Eric M. Van Horn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Dallas, TX

McCathern, PLLC
 | 3710 Rawlins Street, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-741-2662
Fax: 214-741-4717
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (50%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (40%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Bankruptcy can be an extremely complicated process. As an Partner with McCathern, PLLC, Eric M. Van Horn knows that people may have concerns about their financial futures. He represents debtors, as well as creditors, in Dallas and Houston, Texas, as well as those in Los Angeles, California, explaining the options and striving toward the best possible solution.

Mr. Van Horn has experience handling cases that involve every aspect of bankruptcy, such as restructuring, creditors' rights, refinancing, disputes and collections. He has advocated for parties on all sides of the issue, including lenders, bankruptcy trustees, investors and people who are bidding on assets through a Section 353 sale.

Regardless of whether he is discussing the benefits of a forbearance agreement with an individual or guiding a company through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, he takes the time to identify his client's goals. He then can construct a strategy that targets those priorities.

Through his involvement in the legal industry, Mr. Van Horn remains abreast of trends and case law. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas' Bankruptcy Law Section and the Dallas Bar Association. A published author, he also lectures about his practice area, and he developed and taught a law class at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. Mr. Van Horn is admitted to practice before the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, as well as before all state courts.

In 2005, Mr. Van Horn earned a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

Mr. Van Horn is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (50%): Bankruptcy Law, Credit Repair

Creditor Debtor Rights (40%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Credit Repair


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Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About Eric Van Horn

Admitted: 2005, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Editor for the Texas International Law Journal, The University of Texas School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas
  • Bankruptcy Law section of the State Bar of Texas, Vice President of Communications and Publications on the Council

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panelist, Oil and gas bankruptcy issues, and intellectual property in bankruptcy, American Bar Association
  • Moderater, Baker Botts LLP v. ASARCO LLC

Industry Groups

  • Dallas Bar Association (DBA)
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Office Location for Eric M. Van Horn

3710 Rawlins Street
Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219

Phone: 214-741-2662

Fax: 214-741-4717

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Last Updated: 1/18/2019

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