PAIGE HOLDEN MONTGOMERY has represented companies, board committees, and bankruptcy-created trusts in internal investigations and reviews, including investigations related to alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other statutory violations, accounting and executive issues, and potential claims of creditors. Paige has also assisted companies with proactive risk assessments and corporate governance reform. As part of that practice, Paige has represented companies in investigatory proceedings by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Association of Securities Dealers, the Commodity Futures & Trading Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, and state regulatory agencies. Paige is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. Paige’s practice also covers all aspects of complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. She has litigated a wide range of disputes, including: breach of contract, misrepresentation and fraud disputes; fiduciary duty obligations; securities class actions; actions under federal and state securities laws; bankruptcy-related matters; fraudulent transfer cases; multi-jurisdictional disputes; copyright and trademark disputes; and ERISA claims.
Paige has served as counsel in a number of high-profile cases. Her experience includes representing a Fortune 50 company in a suit alleging that it fraudulently spun off a subsidiary to its shareholders; representing large debtors in bankruptcy confirmation proceedings, adversary proceedings, and claim litigation; and representing companies in connection with investigations by governmental entities. Paige’s pro bono activities, while diverse, have centered on human rights issues, including asylum representation.
In recognition of her success, Paige was named a “Best Lawyer” in the area of Commercial Litigation for 2016–2018. Paige was named a “Texas Rising Star” every year between 2009 and 2016.
Paige is a magna cum laude graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law where she was a recipient of the Hutchinson Scholarship. She served as an articles editor for the SMU Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif. Paige was also a student member of the John C. Ford Inn of Court. Following law school, Paige clerked for the Honorable H. Barefoot Sanders of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.