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Charles A. Beckham, Jr.


Current Position

Haynes and Boone, LLP
1221 McKinney
Suite 2100
Houston, TX 77010

Tel: 713-547-2243
Fax: 713-547-2600

Class: XI (2000)Circuit: Fifth


University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. (1976)
St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D. (1979)

Professional Career

Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP (1999-)
Shareholder, Kemp, Smith, Duncan & Hammond, P.C. (1980-99)
Law Clerk, Hon. Halbert O. Woodward, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas (1979-80)


State Bar of Texas, Board of Directors (1990-93); Chair, Bankruptcy Law Section (2004-06)
Texas Young Lawyers Association, President (1991-92)
Border Bankruptcy Bar Association, President (1990-91)
Board of Directors, World Trade Center, El Paso/Juarez, Chair (1997-98)
Moller/Foltz American Inn of Court, President (2006-07)
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Houston Bar Foundation, Fellow
American Bankruptcy Institute
Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1988)


"A Practical Guide to Restructuring and Bankruptcy Issues in the Energy Sector: What's Old is New," The 28th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX Nov 9, 2009
"Derivative Exposure and Counterparty Insolvency: Lessons Learned in the Current Market," The 8th Annual University of Texas Gas and Power Institute, Houston, TX Sep 2009
"Bankruptcy in the Oil Patch," University of Houston Law Foundation, Advanced Oil & Gas Short Course, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX Feb 2009
"Cross-Border Insolvency with Mexico," San Antonio Bar Association, International Law Section, San Antonio, TX Feb 9, 2007
"It Is What It Is: The Expansion of Financial Market Protections Under the 2005 United States Bankruptcy Code Amendments," The Canadian Institute's 3rd Annual Advanced Forum on Derivatives 2006 Author/speaker
"Going South," 1999 Author/speaker 1999 University of Texas Advanced International Law Institute
"Cross Border Insolvency: The Bridge You Never Want to Cross," 4 NAFTA: Law and Business Review of the Americas 39 1998 Author
"State Court Receiverships, Turnover and Other Non-Bankruptcy Remedies," 1997 Author/speaker 1997 State Bar of Texas Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course
"Mexico: Nuts and Bolts of Cross Border Insolvency," 1997 Author/speaker 1997 University of Texas Bankruptcy Conference
"When Worlds Collide: The Increasing Friction between Bankruptcy, Torts and Insurance," 1996 Author/speaker 1996 State Bar of Texas Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course