Phil Snow

Phil Snow has over 35 years of experience in commercial transactions, bankruptcy/debt restructuring, and business litigation spanning a variety of industries including oil and gas, real estate, and retail.

Part of his commercial transaction practice has included the drafting of commercial documents for oilfield service companies, drilling contractors, and exploration and production companies. He has negotiated and drafted purchase sale agreements, joint operating agreements, farmout agreements, exploration agreements, vendor financing agreements, production payment assignments, master service agreements, drilling contracts, and service agreements.

In his debt restructuring and bankruptcy practice, Phil regularly represents unsecured creditors' committees, trustees, debtors, and senior and subordinated debt holders. He has negotiated and drafted debt restructuring agreements and has successfully brought suit to enforce them in court. His extensive experience allows him to understand complex business issues and identify potential problems to help him draft documents to eliminate risks to his clients.

Professional Affiliations

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association


  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit


  • University of Texas (J.D., 1979)
  • University of Kansas (B.A., 1976)
phil snow
Phone: 713-335-4802
Fax: 713-335-4848