Nicholas ZugaroSenior Counsel
Nicholas Zugaro brings to our firm an incredible sense of dedication, experience, and skill. He has represented clients in all aspects of Corporate Bankruptcy including debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, post-confirmation trustees, and secured creditors. A strongminded and determined lawyer, Mr. Zugaro stops at nothing to deliver his clients the result they deserve.
Prior to joining our trusted legal team, Mr. Zugaro worked as an associate at the Houston office of another Texas firm. His previous clients have included Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and individuals, and our legal team at Hicks Thomas LLP looks forward to working alongside such a prestigious and highly-esteemed attorney for years to come.
- J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 2009
- B.S., Texas A&M University, Economics
- Named to Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Stars™ List
- Named to Houston’s Top Lawyers of 2016
- State Bar of Texas
- Texas Eastern Bankruptcy/District Court
- Texas Western Bankruptcy/District Court
- Texas Northern Bankruptcy/District Court
- Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court
- Business litigation
- Commercial litigation
- Real estate litigation
Mr. Zugaro’s experience is wide-ranging, including his defense of a major offshore drilling company following the oil spill and explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, and has also defended parties involved in a collision and oil spill in Galveston Bay. He previously modified a Chapter 11 plan for a global consulting firm, and brought successful directors’ and officers’ liability claims against former directors. He also obtained a favorable settlement in the case of a federal housing authority in a complex bankruptcy proceeding, involving multi-billion dollar claims.