Jay R. Indyke

Jay R. Indyke is the Chair of the Firm's Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy practice group. He has been a partner since 1998 at Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman LLP, which merged into Cooley LLP in 2006. He is resident in the New York office.

Mr. Indyke's practice is concentrated in the area of creditor's rights and bankruptcy. He has represented official creditors' committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in over 40 states and has also represented unofficial creditors' committees in out of court workouts and composition agreements in many industries, including apparel, media, sporting goods, electronics, textiles, clean technology, footwear, food service, furniture, toys and healthcare. He has represented debtors in Chapter 11 cases in the areas of international trading, internet, cable and telecommunications and the restaurant industry. He has represented purchasers of significant assets in several different industries. Mr. Indyke has also represented clients in a wide variety of bankruptcy-related litigation, and has played a significant role in the representation of equity committees.

Mr. Indyke was recognized by The Deal's Bankruptcy Insider as one of the top unsecured creditor lawyers in the United States for the past seven years, as well as being declared one of the top three bankruptcy M&A attorneys in 2010. He also was honored by Best Lawyers in America for his work in bankruptcy, creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law (2014 and 2015). Additionally, he has also been honored as one of the Super Lawyers of New York for the past several years. Mr. Indyke was recently quoted in an article in The Wall Street Journal on the impact of quick sales on the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Bankruptcy, 2) Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy and 3) Retail & Consumer Products
Law School Brooklyn Law School, JD, 1981
Education State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1978
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cooley LLP
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