Tristan E. Manthey

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Tristan Manthey is a Member of Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Manthey, 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, oil and gas companies, gaming companies, medical facilities, public television broadcast companies, real estate ventures, hotels, casinos, quick service fast food franchisees, retailers and environmental and/or mass tort issues.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Author of Recent Developments for the bankruptcy section in the Louisiana Bar Journal
  • Speaker on Presenting Evidence in Bankruptcy Court: Tips & Best Practices
  • Speaker on Landlord – Tenant Law in Louisiana
  • Speaker on Recent Developments Under the Almost New Bankruptcy Law: A View from the Bench and the Bar
  • Speaker on Bankruptcy after the 3 Disasters – Katrina, Rita and the Bankruptcy Reform Act
  • Speaker on Bankruptcy Law and Practice in Louisiana


  • Cum Laude Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 1996

Professional Honors and Activities

  • 2018 City Business Leader in Law
  • Chambers USA
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers (2010 – present)
  • Super Lawyers – one of the 50 Best Lawyers in Louisiana (2019)
  • Super Lawyers – one of the 50 Best Lawyers in New Orleans (2019)
  • Top Attorneys in Louisiana (Louisiana Life Magazine)
  • Recognized as a “Top Lawyer” Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization by New Orleans Magazine
  • Certified Business Bankruptcy Specialist by American Board of Certification
  • Chairman of the Bankruptcy Section for the Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Former Board of Director – Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Section
  • Board of Director – Fore Kids Foundation
  • Board of Director – Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
  • Member of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation
  • Member of the Christian Brothers Foundation
  • 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 – Louisiana
  • 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

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