Company: Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein, Alvarado & Dunne, P.C.
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Mark S. Finkelstein, Shareholder at Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein, Alvarado & Dunne, P.C., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal profession.
Prior to beginning his professional pursuits, Mr. Finkelstein attended the University of Texas, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in 1977. In 1980, he concluded his formal academic studies with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the same institution. Mr. Finkelstein has been admitted to practice in the state of Texas, as well as before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 5th, and 11th circuits, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 1981, Mr. Finkelstein began his career as an associate at Ritchie & Greenberg, P.C., transitioning to Byrnes & Martin in 1984, where he worked as an associate until 1986. From 1986 to 1987, he served Childs, Fortenbach, Beck & Guyton, and from 1988 to 1991, he worked for Butler & Binion. Since his departure from the latter firm, Mr. Finkelstein has held a position as a shareholder for Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein, Alvarado & Dunne, P.C. In addition to his primary roles, he served the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board as an arbitrator from 1989 to 1991.
Mr. Finkelstein is additionally a writer in his field, having published an article in the American Bar Association Business and Corporate Litigation Committee Newsletter in 2021, he additionally penned “Bankruptcy Preferences, Tips, and Traps” in the State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter in 2012. As the head of his firm’s bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, and commercial litigation practice groups, he has been recognized for his achievements with numerous awards and accolades throughout his career, including being named to Texas Super Lawyers since 2017 and holding an AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Finkelstein is the author of Physical Distancing in a New Light: The Interplay of Reclamation Rights, the 20-Day
Goods Administrative Priority Claim, the Meaning of “Receipt of Goods” under the U.C.C., and
Commercial Reality, ABA Business and Corporate Litigation Committee Newsletter – Spring 2021
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