Pat H. Autry


Pat Autry is a Member in the firm’s Litigation Group and principally represents secured lenders, significant general creditors, landlords, and trustees. He has participated in the restructuring and recovery of debt in a variety of industries, including leisure dining, farming and ranching, oil and gas, and real estate.


B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978
J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1981
Board Certified, Business Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1988


AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Thompson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers 2003-2022
Master, Larry E. Kelly Bankruptcy Inn of Court
Member, State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, Texas Board of Legal Specialization Bankruptcy Law Exam Commission
Best Lawyers, Bankruptcy Litigation (San Antonio)

Representative Matters

• Representation of landlords in reorganization cases of “big box” and specialty retailers.
• Defense and prosecution of preference and fraudulent transfer actions.
• Asset sales.
• Representation of bankruptcy trustees including defense of misfeasance claims, judicial and nonjudicial foreclosure, real estate, and personal property.
• Representation of financial institutions in insolvency matters.


Pat is married to Stephanie O’Rourke. Stephanie is an equity partner in the law firm of Cokinos Bosien & Young. Their son, Miles, graduated from Texas A&M University in May 2018.  When “off the clock” they enjoy gardening, boating on Lake LBJ, and fishing on the Gulf Coast.