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Jonathan M. Landers

Jonathan M. Landers

Scarola Malone & Zubatov LLP

New York, NY, USA

Jonathan M. Landers is a nationally recognized authority in bankruptcy and insolvency law. He graduated from Colgate University (Phi Beta Kappa) and from the Harvard Law School (magna cum laude, Harvard Law Review). He has broad experience in bankruptcy, insolvency, restructuring, financing transactions, purchase/sale of assets and bankruptcy and insolvency litigation matters, representing debtors, lenders and lending syndicates, large creditors, litigation trustees and defendants, and asset sellers and purchasers. He has served as lead counsel for clients in numerous matters including BostonGen (Committee), Strauss Auto (Debtor as litigation plaintiff), Hoop (Disney Stores -- Debtor), Odyssey Group (North Face and Head Sportswear -- Debtor), Insilco (Lending Group), Champion Homebuilders (Committee as litigation plaintiff), Finova (Debtor), Enron (large creditor), Adelphia (large creditor/agent), Placid Oil (large lender), Penrod (large lender), Greyhound (contract party), and Bergner (contract party). His clients have included Wells Fargo Bank, Dial Corporation, Merrill Lynch, and Citibank (in the bankruptcy of a number of major US law firms, most recently, Heller Ehrman, Thelen and Brobeck). Mr. Landers is the co-author of three books and more than 35 published articles on bankruptcy, creditors' rights and civil procedure, a former partner for 23 years with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, a former professor/visiting professor at the Universities of Chicago, California, Illinois, San Francisco and Kansas, a frequent speaker at legal education institutes, one of 65 members of the National Bankruptcy Conference and a member of American College of Bankruptcy (founding class), and has been recognized repeatedly in New York Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.  He is a member of the Mediation Panel in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the District of Delaware, and has been an expert witness in a number of cases, most recently, a case in which he testified in Israel.
Jonathan M. Landers is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Rounding the Square Peg: Clarifying the Jurisprudence of the Sale Model of Chapter 11 - Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2016, Wednesday, December 21, 2016

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