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Jones Day partner Dan Moss named a 2017 National Law Journal D.C. Rising Star

August 2017


Jones Day Business Restructuring & Reorganization partner Dan Moss has been named a National Law Journal D.C. "Rising Star," the publication announced. The annual feature identifies Washington D.C.'s top legal talent under the age of 40, as illustrated by his or her "success on the highest stages" and by the recommendations received in support of a candidate's nomination. 

Primarily working from Jones Day's Washington Office, Mr. Moss focuses on corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and related matters. Recently, he was one of the leaders on the Peabody Energy chapter 11 cases, among the largest restructuring cases of 2016.

Notably, Mr. Moss played a significant role in the City of Detroit chapter 9 restructuring case, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, which he told the National Law Journal is his greatest accomplishment in practice. he was extensively involved in all aspects of the Detroit case, from litigating the City's eligibility for chapter 9, to the confirmation of its debt adjustment plan.

Mr. Moss is also part of the team representing the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in connection with its revitalization efforts. In addition, he worked to successfully reach a settlement with the United States Department of Justice in connection with litigation against Washington Group International, Inc.

Mr. Moss devotes significant time to pro bono matters, including the representation of disabled veterans. He recently represented an Iraq war veteran in two separate disability rating appeal matters. In both cases, he successfully advocated for a more accurate disability rating and enhanced benefits for the veteran and his family.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

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