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M. Shane Johnson

New York

M. Shane Johnson

As an associate in our Business Restructuring and Insolvency group, Shane Johnson focuses on both in-court and out-of-court restructuring and insolvency matters.

Shane clerked for the Honorable Allan L. Gropper, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, and the Honorable H. Christopher Mott, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

Representative Experience

Representation of Indenture Trustee of Puerto Rico bonds as part of the Commonwealth's restructuring.

Representation of Foreign Representative of Chinese solar company in chapter 15 proceeding.

Representation of French film distribution company in Relativity Media's bankruptcy case.

Representation of investment management and advisory services company in Petters' bankruptcy case.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 2012
  • Bachelor of Journalism, high honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009


  • Member, Young and New Members and International Committees, American Bankruptcy Institute

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • New York
  • Texas

Court admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
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