Business clients who want a lawyer that can speak their language turn to Rick Shelby. With a background that includes 15 years as an engineer, technical sales representative and marketer, Rick has the corporate experience to tackle the concerns businesses face, be it financial distress, litigation or bankruptcy.
Rick is a lawyer who knows the ins and outs of business and for over 10 years, he has used this knowledge to counsel corporate clients in all aspects of restructuring and bankruptcy. When he meets with clients, he can visualize the business’s day-to-day operations and ask the questions that others may not know to ask. That insight helps Rick understand the business, formulate practical legal solutions and get clients back to their business.
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He represents secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, committees and debtors. He has handled virtually all aspects of bankruptcy work from complex chapter 11 cases representing debtors, creditors’ committees and secured creditors to consumer bankruptcy cases in chapter 7 and 13.
Rick actively volunteers with the New Orleans Pro Bono Project and is a frequent speaker on topics related to bankruptcy and oil and gas.