Tristan E. Manthey

Tristan E Manthey

Tristan Manthey is a Member of Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Dabney, L.L.C.  His concentration is in Chapter 11 reorganizations, business work-outs, debt structure negotiations, insolvency litigation, corporate bankruptcy and creditor’s rights since 1998. He is experienced in complex financial and legal matters involving private equity and hedge funds, utilities and rate disputes, gaming companies, public television broadcast companies, real estate ventures, hotels, casinos, quick service fast food franchisees, retailers and environmental and/or mass tort issues.


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Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Recent Developments for the bankruptcy section in the Louisiana Bar Journal
  • Speaker on Bankruptcy Law and Practice in Louisiana (2001)
  • Speaker on Bankruptcy after the 3 Disasters – Katrina, Rita and the Bankruptcy Reform Act (2006)
  • Speaker on Recent Developments Under the Almost New Bankruptcy Law: A View From the Bench and the Bar (2007)
  • Speaker on Landlord – Tenant Law in Louisiana (2009)

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Chambers USA
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • Top Attorneys in Louisiana (Louisiana Life and New Orleans Magazines)
  • Certified Business Bankruptcy Specialist by American Board of Certification
  • Chairman of the Bankruptcy Section for the Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Board Member for the Bankruptcy Section for of the Federal Bar Association
  • Member of the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates
  • State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association


  • Louisiana, 1996
  • Texas, 2003
  • Louisiana State and Federal Courts
  • U.S. District for the Southern District of Texas
  • U. S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U. S. Tax Court
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Colorado, 2016
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015
  • U.S. District for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District for the Northern District of Texas


  • Cum Laude Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • University of New Orleans, B.A. Accounting and Science, 1992