Jonathan Horne is an associate in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group and Litigation Group. He represents debtors, trustees, committees and creditors in connection with all aspects of commercial insolvency and reorganizations. In addition, he represents parties in various areas of commercial litigation, including representing both plaintiffs and defendants in fiduciary actions against corporate directors and officers. Prior to joining Jager Smith, Jonathan practiced as an associate in the commercial litigiation department at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York.
Represented sports memorabilia wholesaler in successful defense and dismissal of involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition brought by petitioning creditor; allowing client to complete successful out-of-court restructuring.
Represented education industry CFO in successful defense against WARN Act and Wage Act claims brought by former employees.
Represented senior secured lender owed more than $100 million in successful action to appoint state court receiver to oversee and liquidate borrower's operations.
Represented CEO and CFO of closely held real estate development company in successful defense of claim by unsecured creditor to exempt more than $1.5 million from bankruptcy discharge.
Represented the liquidating trustee of Boston Generating in avoidance actions and breach of fiduciary duty claims against former owners and executives. Claims have resulted in settlements exceeding $10 million.
Represented official committee of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 cases of international shipping company Baytown/Omega Navigation in the Southern District of Texas resulting in a substantial dividend for unsecured creditors.
Represented official committee of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 cases of Cynergy Data in the District of Delaware.