Furqaan Siddiqui is a corporate restructuring lawyer who represents major constituencies involved in distressed transactions. This includes companies both in and out of bankruptcy, as well as noteholders, debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders, and other major stakeholders.
Furqaan has represented clients in a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, and oil and gas. His recent representations include the DIP lenders of Barney's New York and the noteholders of Bon-Ton Department Stores. On the company side, Furqaan's representations include M&G USA Corporation in its sale of assets for more than $1 billion, Rex Energy Corporation in its sale of assets for more than $600 million, and FTD in the sale of its floral network business, gourmet foods business, and online gifting business in three separate transactions. Furqaan has also assisted with the Plan Administrator's wind-down of MF Global.
Furqaan also maintains an active pro bono practice and has worked with Her Justice and Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) on juvenile immigration matters.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Furqaan served in the Scott and Cyan Bannister First Amendment Clinic at UCLA School of Law, which files amicus curiae briefs on behalf of nonprofits in state and federal courts on free speech and religious freedom. During this time he worked on amicus briefs submitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Iowa Supreme Court.
Furqaan is a member of the American Bar Association and the Muslim Bar Association of New York.
- University of California, