Jason Alderson’s diverse practice includes advising or representing companies facing financial distress, chapter 11 debtors, official and unofficial unsecured creditors’ committees in large and complex cases, and individual creditors. His practice also spans a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on retail, media and entertainment, food and beverage, packaging, manufacturing, energy, and ocean shipping and offshore oil among other transportation sectors. Armed with 15 years of experience and buttressed with practical know-how as a former business owner, Jason offers multidimensional solutions and first-hand experience to distressed businesses and creditors alike as they navigate the restructuring process.
Jason’s committee experience includes more than 15 official creditors’ committee representations, and his bankruptcy practice generally captures all aspects of a large and complex chapter 11 case, including large creditors with billions in claims, debtor-in-possession financing, 363 sales, landlord/tenant, plan administrators, and liquidating trustees. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Jason was an associate at the New York office of another global law firm.
Over 15 unsecured creditors’ committee representations, including most recently In re Toisa Limited, et al., Bankr. S.D.N.Y. (2017–2018) and In re Bostwick Laboratories, Inc., et al., Bankr. Del. (2017–2018).
Santa Clara University School of Law, 2004, J.D.
Washington State University, 1994, B.S.
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Extern to Senior Judge Arthur L. Alarcon of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2003)
Extern to Bankruptcy Judge John Rossmeissl of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington (2002)
Awards and Affiliations
Recipient, Mid-Size Company Award, Turnaround Management Association
Recipient, Food & Beverage Turnaround of the Year, Turnaround Atlas Awards
Recipient, ACG Champion’s Award, Retail Manufacturing & Distribution Deal of the Year