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 investigations and cases. Her experience includes successfully resolving civil and criminal matters involving governmental entity investigation of public companies, representing a Fortune 50 company in a suit alleging that it fraudulently spun off a subsidiary to its shareholders; and representing large debtors and creditors’ committees in bankruptcy confirmation proceedings, adversary proceedings, and claim resolution.
Paige is a Dallas chapter co-leader of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association. In recognition of her success, Paige was recognized by Chambers USA in the area of White Collar Crime and Government Investigations (2022–2023). Paige was also ranked by The Legal 500 Latin America 2023–2024 guides in the area of Compliance and Investigations.
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. Following law school, Paige clerked for the Honorable H. Barefoot Sanders of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.