Jon has handled bankruptcy and commercial law matters, both simple and complex, since 1993. He maintains a practice primarily representing debtors and creditors in business bankruptcies, commercial restructurings, commercial litigation, and other matters relating to insolvency issues. He has represented chapter 7 trustees, creditors’ committees, secured creditors, and debtors-in-possession in numerous proceedings in a number of different jurisdictions. In addition to appearing often in bankruptcy court, Jon regularly represents business clients in federal district court and state courts.
Jon is best known for his extensive experience representing chapter 7 trustees, having represented chapter 7 trustees in well over one hundred adversary proceedings, and having assisted chapter 7 trustees in selling a wide variety of assets ranging from large volumes of machinery and equipment and large commercial facilities to small asset sales. Jon also assists business clients in resolving commercial disputes both in and outside of bankruptcy court. He has extensive experience in negotiating complex bankruptcy sales and out-of-court restructurings, resolving complicated questions relating to competing claims to property, and complex business disputes and claims.
Jon has prosecuted many appeals to the U.S. District Court from the bankruptcy court and handled many appeals to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit. In addition to his practice in Maine, Jon has appeared in hearings before the District of New Hampshire, the District of Massachusetts, the Southern District of New York, and the Western District of Pennsylvania. He is a frequent panelist on bankruptcy-related topics, including speaking at the American Bankruptcy Institute North East Conference.
Jon lives in Falmouth with his wife, Blair, his two sons and his daughter.
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law