Charles M. Rubio

Charles Rubio is based in Parkins Lee & Rubio LLP’s New York office. He is an experienced business attorney who represents debtors, creditors and other parties in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings.   Charles also represents clients as outside general counsel and advises clients in a broad range of corporate, financial and real estate transactions as well as commercial disputes.  Charles advises clients desiring to enter sophisticated business arrangements and draws on his business and finance background to implement elegant legal solutions to complex problems.

Charles advises clients in all stages of a business life-cycle. He counsels clients on business formation issues and has worked with entrepreneurs focused on start-up companies.  Charles advises growth-stage businesses in connection with negotiating and implementing financing arrangements and other capital raises.

 

Charles M. Rubio
Founding Partner
Direct: (212) 763-3331
Email: crubio@parkinslee.com
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Education

NYU Law School, J.D. (2007)
University of Texas at Austin, B.S., summa cum laude (2003)
University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., magna cum laude (2003)

Admissions

New York (2008)
Texas (2012)
U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts:
Southern District of New York
Southern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Eastern District of Texas
Western District of Texas

 

Charles also handles a wide-range of commercial disputes including litigation involving contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duties, preference actions and fraudulent transfer claims. Charles also advises clients during the wind-down phase of a business. These representations include counseling businesses and management on their rights and responsibilities during insolvency situations and representing clients in connection with distressed asset sales and restructurings.

Mr. Rubio was selected as a "Rising Star" in 2016 - 2020 and as a "Super Lawyer" in 2021 by New York Super Lawyers in Bankruptcy Law.

Experience

Debtor Representations

Ponderosa-State Energy, LLC, Case No. 19-13011-jlg (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represent debtor oil and gas production company in chapter 11 case.

HouTex Builders, LLC, Case No. 18-34658 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). Represent jointly administered speculative home investment companies in chapter 11 case.

Ponderosa Energy LLC and GS Energy LLC, Case No 17-13484-shl (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).   Represented jointly administered oil and gas production companies through confirmation of a chapter 11 plan.

The Engy Group, LLC, Case No. 17-34848 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented debtor energy investment holding company through confirmation of a chapter 11 plan.

Northstar Offshore Group, LLC, Case No. 16-34028 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). Represented offshore oil and gas production company through sale of substantially all its assets.

Haverhill Chemicals LLC, Case No. 15-34918 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).     Represented debtor chemical company through confirmation of chapter 11 plan.

Trustee Representations

Dreier LLP, Case No. 08-15051-smb (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represented chapter 11 trustee.

Ventech Engineers L.P., Case. No. 17-33203 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent chapter 7 trustee of jointly administered debtors.

Offshore Specialty Fabricators, LLC, Case. No. 17-35623 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent post-confirmation trustee.

BPZ Resources, Inc., Case. No. 15-60016 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented post-confirmation trustee.

ATP Oil & Gas Corporation, 12-36187 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent chapter 7 trustee.

Garrison Municipal Partners, LP, Case No. 14-32867 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). Represent chapter 7 trustee.

Creditor Representations

Sheridan Holding Company I, LLC, 20-31884 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent class of royalty owners in chapter 11 case.

Strategic Funding Source, Inc. v. Sterling et al., Case No. 19-01111-scc (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represent plaintiff financing company in adversary proceeding.

Southern Foods Group, LLC, Case No 19-36313 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent utility in chapter 11 case.

Sears Holdings Corporation, Case No 18-23538-rdd (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represented holder of patent infringement claims in chapter 11 case.

Garden Oaks Maintenance Organization, Inc., 18-60018 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented official committee of unsecured creditors.

GenOn Energy, Inc., Case No. 17-33695 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented class of anti-trust claim holders in chapter 11 case.

Montco Offshore, Inc. and Montco Oilfield Contractors, LLC, Case No. 17-31646 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented holder of oil and gas lien in chapter 11 case.

