Alex I. Poust
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Alex Poust joined the firm in 1992. He heads the firm's insolvency and restructuring group. Mr. Poust focuses his practice on general business and on creditors' and debtors' rights in bankruptcy.
Professional & Community Activities
Mr. Poust is a member of the Oregon and Washington State Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Debtor/Creditor Sections of both the Oregon and Washington State Bar Associations. Mr. Poust is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and a contributing editor to the American Bankruptcy Institute's "ABI Primer on Revised Article 9." He is also a member of the Turnaround Management Association.
Mr. Poust has been an instructor at NACM-Oregon on several topics, including fundamentals of contracts, Uniform Commercial Code, and agency law. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Oregon College of Art and Craft and is a volunteer at the East County Legal Clinic.
• In re Air Investor Resources - Represent commercial Landlord and Potential Section 363 Sale Purchaser in substantively consolidated Chapter 11 cases
• In re Columbia Aircraft Mfg. - Represent Government of Malaysia/Ministry of Finance (equity owner and lender)
• In re McGrath's Publick Fish House, Inc. - Represent secured creditor
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
United States District Court, District of Oregon
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
United States District Court, Western District of Washington
University of Oregon School of Law, Juris Doctor degree, Order of the Coif; Oregon Law Review (1992)
Pomona College, Bachelor of Arts degree (1985)
Working The Creditors to Escape Bane of Insolvency, February 16, 2009
Insolvency Law Reforms, June 1, 2005