Doug Uloth has more than 38 years of experience as a lawyer in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Uloth has dedicated his career to protecting the legal interests of individuals and businesses. His practice focuses on business transactions, litigation, and bankruptcy. With clients that consist of both businesses (from family-owned companies to Fortune 100 corporations) and individuals, Mr. Uloth has experience handling matters in the manufacturing, retail, oil and gas, financial services, real estate, and healthcare industries. He has also handled serious personal injury cases.
Mr. Uloth has extensive experience in jury and non-jury trials, mediations, and appeals. He is licensed to practice in Texas, the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He has also been licensed for specific cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Central District of California and the Western District of Oklahoma.
Practice includes the prosecution and defense of lawsuits involving fraud, breach of fiduciary obligations, loans, secured transactions, real estate contracts, commercial and residential construction, equipment, commissions, placement and removal of materialman's and mechanic's liens upon real property, government seizure of property, and commercial leases.
Practice includes protecting the interests of secured and unsecured creditors, and persons and companies who have partially performed contracts with the debtor–with the goal of maximizing their recovery from the debtor's estate. Mr. Uloth's experience also includes working with companies to structure and obtain creditor and court approval of plans of reorganization.
Practice includes guiding and implementing corporate transactions for large and small businesses and individuals. Matters include the setup and maintenance of operations and negotiation of various contracts such as stock and asset sales agreements, vendor/supplier agreements, licensing agreements, and employment and non-competition agreements. Experience also extends to the review and negotiation of commercial leases.
Mr. Uloth has made more than 100 appearances on television and radio to discuss issues of public interest. Mr. Uloth has also made continuing education presentations to fellow lawyers regarding commercial bankruptcy, and has written on issues in the areas of bankruptcy and arbitration: Pre-petition Termination of Executory Contract as Fraudulent Transfer, XXXII AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE JOURNAL 9, 28, 68-69, October 2013; Equitable Estoppel as a Basis for Compelling Non-Signatories to Arbitrate – A Bridge Too Far?, 21 REVIEW OF LITIGATION, No. 3., page 593; and Enforcing Arbitration Against Non-signatories, TEXAS BAR JOURNAL, October 2002.
Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
University of Virginia (B.A., 1982)
University of Texas (J.D., 1985)
Southern Methodist University-Cox School of Business (Certificates in Telecommunications and Graduate Finance, 2001 and 2002)
State Bar of Texas - Sections on Animal Law, Bankruptcy, Computers and Technology, Construction, and Litigation
Dallas Bar Association - Sections on Business Litigation and Bankruptcy and Commercial Law
American Bankruptcy Institute
Court Affiliations: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas; all Texas state courts