FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Forshey Prostok LLP, a Fort Worth-based bankruptcy law boutique, has hired Juan Mendoza as an associate with the firm. Mendoza's practice will focus on bankruptcy, business reorganizations and commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Forshey Prostok, Mendoza served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Jones, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas, based in Lubbock. During law school, he interned for Judge Margaret Murphy, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, as well as Judge Laurel Isicoff, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida. His experience also includes a summer associate position with the Atlanta offices of Hunton & Williams LLP.
"Juan's experience working in the bankruptcy courts so early in his career gives him a solid foundation for becoming a recognized leader in bankruptcy law," said Jeff Prostok, a founding partner at Forshey Prostok. "He brings significant value to our team," he added.
Mendoza earned his JD from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta where he served as executive managing editor of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. He also holds a bachelor of science in economics and finance from Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., and is licensed to practice law in Florida and Georgia. His admission to the Texas Bar is pending.
About Forshey Prostok LLP:
Forshey Prostok has extensive experience in all areas of bankruptcy law. The firm's scope of recent and ongoing representation includes business reorganizations, enforcement of creditor's rights, leading commercial and bankruptcy-related litigation, overseeing creditors' committees, directing workouts and closing bankruptcy acquisitions. www.forsheyprostok.com.
SOURCE Forshey Prostok LLP