-August, 1974
  • Employment and Compensation of Attorneys in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case, (Co-Author), State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar, September, 1989
  • Unexpired Leases Under the Bankruptcy Code: So You Thought You Had a Contract – Some Things Have Changed, Dallas Bar Association Real Property Section, Luncheon Speech Outline, 1983
  • General Bankruptcy Outline and Issues for Beginning Attorneys, Internal Firm Outline for Summer Clerk Programs, 1998
  • Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege by Trustee in Bankruptcy-Can Weintraub Case be Expanded to Individuals or Partnerships?, Advanced Bankruptcy Institute, 1989
  • Speaker, North Texas Bankruptcy Institute, Capital University, Spring, 1999
  • Repossessions, Creditors Rights Seminar, Stromar Professional Development Program, April, 2000
  • In re Accident & Injury Pain Centers, Inc., Debtor (Judge Hale) (2005)
  • In re Teligent, Inc. et al. (New York, New York) (2003)
  • In re Probex Corp., Debtor (Judge Hale) (2003)
  • In re Legend Airlines, Inc. (Judge Hauser) (2002)
  • In re TIC Corporation (Judge Abramson) (2002)
  • In re Service Merchandise Company, Inc. et al. (Nashville, TN) (2003)
  • Medical Select Management, Debtor (Judge Hauser) (2003)
  • T.R. Miller Orchards, Inc. and Dr. Theodore R. Miller (2002)
  • Stoneoaks, L.P., Debtor (Judge Hauser) (2002)
  • San Jacinto Holdings, Inc. (Judge Abramson) (2001)
  • Bedrock Bowling LLC, Debtor (Judge Felsenthal) (2000)
  • Corporate Services Telecom, Inc., Debtor (Judge Rosenthal, D. Mass.) (2001)
  • Physician Resource Group, Inc. and EyeCorp., Debtors (Judge McGuire) (2003)
  • Genesis Physician Practice Management, Debtor (Judge Felsenthal) (2003)
  • Boston Market LP, et al., Debtors (D. Arizona) (2002)
  • Gary J. Knostman, Trustee For MWM Enterprises, Inc., et al., Plaintiff vs.Claron Corporation, Glendon B. Adams, and Computerland Corporation,
  • Defendants, Adversary No. 95-4863 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. Wheelis, J., 1996) (1996)
  • Just for Feet, Inc., Debtor (S.D.N.Y.) (2000)
  • Q-Entertainment, Inc., Debtor (Judge Abramson) (1999)
  • SA Telecommunications, Inc., Debtor (D. Del.) (2000)
  • Color Tile, Inc., Debtor (D. Del.) (1999)
  • W.J. Amis Trust, Debtor (Judge Abramson) (1993)
  • In re Archie Bennett, Jr., Debtor (Judge McGuire) (1994)
  • In re Orville and Beverly Moody, Debtors (Judge Sharp) (1996)
  • In re Healthcare Enterprises of North Texas, Ltd., Debtor (Judge Sharp) (1994)
  • In re Vantage Shoe Warehouse, Inc., Vantange Partners, Ltd. and Vantage Group, Ltd., Debtors (Judge Felsenthal) (1998)
  • In re H&R Bershire, Inc., Debtor (Judge McGuire) (1996)
  • Carl P. McCord d/b/a McCord’s Trees vs. Compass Bank Dallas, District Court, Dallas County, Texas (1998)
  • Profile Technologies, Inc., Debtor (1994)
  • In Re Southmark Properties, Inc., Debtor (Judge Felsenthal) (1989)
  • In re William Dennis, Debtor (S.D. Tex.) (1987)
  • In Re CSH, Ltd., Debtor (Judge Abramson) (1990)
  • In Re Diamond Lumber, Debtor (Judge Abramson) (1986)
  • In the Matter of Kevin S. Wiley (Judge McGuire) (1988)
  • In re Lakeside Global II, Ltd., d/b/a Bankside Village Apartments and d/b/a Lakeside Country Apartments, 116 B.R. 499 (3 Tex. Bankr. Ct. 375) (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 1989)
  • Henry S. Miller Realty Trust v. Bobby McGees Conglomeration of Dallas, Inc., 582 S.W.2d 566 (Tex. Civ. App.-Dallas 1979)
  • In re San Felipe at Voss, Ltd, Debtor, Metropolitan Life Insurance v. San Felipe at Voss, Ltd., 115 B.R. 526 (S.D. Tex.) (1990)
  • In re Roy Miliken, Debtor (Judge Felsenthal), The Cadle Company v. Wanda Millican et al., 12 Tex. Bankr. Ct. 313, 1998 WL 267949 (N.D. Texas 1988)


  • Hilton Hotels Corporation
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
  • Henry S. Miller Real Estate Investment Trust
  • South Central Petroleum, Inc.
  • Miller County Oil L.P.
  • Southwest Union Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church


  • Speaker, “Waiver of Attorney Client Privilege”, Attorneys Fees in Chapter 7, South Texas Advanced Bankruptcy Institute, July, 1989
  • Speaker, Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar, State Bar of Texas, 1989
  • “Unexpired Leases Under the Bankruptcy Code”, Dallas Bar Association, 1983
  • “Repossessions”, Creditors Rights Seminar, 2000
  • State Bar of Texas Planning Committees for State Bar of Texas Troubled Lending Institutions: A Sign of the Times, 1988
  • State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course, 1989
  • State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course, 1990
  • Speaker, State Bar of Texas
  • Speaker, South Texas College of Law
  • Speaker, Dallas Bar Association


  • Member: 500, Inc, Dallas, Texas
  • The Assemblage and First Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas
  • Treasurer Lake Highlands Square Homeowners, 1992 – 1997


  • American Bar Association, Sections of Business Law, Probate and Real Property, Antitrust, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member, 1988 – Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Real Estate and Bankruptcy Sections, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Real Property Section of Dallas Bar Association, Member, 1976 – 1988
  • Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section of Dallas Bar Association, Member, 1987 – Present
  • Turnaround Management Association, Member, 1996 – Present
  • Pro Hac Vice Appearances in the U.S. District Courts of Eastern Arkansas, Western Arkansas, Central/Eastern/Northern/Southern California,
  • Massachusetts, Eastern/Northern/Southern/Western New York,, Northern Mississippi and Southern Mississippi
  • Executive Board of Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
  • Chair of the Class Agent Program and the Alumni Counsel, Annual Fund Chairman, 1979 – 2001
  • Executive Board of the College of Arts & Sciences of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998 – 2006
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, International

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