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LaTour, Randall D.
52 East Gay Street Columbus, OH
Phone: (614) 464-8290
Fax: (614) 719-4821


Current Employment Position(s)


Year Joined Organization: 1987

Lawyer Overview

Mr. LaTour is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the bankruptcy practice group. He has extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy, debtor/creditor, collections, commercial, secured lending, real estate, and commercial litigation, with emphasis on bankruptcy proceedings and workouts.

Career highlights include:

  • Serving as lead counsel in a $1 billion Chapter 11 case in which the debtor successfully reorganized in six months
  • Serving as lead counsel in the $100 million liquidating Chapter 11 case of an international air freight company
  • Serving as counsel to the trustee in a liquidating Chapter 11 proceeding of an apartment development with more than 1600 units
  • Serving as a member of a litigation team that achieved satisfaction of a judgment in excess of $100 million

Mr. LaTour is a member of the Columbus Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Mr. LaTour is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy, collection law, and foreclosure topics.

Mr. LaTour received his J.D. with honors from The Ohio State University College of Law and his B.A. with honors and distinction from The Ohio State University.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate and Commercial
  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Financial Institutions
  • Asset Purchases and Sales
  • Commercial Collections, Receivership, and Foreclosure
  • Creditors' Committees and Trustees
  • Debtor Representation
  • Secured Creditor and Lender Representation
  • Unsecured Creditors, Suppliers, and Vendors
  • Workouts and Restructuring
  • Banks
  • Savings Associations
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Litigation
  • Business and Commercial
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Foreclosure
50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Columbus Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member)
  • Bankruptcy Judicial Liaison Committee, 2000 - 2002 (Chair)
  • Bankruptcy Law Institute Planning Committee, 1997 - 1998 (Chair)
  • Bankruptcy Law Institute Planning Committee, 2004 (Chair)

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Columbus Bar Foundation, 1997 - Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, 1999 - 2008
  • Chambers and Partners, Leading Lawyer in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2004 - 2008
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor, 2004 - 2008


  • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, 1987
    Honors: With Honors
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1977
    Honors: With Honors and Distinction