MaryAnn Joerres is a commercial litigator practicing before federal and state courts in Texas and throughout the country. Her cases typically involve highly-regulated industries and complex financial misdeeds. While she has the versatility to defend clients in select matters, she primarily represents plaintiffs in disputes involving corporate fraud and mismanagement, lender liability, financial institutions, securities fraud, oil and gas, antitrust, real estate and ERISA.
MaryAnn has significant experience guiding trustees, creditors and other interested parties through complicated insolvency-related litigation involving fraudulent schemes, corporate looting and other misconduct that triggers a company’s demise, including breach of fiduciary duties by owners, officers and directors, fraudulent conveyances, Ponzi schemes and professional malpractice by law firms, financial advisors and accountants.
In addition, MaryAnn has handled a number of complex lender liability disputes, including claims against financial institutions and private lenders for breach of contract, securities fraud, antitrust violations plus many more. She also has experience resolving fraud and company mismanagement litigation outside the bankruptcy setting, including cases involving breach of fiduciary duties by owners and officers, misuse of company assets, owner and shareholder disputes and minority shareholder oppression.