Zachary S. McKay

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Zachary McKay joined Doré Law Group, P.C. in May 2013. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at a bankruptcy firm that specialized in representing Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy trustees. His primary area of practice is Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring, with a focus on representing oil and gas industry creditors. Zachary has represented both secured and unsecured oil and gas service company creditors of all sizes (including seven of the top twenty largest in the world) from start to finish in over 80 oil industry chapter 7, complex chapter 11, and chapter 15 insolvencies across ten states and three countries since joining the firm. Zachary has also counseled clients through countless creditor committees and preference exposure positions. When not working on bankruptcy matters, Zachary focuses on assisting clients with lien rights and other oil and gas related issues.

Zachary earned his B.B.A. in Management from Texas A&M University in 2009 and his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2012. While at South Texas, he was a member of several award winning moot court teams, and a Note and Comment Editor on the South Texas Law Review.

Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Preference Defense
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Lien Rights
  • Property and Real Estate
  • Distressed Assets
  • Energy, Power, and Natural Resources
  • Oil and Gas

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 2013
U.S. District & Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District & Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District & Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. District & Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas


J.D., South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 2012, Note and Comment Editor, South Texas Law Review

B.B.A., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2009

Published Works:

A Dramatic Misconception: Why The Trademark Licensee Must Be Granted The Power to Overcome The Trustee in Bankruptcy’s 11 U.S.C. § 365 Rejection; South Texas Law Review, Volume 54, No. 4, p. 747 (2013).

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Moller/Foltz American Inn of Court; Co Membership Chair 2014—17
Houston Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers; Social Chair 2015—17; Community Service Chair 2015—16
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Turnover Management Association
National Association of Credit Managers

Contact me today at: or
(281) 829-1555

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