James M. H. Feuille
Associate Attorney

James M. H. Feuille

Associate Attorney

Contact Info

   915.546.8223
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Areas of Concentration

Litigation – Commercial
Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy & Restructuring
Appeals
Construction Law
Education
Labor & Employment
Employment Practices Liability

Education

University of Texas at Austin
Juris Doctor

University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts – History

Admissions & Qualifications

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of New Mexico

United States District Court
Western District of Texas
Southern District of Texas
District of New Mexico

United States Court of Appeals
Fifth Circuit
Tenth Circuit

United States Bankruptcy Court
Western District of Texas
Southern District of Texas
District of New Mexico




James “Jimmy” Feuille practices in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, and labor and employment law.

His practice also includes bankruptcy, appeals, construction law, and education law. He is licensed to practice law in both Texas and New Mexico.

As a member of ScottHulse’s Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group, Jimmy has advised and represented creditors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings in Texas and New Mexico. He has also assisted in the defense of preference, fraudulent transfer, and automatic stay violation claims, and the prosecution of complaints for exception to discharge, motions for relief from stay, motions for adequate protection, and plan objections.

As a commercial litigator, Jimmy has successfully first-chaired two jury trials and one bench-trial. In addition, Jimmy has obtained numerous summary judgement victories on behalf of one of his more active collections clients.

As a member of ScottHulse’s Labor and Employment practice group, Jimmy has advised employers regarding employment policies and handbooks, non-compete agreements, and avoiding potential employment discrimination claims. Jimmy has litigated workers’ compensation disputes, unemployment wage disputes, and discrimination claims in state court and arbitration. Jimmy has also participated in I-9 and FLSA audits by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Born and raised in El Paso, Jimmy Feuille earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Business Administration at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Review of Law and Politics, as well as an Articles and Notes Editor for the Texas International Law Journal. While in law school, Jimmy was awarded the Dean’s Achievement Award for Mass Media Law. He also interned with Judge Charles Holcomb of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and clerked for the Office of the Solicitor General of Texas.

Jimmy is a graduate of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership El Paso Class XXXVII. He serves on the board of directors for Junior Leadership El Paso and on the Curriculum Committee for Leadership El Paso Class XXXVIII. Additionally, Jimmy is a graduate of the 2016 Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC) Trial Academy.

Jimmy is a member of the El Paso Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the El Paso Young Lawyers Association.


Representative Matters
  • Advised creditors in various aspects of Chapter 7, 11, and 13  bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Successfully defended client against preference, fraudulent transfer, and automatic stay violation claims.
  • Successfully prosecuted complaints for exception to discharge, motions for relief from stay, and motions for adequate protection.
  • As second-chair, successfully represented a client objecting to Chapter 11 Plan resulting in a favorable settlement.  Under the original Chapter 11 Plan, the client was scheduled to receive a payment of less than $5,000. Due to the firm’s representation, the client received a settlement of $500,000.
  • As second-chair, successfully obtained full-pay settlement, in excess of $1,000,000.00 for a client surety company seeking indemnity from a construction entity that was forced to file for bankruptcy.
Litigation

Terrazas Enterprises, LLC d/b/a A-1 Welding v. Southwest GCEP, Inc., Case No. 2012-DCV-04633, in the County Court at Law Number Six, El Paso County, Texas. First-Chair jury trial victory for subcontractor against a general contractor due to general contractor’s refusal to pay amounts owed.

Protev International, Inc. v. Zanini Industries USA, LLC, et. al., Case No. C-8174-14-G, in the 370th Judicial District Court, Hidalgo County, Texas. Obtained temporary injunction prohibiting the sale of Zanini Industries to a third-party until Protev received full amounts owed by Zanini Industries.

Oroomiya Enterprises v. An and Sons Truck Service and Alvaro Rodriguez. First-chair jury trial victory against a mechanic for breach of contract, fraud, and violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Appellate

Dalmex, Ltd. v. Apparel Enters., 455 S.W.3d 241 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2015, no pet.). Drafted brief and won appeal by submission at the Texas Eighth Court of Appeals, successfully obtaining reinstatement of case.

Presentations

2015, March 4. Making Cuts from the Team: Knowing How to Make Roster Changes without Hurting the Team. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2014, April 4. SNL’s Weekend “Case Law” Update. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

2013, April 2. Union Issues for Non-Unionized Employers. Lecture presented at the ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

Publications

(2011). Reforming Egypt’s Constitution: Hope for Egyptian Democracy? Tex. Intl. L. J., 47(1), 237.

Organizations

2016 Texas Association of Defense Counsel’s Trial-Academy (Graduate)

Junior Leadership El Paso (Board Member)

Leadership El Paso Class XXXVII (Graduate)

Leadership El Paso Class XXXVIII (Curriculum Committee Member)

Ciudad Nueva Community Outreach (Board Member, Vice-Chair)

El Paso Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

El Paso Young Lawyers Association

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

State Bar of Texas