Sander L. Esserman

Stutzman, Bromberg, Esserman & Plifka

Dallas, TX


Practice Description

Experience in financial reorganizations and disputes covers the waterfront, including lead counsel to debtors, secured creditors, trustees, indenture trustees and various creditors committees and a legal representative in a major asbestos case covering nearly 10 years. My role has been significant in major cases across the country, including various mass tort and asbestos cases.

Activities and Affiliations

  • Master, John C. Ford, American Inn of Court
  • Member of Adjunct Faculty at Southern Methodist University School of Law teaching Advanced Bankruptcy Course (1999-present)
  • Lecturer and panel member in numerous seminars on Asbestos, Silica, Mass Torts, Creditors Rights, Corporate Trust and the Trust Indenture Act
  • Published numerous articles in the debtor-creditor area, including Creditor and Consumer Rights in 45 Southwestern Law Journal 1553 (1992), Annual Survey of Texas Law and 46 SMU Law Review 1187 (1993). Contributing author in Creditors Rights Handbook, a guide to the Debtor-Creditor Relationship, and co-author, Collier Handbook for Trustees and Debtors in Possession, a Mathew Bender & Company publication.
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association

Education and Experience

  • DePauw University (B.A., with distinction, 1973); Omicron Delta Epsilon honorary fraternity for economics
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D., 1976); student editor for Human Rights Law Journal; Gold Key Award recipient; Dean’s List; Delta Theta Phi
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Nauman S. Scott, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana (1976-1977)
  • President (1996-2002), Stutzman & Bromberg, A Professional Corporation
  • President (2003-Present), Stutzman, Bromberg, Esserman & Plifka, A Professional Corporation
  • Admitted to practice before many of the United States District Courts


About AIRA

AIRA is a nonprofit professional association serving the bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround practice area. AIRA's membership consists of accountants, financial advisors, investment bankers, attorneys, workout consultants, trustees, and others in the field of business turnaround, restructuring and bankruptcy. AIRA members are among the most trusted and sought-after professionals in matters dealing with limited capital resources and deteriorating operating performance.

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