S. Jason Teele is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice Group. He brings significant experience to his practice, which focuses on corporate restructuring, commercial litigation and transactional matters involving distressed businesses.

Mr. Teele gives practical, actionable advice to creditors, creditors’ committees, purchasers of distressed assets, lessors and debtors, and labor unions and labor pension funds in all aspects of financial distress and bankruptcy.

He also advises companies, boards of directors, directors and officers of financially troubled companies regarding their fiduciary duties and strategies for dealing with distressed customers or vendors. His experience spans a number of industries including, automotive, broadcasting, chemical, health care, manufacturing, media and entertainment, paper and publishing, pharmaceutical, retail, textiles, and transportation and logistics.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Teele was part of teams recognized for their restructuring work and received the following recognitions, “Turnaround Atlas Awards – Consumer Products Restructuring of the Year” in 2019 and “Turnaround Atlas Awards – Retail Services Restructuring of the Year” in 2019 by Global M&A Network, as well as “Turnaround Awards – Restructuring Deal of the Year – $25 million to $50 million” in 2018 and “Turnaround Awards – Restructuring Deal of the Year – $100 million to $500 million” in 2013 by The M&A AdvisorNo aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

He is a frequent author and presenter on trending legal topics relating to creditors’ rights and financial restructuring.

Practices

  • Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights

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Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • The Best Lawyers in America®* 2012-2023, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2012-2022, Bankruptcy: Business; Business/Corporate; General Litigation

* See Award Methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Affiliations

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

    — Education Co-Chair, Commercial and Regulatory Law Committee (2016-2018)

  • Member, Turnaround Management Association

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

  • Member, New York State Bar Association


Education

  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude
  • M.P.A., Seton Hall University
  • B.A., Rutgers University

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York