Jason George is an associate in the Restructuring Department of Weil’s New York office.
Prior to joining Weil, Jason served as a law clerk to the Honorable Martin Glenn of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Jason received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Brooklyn Law School where he was an Assistant Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Jason has played a role on a number of teams advising clients in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings, including:
- Scandinavian Airlines, an airline holding company based in Sweden in connection with its restructuring efforts.
- Fieldwood Energy, a Gulf of Mexico offshore energy exploration and production company, in connection with its second chapter 11 cases with approximately $1.8 billion in debt.
- Insys Therapeutics, Inc. and its six subsidiaries, a specialty pharmaceutical company, in their chapter 11 cases in the face of hundreds of lawsuits related to the opioid crisis (Insys was the first opioid manufacturer to file for chapter 11).
- Johnson & Johnson as a creditor in the mass tort chapter 11 cases of Imerys Talc America, Inc., which filed for chapter 11 as a result of thousands of personal injury lawsuits.
How Many Connections are Too Many? Bankruptcy Court Finds Multiple Attenuated Connections Not Enough to Warrant Disqualification of Debtors’ Professional
Blog Post — Weil Restructuring
Lauren Tauro and
— December 02, 2022
Bankruptcy Court overrules U.S. Trustee objection and approves retention of investment banker despite numerous prepetition connections to debtors. ...
- Aviation Chapter 11 Cases Take Flight Publication — Journal of Corporate Renewal — By Kelly DiBlasi and Jason George — PDF — November 2022