Jamie L. Edmonson

Partner
Edmonson Jamie

Jamie Edmonson has wide-ranging experience guiding clients through commercial bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights issues, insolvencies, and liquidations. Jamie often represents debtors, creditor and equity statutory committees, lenders, asset purchasers, landlords, and lessees. Additionally, she has represented public and non-public debtor corporations, secured and unsecured creditors, official committees, trustees and asset purchasers in bankruptcy and restructuring matters. She also has extensive experience in all aspects of the chapter 11 restructuring process spanning many industries including: information technology, retail, food, energy, construction, real estate, telecommunications and manufacturing.

Experience

Representative Matters

Entertainment

  • Representation of numerous counter-parties to contracts in The Weinstein Company bankruptcy case

Real Estate

  • Representation of a law firm in an action against Trump International Hotels in Delaware Chancery and United States District Court
  • Represented the Official Ad Hoc Committee of Unit-holders in the Woodbridge Group of Companies, LLC Chapter 11 case
  • Representing creditors and defendants in preference actions in several homebuilder cases
  • Represented debtors in two separate condo-office projects – one in Washington, DC and the other in Manhattan, NY
  • Represented the debtor in a former Los Angeles hotel that was purchased and developed into a mixed-use property

Retail

  • Representing three regional grocery chains in Chapter 11 cases
  • Represented the Chapter 11 trustee in a large discount chain bankruptcy
  • Representing a national discount chain through its Chapter 11 process
  • Represented a Los Angeles-based membership retail chain through its Chapter 11 process, in which all creditors were paid in full

Manufacturing

  • Representing manufacturers of medical devices and plastic bottles used in the retail distribution of bottled water and soda
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the case of a large paper and pulp manufacturer
  • Represented the Statutory Committee of Equity Security Holders in the case of a manufacturer of TV set-top boxes

Energy

  • Representing the developer of geothermal energy plants in its Chapter 11 case
  • Represented the liquidating trust of a solar panel manufacturer
  • Served as special counsel to a large electricity service provider during its Chapter 11 case

Financial

  • Representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in a large commercial real estate lending company
  • As financial advisor, represented one of the largest sub-prime mortgage lenders during its Chapter 11 case

Education

  • Representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 case of one of the largest suppliers of supplemental educational products, equipment, and curricula to the pre-kindergarten through 12th grade market in the United States

Insights

Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. Loyola Law School 1996
  • B.S.B.A. American University 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, California Bankruptcy Forum
  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Member, International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association

Community
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Pro Bono

  • Joined efforts with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights to serve as a nonpartisan poll monitor on Election Day 2018
  • Served as a judge for the National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) for the American Bar Association

Personal Activities

  • Works as a certified YMCA swim official
  • Competes as a distance runner and has completed five marathons