About Jerry L. Hall

Bankruptcy requires skill, creativity and a little nerve to find the best outcome. With more than two decades navigating distressed situations, Jerry Hall helps his clients choose a way forward and obtain the results they need, whether that's saving more than 2,000 jobs for distressed retail debtors or recovering critical funds for a creditor client.

Grit and creativity in distressed situations

In and out of court, Jerry helps secured lenders, indenture trustees, debtors-in-possession, committees, distressed debt investors, lessors and troubled companies in bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation. He represents clients across industries, including real estate, retail, manufacturing, gaming and hospitality, aviation, life sciences, telecommunications and finance. Jerry advises on financial and operational restructurings throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.

Practice Focus

  • Bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency-related litigation
  • Receiverships and equity foreclosures
  • Intercreditor disputes
  • Equitable subordination
  • Substantive consolidation
  • Debt and equity recharacterization

Representative Experience

  • Debtor’s counsel to a fund in its Chapter 15 case.
  • Debtor's counsel to specialty airline offering business class-only service to London in Chapter 11 case.
  • Debtor's counsel to developer and manufacturer of meniscus implant products in Chapter 11 case.
  • Debtor's counsel to owner/operator of Puerto Rico hotel and casino in Chapter 11 case.
  • Debtor's counsel to manufacturer of lumber and wood products in Chapter 11 case.
  • Represent national bank, as secured lender, in eight related dairy farm Chapter 11 cases.
  • Represent mezzanine lender in Chapter 11 case of multi-debtor real estate developers, including related substantive consolidation and intercreditor litigation.

Presentations and Events

  • Puerto Rico in Crisis
    Speaker | Current Topics in Public and Private Sector Restructurings and Bankruptcies
    May 14, 2014