Prior to joining Weil, Austin served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Kevin Gross (Ret.) of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Austin received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, during which he served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Marvin Isgur of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Austin received his LL.M. in Bankruptcy from St. John’s University School of Law.
Austin has been a member of teams representing various parties in a number of in-court restructurings and other matters, including:
- CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., one of the largest mall owners in the United States, in connection with its chapter 11 cases involving more than $4 billion in debt obligations.
- National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation, in connection with the Title III cases of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and certain of its instrumentalities.