Jason M. PierceAssociate

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Offices


Services

Jason Pierce's practice involves representing lenders, bondholders, investors, acquirers, DIP lenders and official creditors’ committees in restructurings of financially distressed companies in chapter 11 and in out-of-court financial restructurings. Mr. Pierce also represents hedge funds, private equity funds, banks and large institutional investors in the development and implementation of distressed investment strategies.

Representative Matters

  • AMF Bowling Worldwide, Inc. (ad hoc committee of first lien bank lenders)
  • Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (ad hoc committee of first lien bank lenders)
  • K-V Discovery Solutions, Inc. (official committee of unsecured creditors)
  • LightSquared Inc. (secured creditor)
  • New Gulf Resources, LLC (ad hoc committee of second lien noteholders and DIP lenders)
  • Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (official committee of unsecured creditors)

Publications

  • Co-author, "Impairment of Pension Plans in Chapter 9 Reorganizations: The City of Stockton Confirmation Decision," Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 2016
  • Co-author, "Bankruptcy Issues the Defense Industry Should Think About," Stroock Special Bulletin, April 3, 2014 
  • "A South American Energy Treaty: How the Region Might Attract Foreign Investment in a Wake of Resource Nationalism," Cornell International Law Journal, 2011

Admitted To Practice

New York, 2013

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


Clerkships

Law Clerk, Honorable Martin Glenn, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York, 2014-2015


Education

J.D., Cornell Law School, 2012

B.A., Ryerson University, 2007