SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Lon A. Jenkins has joined the Finance & Restructuring Group in the Firm’s Salt Lake City office as Of Counsel.
Mr. Jenkins has 30 years of experience in the areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy and chapter 11 reorganizations, including representation of secured and unsecured creditors, commercial lenders, financial institutions, debtors, trustees and creditors’ committees in jurisdictions across the country. He has expertise in negotiating, structuring and formulating reorganization plans, the recovery, assembly and distribution of estate assets, as well as a broad range of creditor representations in corporate bankruptcies and insolvencies.
Mr. Jenkins also has extensive experience in the areas of pre-filing or out-of-court workouts and has advised numerous large creditors in such matters. He represents various creditor constituencies in insolvency proceedings, including secured creditors, unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees and indenture trustees. In addition, Mr. Jenkins represents commercial litigation clients, defending against a lender liability claim, pursuing claims of defrauded investors, as well as pursuing avoidance actions under the provisions of the Bankruptcy Code.
Before joining Dorsey, Mr. Jenkins was shareholder of Jones Waldo PC in Salt Lake City and prior to that worked at the New York law firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae for 23 years. He received his law degree from the University of Utah and a B.A. in psychology from St. Olaf College.
Commenting on the announcement, Annette Jarvis, Partner and Head of Dorsey’s Salt Lake City office said, “We are very pleased that Lon has joined Dorsey. He brings a wealth of bankruptcy, reorganization and workout experience and tremendous knowledge regarding all facets of bankruptcy litigation as well as SEC receiverships. Lon will be a wonderful addition to the Firm’s strong, multi-office Finance & Restructuring practice. We continue to add talent strategically across the Dorsey platform to better serve our clients around the world.”
“I am delighted to be joining Dorsey and its great team of Finance & Restructuring lawyers,” noted Mr. Jenkins. “I look forward to serving both my current clients as well as Dorsey’s exceptional client base.”
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