Jeffrey R. Waxman

Jeff represents debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, official committees of equity holders, secured creditors, plan administrators, liquidating trustees, purchasers of assets, and a wide variety of creditor constituencies and interested parties in Chapter 11 cases. Jeff also represents Chapter 7 trustees, plaintiffs, and defendants in bankruptcy-related preference and fraudulent transfer litigation. Jeff also co-chairs Morris James’ Small Businesses and Start-Ups Group which provides a full range of legal services to assist small business owners to organize and transition their ideas to full-fledged businesses.

What do you most enjoy about your career… Bankruptcy attorneys are among the last pure generalists. On any given day, a bankruptcy attorney may be working on a loan document, litigation, employee issues, lease issues, a sale agreement, a plan, or a state law issue. So as a bankruptcy practitioner, every day brings its own unique challenges and puzzles about how best to get your client what it wants in a zero-sum game environment.