Jonathan Edel focuses his practice on corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and other matters pertinent to the reorganization of distressed businesses. His experience includes advising clients in matters related to avoidance actions and fiduciary obligations, assisting with and evaluating distressed business transactions, and streamlining general operations. He has represented clients primarily in the energy sector as well as in the health care arena. He also has represented creditors and financially distressed entities outside of bankruptcy.
Recently, Jonathan was substantially involved in representing Peabody Energy Corporation — the world's largest private sector coal company — in its chapter 11 proceedings and was a member of the team that represented Alpha Natural Resources and approximately 150 of its subsidiaries and affiliates in their reorganization.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Jonathan clerked for two years for a federal bankruptcy judge in Virginia, where he gained valuable experience in corporate bankruptcies and in individual liquidations and adjustments.
Black Box acquired by AGC Networks
Jones Day advised Black Box Corporation (Nasdaq: BBOX) in its acquisition by AGC Networks Ltd, a majority-owned subsidiary of Essar Global Fund.
FirstEnergy acquires Pleasants Power Station for $195 million
Jones Day is advising Monongahela Power Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., in its acquisition of the Pleasants Power Station ("Pleasants") from Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC, an affiliate and subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., for $195 million.
Foresight Reserves' affiliate completes global debt restructuring of more than $1.4 billion of indebtedness
Jones Day advised Foresight Reserves LP ("Reserves") in connection with the out-of-court restructuring of Foresight Energy LP's ("Foresight Energy") capital structure.
- January/February 2016First-Instance Transaction May Qualify for “Ordinary Course of Business” Preference Defense
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. magna cum laude 2013; Managing Senior Editor, Notre Dame Law Review); The Ohio State University (Honors B.S. summa cum laude 2010; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Law Clerk to Chief Judge Rebecca B. Connelly, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia (August 2013-July 2015)