PETER C. RUGGERO
Board Certified – Business Bankruptcy Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Mr. Ruggero is a skilled trial lawyer with experience in business law. Prior to owning his own law practice, he practiced law with the Texas Attorney General’s Office and the AmLaw 100 firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP. Mr. Ruggero has regularly appeared in court in disputed matters ranging from tax and contractual disputes to oil and gas cases.
Mr. Ruggero's primary practice focuses on creditors' rights. He is regularly appointed by courts as a post-judgment turnover Receiver.
Mr. Ruggero holds a Master of Laws in bankruptcy from the only program in the nation offering such degree - St. John’s University in New York City. Mr. Ruggero’s bankruptcy experience includes representing both creditors and debtors, including litigating preference and fraudulent transfers, lift stay matters, and assumption or rejection of executory contracts and unexpired leases.
Mr. Ruggero was selected as a Texas Rising Star from 2012 through 2019 by the Texas edition of Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor reserved to no more than 2.5% of Texas lawyers, and as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2020 and 2021, an honor reserved to no more than 5% of Texas lawyers.