Brendon Singh, a founding partner of Tran Singh LLP, enjoys a successful practice with a focus in consumer and corporate restructuring and litigation. Brendon’s experience includes representation of debtors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, and out of court workouts. Brendon is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Brendon has been recognized by Texas Monthly as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2022 in the category of Consumer Bankruptcy, a Texas Rising Star for the period 2018–2022 in the category of Consumer Bankruptcy. Brendon has also been recognized by Houstonia Magazine as a Houston Top Lawyer for the period 2018–2021 in the category of Bankruptcy in addition to recognition as Best Lawyers in the category of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law from 2021–2022.
In 2020, Brendon was appointed by the United States Trustee to serve as a Subchapter V Trustee in accordance with the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019. Brendon serves as a Subchapter V Trustee and is appointed to small business cases filed in the Southern District of Texas. Recently, he was appointed to serve on the Small Business & Subchapter V Rules Committee.
Prior to his partnership at Tran Singh LLP, he interned for the Honorable Judge Vanessa Gilmore in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas-Houston Division and was a summer associate at Liskow Lewis, LLP in Houston, Texas. During law school he participated in the annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition during 2009–2011 and since 2013 he has continued his involvement with the competition as a coach for his alma mater.
Brendon emigrated from Tobago with his family and is actively involved in the Houston community and takes pride in giving back in ways that create a meaningful impact, both to his clients and the community. Outside of his work, he is an automobile enthusiast and enjoys rebuilding and customizing vehicles.
J.D., 2011, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, summa cum laude
B.S., 2007, University of Houston, cum laude
United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
Board Certified, Consumer Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
American Inns of Court, Member
Asian American Bar Association, Member
Bankruptcy Law Section, Texas State Bar, Member
Houston Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers, Treasurer
Southern District of Texas, Small Business & Subchapter V Rules Committee, Member
State Bar of Texas, Member
State Bar of Texas, Advertising Committee, Member
State Bar of Texas, LeadershipSBOT, Class of 2020-2021
Texas Bar College, Member
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
Honors & Recognitions
Texas Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2022-2023
Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2018-2022
Houston Top Lawyer, Houstonia Magazine, 2018-2023
40 Under 40, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2022
"A Deep Dive into Subchapter V," Southern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, April 20, 2022
"Defending Pre-Bankruptcy Contract Payments," Texas State Bar CLE Program, April 8, 2022
"Chapter 7 Attorney's Fees," 2020 Special Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy, October 19, 2020
"Evictions and Legal Rights in the Time of COVID-19," National Hispanic Professional Organization, May 21, 2020
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, February 7, 2020
“Recent Developments II,” 38th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, November 15, 2019
“Returning Repossessed Property and Retaining Creditor Abandoned Property,” 15th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Conference, July 25, 2019
“Case Law Update,” 14th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Conference, July 26, 2018
“Tips for Answering Questions on Consumer Bankruptcy,” 2017 Cocktail Party Law: Answering Questions in Social Situations, November 28, 2017
“Client Relationships: Ethical Considerations for Conflicts, Divorces of Clients, Divorces from Clients, and Other Convivial Client Issues,” 13th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Conference, July 20, 2017
“Presenting Appraisers in Bankruptcy Court,” Southern District Bench Bar Conference, 2016