Heather Lennox

Heather Lennox has played a leading role in Jones Day's representations of debtors and potential debtors, creditors' committees, prepetition secured lenders, bank groups, DIP lenders, credit card processors, and other significant creditors in many of the nation's largest in-court and out-of-court corporate restructurings. She has substantial experience counseling clients in fraudulent conveyance, illegal dividend, fiduciary duty, piercing the corporate veil, and mass tort issues in bankruptcy. She has represented a number of entities in the structuring and consummation of spin-offs, secured financings, distressed sales and acquisitions, ring-fencing transactions, and other out-of-court restructuring transactions.

Heather has represented, among others: Copperweld Corporation, CSC Industries, Dana Corporation, Fruehauf Trailer Corporation, Great American Communications Company (a prepackaged case), Hostess Brands, Inc., LTV Steel Company, Metaldyne Corporation, and Oglebay Norton Company as debtors' counsel and significant creditors in the Delta Airlines, Forum Health, HomePlace Stores, Northwest Airlines, Pittsburgh Penguins, R.H. Macy, Southern Air Transport, United Airlines, US Airways, and Wornick Company bankruptcies.

Heather has coauthored bankruptcy-related articles published in The Business Lawyer and the Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice. She is listed in the Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, is a conferee of the National Bankruptcy Conference (2012) and a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, and a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and serves on the Bankruptcy Committee of the New York City Bar Association. Super Lawyers 2010-2012 lists her among the "Top 50 Women Ohio Super Lawyers" in bankruptcy & creditor/debtor rights.

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Areas of Practice 1) Bankruptcy, 2) Business Restructuring & Reorganization, 3) Borrower / Workouts / Chapter 11 Debtor Representations and 4) Metals & Mining
Law School Georgetown University Law Center
Education John Carroll University (B.A., 1989)
Bar Member / Association New York, Ohio, U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and pro hac vice in several other venues Profile Experience Publi
Most recent firm Jones Day
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