Robert R. Feuille
Attorney / Shareholder

Robert R. Feuille

Attorney / Shareholder

Contact Info

   915.546.8213
  915.546.8333
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Areas of Concentration

Litigation – Commercial

Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Appeals
Construction Law

Education

Texas Tech University
Juris Doctor

University of Colorado
Bachelor of Science

Admissions & Qualifications

State Bar of Texas

United States District Court
Western District of Texas
Northern District of Texas

United States Court of Appeals
Fifth Circuit

Languages

– English



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Mr. Feuille, a ScottHulse shareholder and member of the Firm for more than 20 years, is primarily involved in the Construction Law, Litigation, Creditors’ Rights, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice groups. He has successfully tried cases in federal court, bankruptcy court, and state court.

In the area of Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Mr. Feuille represents creditors, and occasionally debtors, in bankruptcy court litigation and disputes, including first-day orders, cash collateral orders, objections to plans of reorganization, objections to confirmation of plans, assumption or rejection of leases, relief from the automatic stay, objections to claims of exemption, Section 363 sales of assets and property, bankruptcy auctions, preference actions, fraudulent transfer actions, claims and claim objections, complaints for exception to discharge, complaints for denial or revocation of discharge, jurisdictional contests, abstention motions, removal actions, adversary proceedings, and bankruptcy appeals. He successfully represented creditors in one of the largest bankruptcy cases ever filed in New Mexico. He has represented clients in bankruptcy courts in Texas, New Mexico, Delaware, New York, California, Illinois, Virginia, and Tennessee. He also represents creditors, and occasionally debtors, in state court claims and litigation, including collection, receiverships, sequestration, garnishment, replevin, turnover, execution, foreclosure, eviction, contempt, and unfair debt collection practices.

As a leading El Paso construction attorney and a founding member of ScottHulse’s Construction Law practice group, Mr. Feuille represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, construction managers, architects, engineers, and sureties in a variety of contexts, both in and out of court, including litigation, arbitration, mediation, appeals, bid contests, lien disputes, claims, contract negotiations, and contract drafting.

As a member of the Firm’s Litigation practice group, he handles a variety of litigation, including construction litigation, bid contests, partnership disputes, shareholder litigation, real estate litigation, condemnation and land use litigation, boundary and easement disputes, property rights, property tax litigation, annexation contests and appeals, fraud, deceptive trade practices, fiduciary litigation, accounting malpractice, contract disputes, insurance litigation, will contests, and probate litigation.

Mr. Feuille has the highest Martindale-Hubbell peer rating of AV Preeminent. An AV Preeminent peer rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. He has authored and presented seminar papers on design professional liability, construction lien laws, representing contractors and subcontractors in bankruptcy court, and creditors’ rights.

After graduating from law school and before joining ScottHulse, Mr. Feuille served as briefing attorney to J. Curtiss Brown, Chief Justice of the 14th Court of Civil Appeals of Texas.

Mr. Feuille has represented a variety of individuals and organizations in pro bono litigation. He is a former director of the El Paso Bar Association; a former officer of the Border Bankruptcy Bar Association; a former director and president of the El Paso Chapter of the National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and of the Bridges School, an elementary school for learning disabled and ADHD students; a former member of the United Way Allocations Committee; a former director of the Rio Grande Christian Broadcasting Corporation; a former Elder of Jesus Chapel West; served twice on the Vestry of the Church of St. Clement, and currently serves as Chancellor of the Church of St. Clement.


Representative Matters
  • Original general counsel for the Lower Valley Water District, which was formed as a result of the efforts of former State Representative Nickolas Perez, and guided the District in obtaining funding for and conducting its first election in which the District obtained voter approval or this initial tax rate.
  • In a case of first impression in the Western District of Texas, successfully appealed an adverse decision of the bankruptcy court involving the continuation or termination of the automatic stay in multiple filing cases under the BAPCPA.
  • In a case of first impression in El Paso County, Texas, on behalf of a conservation organization, successfully appealed the valuation of commercially-zoned real estate purchased for over $1 million and voluntarily subjected to development restrictions, reducing the valuation from over $1 million to $200,000.
  • Successfully challenged the award of a public contract involving youth counseling services.
  • Successfully defended a public bid award involving a multi-million dollar development project against the contest of a disappointed bidder.
  • Acted as co-counsel with Richard Munzinger, also of ScottHulse, in representing the Church of St. Clement in negotiating an agreement with the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande for departure from the Diocese and from the Episcopal Church of the United States of America.
  • In case of first impression in New Mexico, successfully contested as illegal the annexation of extraterritorial residential neighborhoods by a municipality.
  • In a case of first impression in the Western District of Texas, successfully defended the lein interests of a creditor securing the debtor’s contractual real property repurchase obligations, arising from settlement of a pre-bankruptcy real estate dispute with the debtor, against the Chapter 7 Trustee’s attempt to avoid the creditor’s lien as preferential.
  • Successfully recovered for an unsecured creditor a disproportionate dividend of 10 times the dividend offered by the debtor-in-possession by contesting the fairness of Chapter 11 plan of reorganization promoted by the debtor-in-possession and all secured creditors.
  • Successfully represented an unsecured claim of over $1 million dollars for a surety in a construction contractor’s bankruptcy.
Presentations & Publications

2018, December 17. Speaker: Construction Contract Workshop, HalfMoon Education Inc., San Antonio, Texas.

2018, April 20. Speaker: Construction Contract Workshop, HalfMoon Education Inc., Radisson Hotel, El Paso, Texas.

2013, July 26. Speaker: Professionalism, El Paso, Texas.

2000. Speaker: Construction Law Seminar, El Paso, Texas.

Organizations
Past:

El Paso Chapter of the National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse (former Director), Director, President

Bridges School, Director, President

United Way Allocations Committee

Vestry of the Church of St. Clement

Jesus Chapel (Elder)

Director, Rio Grande Broadcasting Association

Director, El Paso Bar Association

Officer, Border Bankruptcy Bar Association

Present:

Chancellor, Church of St. Clement