SandRidge Energy, Inc., Case No. 16-32488 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented class of royalty owners in chapter 11 case.

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Charles M. Rubio
Founding Partner
Direct Dial: (212) 763-3331
Email: crubio@parkinslee.com
Download vCard

Charles Rubio is based in Parkins Lee & Rubio’s New York office. He is an experienced business attorney who represents debtors, creditors and other parties in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings.   Charles also represents clients as outside general counsel and advises clients in a broad range of corporate, financial and real estate transactions as well as commercial disputes.  Charles advises clients desiring to enter sophisticated business arrangements and draws on his business and finance background to implement elegant legal solutions to complex problems.

Charles advises clients in all stages of a business life-cycle. He counsels clients on business formation issues and has worked with entrepreneurs focused on start-up companies.  Charles advises growth-stage businesses in connection with negotiating and implementing financing arrangements and other capital raises.

Charles also handles a wide-range of commercial disputes including litigation involving contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duties, preference actions and fraudulent transfer claims. Charles also advises clients during the wind-down phase of a business. These representations include counseling businesses and management on their rights and responsibilities during insolvency situations and representing clients in connection with distressed asset sales and restructurings.

Education

NYU Law School, J.D. (2007)
University of Texas at Austin, B.S., summa cum laude (2003)
University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., magna cum laude (2003)

Admissions

New York (2008)
Texas (2012)
U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts:
Southern District of New York
Southern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Eastern District of Texas
Western District of Texas

 

Experience

Debtor Representations

Ponderosa-State Energy, LLC, Case No. 19-13011-jlg (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represent debtor oil and gas production company in chapter 11 case.

HouTex Builders, LLC, Case No. 18-34658 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). Represent jointly administered speculative home investment companies in chapter 11 case.

Ponderosa Energy LLC and GS Energy LLC, Case No 17-13484-shl (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).   Represented jointly administered oil and gas production companies through confirmation of a chapter 11 plan.

The Engy Group, LLC, Case No. 17-34848 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented debtor energy investment holding company through confirmation of a chapter 11 plan.

Northstar Offshore Group, LLC, Case No. 16-34028 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). Represented offshore oil and gas production company through sale of substantially all its assets.

Haverhill Chemicals LLC, Case No. 15-34918 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).     Represented debtor chemical company through confirmation of chapter 11 plan.

Trustee Representations

Dreier LLP, Case No. 08-15051-smb (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represented chapter 11 trustee.

Ventech Engineers L.P., Case. No. 17-33203 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent chapter 7 trustee of jointly administered debtors.

Offshore Specialty Fabricators, LLC, Case. No. 17-35623 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent post-confirmation trustee.

BPZ Resources, Inc., Case. No. 15-60016 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented post-confirmation trustee.

ATP Oil & Gas Corporation, 12-36187 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent chapter 7 trustee.

Garrison Municipal Partners, LP, Case No. 14-32867 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). Represent chapter 7 trustee.

Creditor Representations

Sheridan Holding Company I, LLC, 20-31884 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent class of royalty owners in chapter 11 case.

Strategic Funding Source, Inc. v. Sterling et al., Case No. 19-01111-scc (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represent plaintiff financing company in adversary proceeding.

Southern Foods Group, LLC, Case No 19-36313 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represent utility in chapter 11 case.

Sears Holdings Corporation, Case No 18-23538-rdd (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).  Represented holder of patent infringement claims in chapter 11 case.

Garden Oaks Maintenance Organization, Inc., 18-60018 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented official committee of unsecured creditors.

GenOn Energy, Inc., Case No. 17-33695 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented class of anti-trust claim holders in chapter 11 case.

Montco Offshore, Inc. and Montco Oilfield Contractors, LLC, Case No. 17-31646 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented holder of oil and gas lien in chapter 11 case.

SandRidge Energy, Inc., Case No. 16-32488 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).  Represented class of royalty owners in chapter 11 case.