O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Evan Jones has broad experience in all facets of reorganization – both in and out of court – having represented bank groups, secured creditors, debtors, unsecured creditor committees, acquirers of distressed assets, and other constituents. He has worked in media, entertainment, real estate, hospitality, retail, manufacturing and other industries.
Evan is experienced in both reorganization-related litigation and transactions ranging from large billion dollar national cases to smaller regional ones. In addition to restructuring, Evan also is involved in structuring deals to avoid or minimize the risks of bankruptcy, in close cooperation with the attorneys in our entertainment, structured finance, corporate, and infrastructure practices.
Evan is active in entertainment matters, representing major and mini-major studios, distribution and production companies, licensees of rights, investors and production companies in bankruptcy and out of court restructurings.
In technology cases, Evan has represented creditors committees, lenders, investors and buyers in numerous sales and workouts of technology-related companies. He writes and lectures extensively on technology and bankruptcy issues.
Evan has extensive experience in real estate restructurings, workouts, and bankruptcies involving oil and gas projects, alternative energy, coal companies, timber assets, hotels, apartment complexes, office buildings, and residential developments. He also is bankruptcy liaison to the Firm’s Environmental group.
Evan is recognized by Chambers and Partners USA as one of the leading insolvency/corporate recovery lawyers in California and was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Chambers particularly highlights Evan’s “sterling work on behalf of major financial institutions and banks.”