Jonathan NobleEdel


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7557

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.


  • FirstEnergy's subsidiary will emerge from bankruptcy and separate from parentJones Day represented FirstEnergy Corp. and its non-debtor affiliates (FirstEnergy) in connection with the chapter 11 cases commenced on March 31, 2018, by its subsidiary First Energy Solutions, Inc. and certain of its other unregulated subsidiaries in the Northern District of Ohio, which are some of the largest chapter 11 cases to be filed in Ohio in recent memory.
  • Westmoreland chapter 11 plan confirmedJones Day represented Westmoreland Resource Partners LP (WMLP) and its debtor-subsidiaries (the WMLP Debtors) and the Conflicts Committee in their chapter 11 cases commenced on October 9, 2018, in the Southern District of Texas.
  • Black Box acquired by AGC NetworksJones 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 millionJones 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 indebtednessJones Day advised Foresight Reserves LP ("Reserves") in connection with the out-of-court restructuring of Foresight Energy LP's ("Foresight Energy") capital structure.
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