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Barbara L. Wohlrabe

Barbara L. Wohlrabe

Practice areas:

Litigation, Oil & Gas, Business

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About Me

Barbara Wohlrabe has extensive experience in federal, state, and bankruptcy court litigation involving a variety of commercial and tort claims.


She teamed with David Elrod in the successful appeal that vacated the confirmation of a substantially consummated plan of reorganization in Southern Pacific Transportation Co. v. Voluntary Purchasing Groups, Inc. She also worked with David Elrod to defend a reorganized debtor against claims totaling in excess of $1.1 billion, resulting in a negotiated settlement of less than 3% of the amount sought against the debtor. In the early part of her legal career, she was involved in the successful appeal of Barr v. Resolution Trust Corp., a frequently cited case in which the Texas Supreme Court clarified the law of res judicata. More recently, she was involved in the prosecution of creditor claims in the Calpine bankruptcy case in New York, which resulted in the firm's negotiation of settlements in excess of $400 million for its pipeline clients.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Litigation: 80%
  2. Business: 10%
  3. Oil & Gas: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

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Contact Info

Elrod, PLLC

500 North Akard Suite 3000
Dallas, TX, 75201

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198505/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyElrod, PLLC2003 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
United States District Courts, Northern and Eastern Districts of TexasN/AN/A
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth CircuitN/AN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Southern Methodist UniversityDistinction in EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1981