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Jones Walker LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Strong bench of bankruptcy specialists with leading experience in state and federal proceedings. Houses significant in-house litigation capabilities that see it act on a range of adversary proceedings. Acts for debtors from a range of industries, as well as representing creditors' committees, trustees and DIP lenders. Frequently handles cross-border mandates, including those with parallel regulatory proceedings.

Strengths

"Jones Walker has very capable lawyers and a lot of depth in the bankruptcy space."

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Barber is a go-to attorney for creditors' rights issues, which form part of his broader bankruptcy practice. His experience includes Chapter 11 filings and out-of-court restructurings.
"A highly intelligent and skilled attorney."

Kristina Johnson is an expert bankruptcy litigator who maintains a strong creditor-side practice. She regularly acts on matters such as Chapter 11 and 7 filings, as well as adversary proceedings. Her experience also includes serving as trustee.
"Kristina Johnson is effective and responsive in tight-deadline situations."

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Overview

What makes the Jones Walker Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice a go-to team?

  • Our national footprint: we represent regional clients in cases across the country.
  • Our experience: our team has advised clients from numerous industries in complex and traditional bankruptcies and reorganizations, and includes three members of the American College of Bankruptcy (a by-invitation-only public service organization honoring attorneys who demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism).
  • Our commitment to value: we deliver sophisticated legal counsel at competitive rates.

We have represented clients with interests, operations, and investments in a number of key economic sectors, including energy, financial services, hospitality, maritime, utilities, and real estate. We regularly counsel clients in Chapter 11 and other forms of bankruptcy, adversary proceedings, forbearances, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, loan modifications and reviews, special liens, and consumer-related litigation.

We regularly represent the following:

  • Secured and unsecured creditors
  • Creditor committees
  • Debtors
  • Trustees
  • Investors
  • Lessors and lessees
  • Pre-petition and debtor-in-possession lenders
  • Receivers

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Jones Walker LLP

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Location

190 East Capitol Street

Suite 800

Jackson

Mississippi

USA

MS 39201

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Mississippi

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Jeffrey Barber
Band 2
Kristina Johnson
Band 2