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Representing Business Clients for 30 Years


Excellence In Business and Insolvency Law

The attorneys at Jordan & Ortiz, P.C., focus their practice on representing businesses of all sizes, from business borrowers, oil and gas producers, distributors, exploration, development and transportation, litigation against governmental agencies, complex Chapter 11 and bankruptcy litigation, complex business litigation, and litigation representing borrowers in Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) loans. We’ve built strong relationships with our clients because we understand their needs and goals, and as their representatives we are driven to provide creative solutions to their legal problems and advance their business goals. Our attorneys are well-known for their experience and extraordinary outcomes obtained for its clients in complex business litigation matters, including disputes involving business torts, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty matters.  We are also well-known for representation of small, midsized and large clients in reorganization of businesses in bankruptcy proceedings, as well as representations of trusts and post-bankruptcy plan enforcement.  We also have extensive experience arising from representation regarding commercial and business litigation, and from various commercial real estate, development and construction litigation. Our firm has represented significant licensees and licensors in intellectual property disputes in and out of bankruptcy, as well as landlord-tenant and franchisee-franchisor disputes also in and out of bankruptcy.

Because of the specialized and focused nature of our practice, our firm receives most of its clients through referrals from other attorneys, CPAs and professionals including investors, developers, bankers, investment bankers, and appraisers. We are here to help your business survive and even thrive during the most difficult business climates.

The firm has been named one of the top transactional firms in the state of Texas by U.S. News & World Report and received a number of other honors recognizing our legal work.

Our firm represents not only debtors in business and bankruptcy cases, but creditors, creditors' committees, secured creditors, royalty owners, working interest owners, and vendors including vendors with mineral liens, and mechanic's and materialmen's liens.


Accomplished Attorneys


Shelby A. Jordan


Antonio Ortiz

Courtroom Chairs

Nearly A Century Of Legal And Litigation Experience

The accomplished attorneys in our firm have nearly a century of legal and litigation experience. Their credentials are also impressive. For example:

  • Shelby A. Jordan has been listed in the Texas Monthly Annual Super Lawyers every year since its original publication (2003 through 2020). Best Lawyers in America has also listed him in its publication for almost 30 years (1992 through 2020), and he has held an AV Rating (highest available peer rating) each year since 1978.  He is board-certified in business bankruptcy by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and also board certified in business bankruptcy by the American Bankruptcy Institute.  Mr. Jordan has represented Debtors in major Chapter 11 cases involving than $12 billion in claims from bankruptcy court to arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Jordan has litigated more than 225 cases in federal and state courts where he often served as lead counsel in a wide variety of business disputes, and financial, bankruptcy, business and commercial litigation matters. He has handled more than 50 appeals in the State of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals with numerous opinions of first impression in Texas and the Fifth Circuit, and was affirmed by opinion (sitting in designation) by Justice Sandra Day O’Conner. He has published and/or has spoken at well over 75 legal articles and seminars involving current issues in commercial bankruptcies, workouts and business litigation, fiduciary litigation, defense of borrower and guaranty claims.

  • Antonio Ortiz is an experienced attorney capable of advising companies and individuals on a wide range of legal and business issues. He focuses his practice on commercial construction litigation, including disputes involving bankruptcy issues and litigation, business torts, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. In addition, Mr. Ortiz has been involved in numerous loan workouts and has broad experience representing borrowers and guarantors in litigation. Additionally, Mr. Ortiz dedicates a significant part of his practice to the resolution of construction disputes of commercial building and development projects, including dealing with bonding, insurance, and related issues.

Our mission is to provide every client with excellence in every business law setting. We will work together as a team to resolve your business problems, and in fact our firm frequently serves as co-counsel along with other law firms in representation of large and significant reorganizations, litigation and ADR disputes, or coordinates with other lawyers and professionals with specialized expertise to fill all gaps of any complex business matter.

Jordan & Ortiz, P.C., has offices in Corpus Christi and Austin Texas. Contact our law firm for a consultation with one of our attorneys by calling 361-884-5678.

With offices located in Corpus Christi and Austin, we also provide legal representation to individuals and businesses throughout Texas, including Laredo, Victoria, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas.

Corpus Christi Office:

500 N. Shoreline Blvd. Suite 804

Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Phone: 361-884-5678

Fax: 361-888-5555

Austin Office:

248 Addie Roy Rd., Suite B-301

Austin, TX 78746

Phone: 361-884-5678

Fax: 361-888-5555

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