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Jason Harbour

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Virginia, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' ...
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ ...
  • Asset-Backed Securitization

Areas of Practice

  • Asset-Backed Securitization
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' ...
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ ...
  • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Litigation
  • Reverse Mortgage/HECM Financing and ...
  • Servicer Advance Financing and Securitization
  • Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Warehouse and Structured Lending, Gestation ...
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Profile

Jason regularly represents all major constituencies in formal bankruptcy proceedings and in out-of-court restructurings.

Jason’s experience includes representing corporate debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, parties to safe harbored financial contracts, indenture and securitization trustees, lessors, and other parties in interest in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 bankruptcies, and in workouts.

Jason’s practice also focuses on providing insolvency-related structuring advice and legal opinions in connection with complex transactions for asset based-lending, asset securitizations, safe harbored financial contracts, participations, conduits, derivatives and other financial hedges, project finance, REITS, REMICS, real estate finance and other capital markets transactions.

Jason is admitted to practice before the United States Bankruptcy and District Courts for the District of Delaware and the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth and Sixth Circuits.

Relevant Experience

  • Represented chapter 11 debtors, including public and private companies, chapter 7 trustees, chapter 11 plan administrators, and official committees of unsecured creditors, in numerous chapter 11 cases.
  • Represented various secured and unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 cases of numerous national and international companies.
  • Represented various non-debtor parties in bankruptcy litigation matters including preference and fraudulent conveyance actions.
  • Represented various parties in connection with international insolvency proceedings, including chapter 15 cases.
  • Represented various parties in connection with providing insolvency-related structuring advice and legal opinions for asset based-lending, asset securitizations, safe harbored financial contracts, participations, conduits, derivatives and other financial hedges, project finance, REITS, REMICS, real estate finance, and other capital markets transactions.
  • Represented repurchase agreement counter-party in bankruptcy litigation matters involving issues of first impression concerning Bankruptcy Code safe harbor provisions.
  • Represented secured lender of retail chain in connection with obtaining the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee and the sale of substantially all of the debtor’s assets through chapter 11 sale process.
  • Represented purchaser of substantially all of the assets of a manufacturing company through chapter 11 sale process, including with respect to resolution of disputed working capital adjustment.
  • Represented privately held retail chain in going out of business and related sales of substantially all of its assets through chapter 11 sale process.
  • Represented privately held oil refinery in sale of substantially all of its assets thorough chapter 11 sale process.
  • Represented publicly held manufacturing company in sale of substantially all of its assets through chapter 11 sale process.

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • Virginia

Education
BA, Davidson College, Philosophy and Political Science, 1998

Areas of Practice

  • Asset-Backed Securitization
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights
  • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Litigation
  • Reverse Mortgage/HECM Financing and Securitization
  • Servicer Advance Financing and Securitization
  • Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Warehouse and Structured Lending, Gestation Finance and Early Buyout (EBO) Facilities

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Represented chapter 11 debtors, including public and private companies, chapter 7 trustees, chapter 11 plan administrators, and official committees of unsecured creditors, in numerous chapter 11 cases.
  • Represented various secured and unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 cases of numerous national and international companies.
  • Represented various non-debtor parties in bankruptcy litigation matters including preference and fraudulent conveyance actions.
  • Represented various parties in connection with international insolvency proceedings, including chapter 15 cases.
  • Represented various parties in connection with providing insolvency-related structuring advice and legal opinions for asset based-lending, asset securitizations, safe harbored financial contracts, conduits, derivatives and other financial hedges, project finance, REITS, REMICS, real estate finance, and other capital markets transactions.
  • Represented repurchase agreement counter-party in bankruptcy litigation matters involving issues of first impression concerning Bankruptcy Code safe harbor provisions.
  • Represented secured lender of retail chain in connection with obtaining the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee and the sale of substantially all of the debtor's assets through chapter 11 sale process.
  • Represented purchaser of substantially all of the assets of a manufacturing company through chapter 11 sale process, including with respect to resolution of disputed working capital adjustment.
  • Represented privately held retail chain in going out of business and related sales of substantially all of its assets through chapter 11 sale process.
  • Represented privately held oil refinery in sale of substantially all of its assets thorough chapter 11 sale process.
  • Represented publicly held manufacturing company in sale of substantially all of its assets through chapter 11 sale process.


Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Advisory Board, Views from the Bench, American Bankruptcy Institute and Georgetown University Law Center Continuing Legal Education Division
  • Advisory Board, Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • INSOL

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Recognized as a leader in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Virginia, Chambers USA 2017

  • Listed as a Future Star in Litigation, 2017, and named to the Under 40 Hot List, 2016, Benchmark Litigation
  • Selected as a Rising Star for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights Law, Virginia Super Lawyers magazine, 2011-2014. A description of the selection methodology can be found on Super Lawyers’ webpage.

Articles

  • Secured Lender’s Credit-Bid Capped in Free Lance-Star, ABI Journal
  • No Bright-Line For Foreign Insolvency Law In Ch. 15, Law360
  • The Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Core Bankruptcy Matters, American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Litigation Committee Newsletter
  • Parsing The 4th Circ. Stance In Campbell V. Hanover, Law360
  • Confirmation Roundtable: Planning for an Exit and Other Developments in Confirmation Jurisprudence, Best of ABI 2012: The Year in Business Bankruptcy
  • Fresh guidance from Ninth Circuit about insurers' rights: The court didn't reject 'insurance-neutrality' doctrine — it merely objected to one plan, National Law Journal
  • Second Circuit Issues Ruling Regarding Determination of a Debtor’s Center of Main Interest Under Chapter 15, The Banking Law Journal
  • New Century’s Lessons On Sufficient Bar Date Notice, Law360
  • First Circuit Declines to Weigh In on Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction over Medicare Provider Agreements, ABI Journal
  • Seventh Circuit Confirms the Independence of the ‘Settlement Payment’ and ‘Securities Contract’ Safe Harbors of 11 U.S.C. § 546(e), Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • Delaware Bankruptcy Court Declines To Follow Second Circuit And Holds Safe Harbors Do Not Apply To Some State Law Fraudulent Conveyance Claims, Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • Eleventh Circuit: Bankruptcy Courts Lack Jurisdiction over Medicare Provider Agreements, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Oak Rock Financial District Court Addresses the Applicable Legal Standard for True Participation Agreements, Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • Fourth Circuit Declines to Adopt Blanket Rule against Nonconsensual Nondebtor Releases, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
  • 4th Circ. Provides Guidance On Nondebtor Releases, Law360
  • Break-Up Fees in Bank Holding Company Bankruptcies, Differences or Mere Distinctions?, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
  • Insurance Neutrality: Will Global Industrial Technologies Have a Major Impact?, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
  • Inside The 2nd Circ.'s Broad Reading Of Section 546(e), Law360
  • Third Circuit Affirms Decisions Broadly Applying Section 524(g) Injunction To Claims, Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • Recent Decisions Concerning The Trust Indenture Act Underline The Limits On Out-Of-Court Restructurings, The Banking Law Journal
  • The 20-Year Split: Nonconsensual Nondebtor Releases, Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice
  • Marblegate: Second Circuit Limits TIA Prohibition to Altering Legal Right to Payment, ABI Journal
  • Two Recent Decisions Invalidate LLC Agreement Provisions Requiring Consent for LLC Bankruptcy Filings, Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law

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