Jason George


Jason George
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:

Debtor/Company-Side Experience:

  • Western Global Airlines, LLC, a contracted air cargo transportation and logistics services company with an aggregate principal amount of $515 million in funded debt, in its chapter 11 cases.
  • Scandinavian Airlines, a publicly traded airline based in Sweden in connection with its global restructuring and chapter 11 reorganization.
  • 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).

Creditor/Acquiror/Other Experience:

  • 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.

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