Provided by Laura Davis Jones
Laura Davis Jones is a name partner, a member of the firm's managing committee, and the managing partner of the firm's Delaware office. She gained national recognition as debtor's counsel in the Continental Airlines bankruptcy case, and has represented numerous debtors, creditors' committees, bank groups, acquirers, and other significant constituencies in chapter 11 cases and workout proceedings. She was named "Deal Maker of the Year" and has been profiled on additional occasions by The American Lawyer.
Ms. Jones has been named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" and one of the "Best Lawyers in Delaware," and was selected as one of the top ten lawyers in Delaware by "Delaware Super Lawyers." She is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a Chambers USA “Star Individual." Ms. Jones has been recognized in the K&A Restructuring Register and the Law Dragon 500 since their inception, has been named repeatedly to the International Who's Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, and holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Rating. In 2020, Ms. Jones was listed by Who's Who Legal among "Thought Leaders - Restructuring & Insolvency" and by Lawdragon as one of the 2020 "Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyers."
Laura Davis Jones is regularly engaged to represent clients in high-profile Chapter 11 proceedings, with significant experience in the retail and restaurant sectors, among others. She offers particular expertise in debtor-side representations.
"She is the dean of the bankruptcy Bar in Delaware. She knows every nook and cranny of Delaware space and procedure. Her knowledge is encyclopedic."