Russell A. Devenport

Russell Devenport's practice involves litigation related to banking, business and bankruptcy matters. Russell represents individuals, businesses and financial institutions in a wide variety of litigation matters, but also negotiates and documents business transactions such as commercial loans and contracts.

Before joining McDonald Sanders, Russell served as a briefing attorney for the Hon. Mary Lou Robinson of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas.

Representative Experience

  • Defended lawsuits involving business partners for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Prosecuted non-dischargeability and fraud determinations on behalf of creditors in multiple bankruptcy courts against debtors.
  • Loan collections for national lender and commercial collections and foreclosures for a variety of financial institutions and businesses.
  • Represented secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented clients in arbitration proceedings involving commercial disputes.

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Business Law Section
    • Litigation Law Section
  • Federal Bar Association
    • Member, Officer of the Fort Worth Chapter
  • American Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas, 1998
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Western District of Texas

Community & Business Activities

  • Rotary Club of Western Fort Worth, Member
  • Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Member
  • Ridglea County Club, Member

Professional Recognition

  • Top Attorneys, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2007, 2009 - 2014
  • Texas Rising Stars, Texas Monthly, 2009-2010