Brent J. Rodine

Brent J. Rodine

Education

Southern Methodist University (J.D. 2004, cum laude)

University of Oklahoma (B.A. 2001, cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Oklahoma, 2004

State Bar of Texas, 2005

Representative Experience

Represented the receiver for a portfolio of life settlement policies with a combined death benefit exceeding $236 million.

Represented the receiver for a portfolio of life settlement policies with a combined death benefit exceeding $56 million.

Represented the receiver in numerous lawsuits recovering more than $11 million from a multiple-tiered Ponzi scheme in Texas, California, and Oregon.

Appointed receiver by U.S. District court for debtors who owned and operated a medical service provider.

Represented investors who lost money in the Ponzi scheme operated through Stanford International Bank, Ltd. and successfully defended the receiver’s claims against them in the trial court and on appeal.

Has regularly represented a variety of plaintiffs and defendants in contract, commercial tort, and fiduciary duty litigation.

Awards & Honors

SuperLawyers: "Texas Rising Stars" (Texas Monthly magazine, 2012-2014)

Practice Description

Mr. Rodine has extensive experience representing receivers appointed to locate and recover assets in securities fraud cases brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In that capacity, he has helped manage and sell complex asset portfolios to distribute back to defrauded investors.

Mr. Rodine also works with the financial products litigation team in handling lawsuits that arise from residential and commercial loans.

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

    • Janvey v. Adams, 588 F.3d 831 (5th Cir. 2009). Protected defrauded investors against disgorgement claims filed by the receiver for Stanford International Bank, Ltd. and defended that ruling on appeal.
    • Quilling v. Schonsky, 247 F. App’x 583 (5th Cir. 2007). Successfully defended appeal of the trial court’s finding that the investment was a Ponzi scheme under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.
    • Quilling v. Stark, 2007 WL 415351 (N.D. Tex. Feb. 7, 2007). Recovered assets transferred into the equity of a homestead to avoid collection.
    • Quilling v. Humphries, 2006 WL 2934276 (N.D. Tex. Oct. 13, 2006). Secured a $9 million judgment against attorney accused of advising and facilitating a Ponzi scheme.