Jon R. Friedman

Jon R. Friedman is an associate in the Restructuring Department of Weil’s New York office.

Prior to joining Weil, Jon served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Jon received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, during which he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Timothy A. Barnes, of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and as an intern for the United States Trustee Program.

Jon’s experience includes advising debtors in out-of-court processes and in-court restructurings across a broad range of industries, including energy, manufacturing, and financial services.

Jon has played a role on a number of teams advising:

Debtor/Company-Side Experience:

  • PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States and the largest utility company in the State of California, in their chapter 11 cases. PG&E has approximately 16,000,000 customers, 24,000 employees and estimated liabilities (including contingent and disputed liabilities) in excess of $50 billion.

Creditor and Distressed Situation Experience:

  • National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation, in connection with the Title III cases of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and certain of its instrumentalities.