Perkins Coie LLP
A corporate bankruptcy, restructuring, and reorganization attorney, Jordan Kroop represents debtors, official committees, acquirers, and significant creditors in Chapter 11 matters involving publicly traded and privately held companies throughout the nation. His representation of creditors includes secured lenders, committees, lessors and institutional lenders. Jordan is a partner in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring group of the Business practice.
Among the prominent Chapter 11 matters Jordan has handled is representing the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes as debtor's counsel and leading the team to its eventual sale. He has also represented the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks in reorganization matters.
In addition to his background counseling sports franchises, Jordan provides Chapter 11 representation to reorganizing clients in manufacturing, real estate development, construction, hospitality gaming and technology. He has represented a large REIT, a consumer electronics manufacturer, makers of construction materials, and the Russian Tea Room, an iconic Manhattan restaurant in its Chapter 11 filing.
Jordan serves as an adjunct professor of law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He also instructs at the American Bankruptcy Institute's litigation skills workshops and has taught at the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law in Salzburg, Austria.
Since 1998, Jordan has co-authored and regularly updated the two-volume treatise, Bankruptcy Litigation and Practice: A Practitioner’s Guide, now in its fourth edition. He has also co-authored a chapter on Chapter 11 and sports franchises in the Collier Guide to Chapter 11 (LexisNexis 2011, rev’d 2012, 2013) and co-authored The Executive Guide To Corporate Bankruptcy (Beard Books). Jordan has also authored dozens of articles in national publications. He augments his writing with frequent panel and seminar presentations across the nation.