The bankruptcy attorneys at Luttrell | Zucker Law Group routinely provide clients with comprehensive representation in liquidations, reorganizations and work-outs. The firm’s bankruptcy practice focuses on creditors’ rights, both secured and unsecured. We represent an array of institutional lenders, lessors, creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees and examiners in proceedings under Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code in Bankruptcy courts throughout Texas and the United States.

Commercial Litigation
Luttrell | Zucker Law Group represents both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation of diverse commercial disputes in areas such as intellectual property, securities, insurance, corporate opportunity, oil and gas, construction, real property and contracts. The firm is particularly sensitive to client needs and expectations for timely and cost effective resolution of disputes. The firm’s commercial litigators have broad experience in negotiating and compromising disputes both pre and post litigation. When the case arises our attorneys often represent commercial clients in formal alternative dispute resolution procedures such as non-binding mediation and binding arbitration. The firm’s litigation practice consists of a diverse client base including publicly and privately held businesses, governmental entities, leading financial institutions and individuals.

Corporate and Transactional Law
Luttrell | Zucker Law Group partners have extensive expertise representing individuals, firms and organizations in all aspects of business law and commercial matters. We provide our clients with representation on a host of corporate and transactional matters, from transacting complex corporate acquisitions to providing general business advice for clients starting a new business venture. We are particularly skilled in developing the right corporate structure to fulfill the long term needs of a dynamic and varied corporate business client base. We routinely provide our corporate and transactional clients with services such as general business counseling, advice on entity formation, structure and tax treatment, assistance with entity governance and records, and preparation of franchise, partnership and shareholders agreements. In addition to entity formation and governance, we also assist clients with virtually all aspects of business transactions including service contracts, supply or output contracts, and secured and unsecured financing.

Creditors’ Rights
Luttrell | Zucker Law Group’s extensive experience in the area of creditors’ rights has earned the firm’s attorneys a national reputation for zealous representation of its numerous creditor clients. The firm represents national, regional and local financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, and equipment lessors in all aspects of collection, lien enforcement and perfection, debt restructuring, liquidation, workout, bankruptcy planning, negotiation, and litigation. The firm takes pride in its ability to expertly guide any client through the collection process in both state and federal courts, bankruptcy court or in arbitration.

Employment Law
Luttrell | Zucker Law Group is dedicated to insuring that the legal rights of employees are respected and the legal duties of employers are fulfilled regardless of the size or number of employees. Our employment lawyers have extensive experience representing employers in disputes arising in the workplace. The firm provides employers with legal representation in claims and litigation and works with well known HR consultants to provide its employer clients with general and needs based HR counseling, employee policy analysis and drafting, manager and employee EEO training. The firm represents employers in the following general areas of legal concern:
•Americans with Disabilities Act
•EEOC compliance, charge response and mediation
•Fair Labor Standards Act
•Family and Medical Leave Act
•Sexual Harassment policies, training and disputes
•Title VII issues
•State whistleblower claims
•Workers’ Compensation and general workplace discrimination
•Wrongful termination
•Investigation of employee claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation

Our lawyers also assist clients in generating employment contracts, severance packages, non-compete agreements, contractor agreements, and non-solicitation agreements.

Estate Planning/Wills and Trusts
The attorneys at Luttrell | Zucker Law Group have been providing creative estate planning services including preparation of wills, domestic and foreign trusts, durable powers of attorney, advance health care directives, asset preservation plans and domestic partnerships for clients for more than 35 years. Our goal is to provide practical, cost-effective and comprehensive estate planning so that clients may protect loved ones and leave a legacy. We believe that proper estate planning is not just for the wealthy and understand that protecting assets and ensuring that property is distributed according to a client’s wishes is paramount regardless of the size of the individual estate. We work with our clients to protects assets, limit exposure to estate taxes, and to assist beneficiaries by minimizing probate issues.

Personal Injury
Luttrell | Zucker Law Group is committed to honesty and integrity in the personal injury claim process. It is our goal to provide our personal injury clients with peace of mind in knowing that their claim will be expertly handled and promptly resolved. Our personal injury attorneys have effectively defended and negotiated numerous pre and post litigation personal injury settlements working for both plaintiffs and defendants. When a case does go to trial we will work diligently and effectively to maintain our reputation as winning trial lawyers. At Luttrell | Zucker we have a keen understanding of the issues involved in personal injury litigation and are uniquely suited to provide the legal representation that each client requires.

Probate Litigation
Luttrell | Zucker Law Group has extensive experience in the representation of clients involved in litigation arising out of the probate and administration processes. Our lawyers can expertly navigate the issues presented in will and trust contests, disputes concerning the administration of trusts, breach of fiduciary duties by executors and trustees, disputes over inheritance, and applications for guardianship. Our lawyers understand the significant emotional and financial issues present in probate land trust litigation since the disputes in such cases are between members of the same family. We frequently serve as local counsel for individuals residing outside of Central Texas who require representation in Texas probate courts. In providing the highest quality counsel for parties to probate litigation, we rely on thorough research, precision in communication, and a clear understanding of the subtleties of probate law.

Real Estate Law
The lawyers at Luttrell | Zucker provide practical and knowledgeable legal counsel on real estate transactions, land use, commercial real estate development, commercial leases and commercial real estate financing. Our lawyers have the experience and knowledge to represent clients in selling, purchasing, financing and managing both residential and commercial properties. The firm strives to assist clients in identifying and resolving “red flags” before they arise so that even complex deals close on time without additional delay or expense to our clients. The firms lawyers can assist clients in all aspects of commercial property real state transactions as well as routine general real estate matters arising from private sale or purchase or transfers incident to probate or divorce. We also represent both landlords and tenants in disputes involving commercial leases.

Tax Law
At Luttrell | Zucker, our experienced tax lawyers understand taxation, state and federal tax laws and regulations. We keep current on the latest revisions to the tax codes, tax law changes, and court decisions regarding taxation. For our clients, this experience and knowledge means our tax lawyers can provide you with accurate, effective legal advice that will help you and your business save money and avoid problems with sound legal advice about your tax obligations. Our tax lawyers advise clients on the entire range of local, state, and federal taxes including the following: Corporate tax; payroll tax; Income tax; self-employment tax; gift tax; estate tax; capital gains tax; and Texas tax law. Failure to pay required taxes can carry severe penalties ranging from civil to criminal actions. The firm provides legal representation and defense in all aspects of federal, state and local tax litigation, hearings and proceedings.

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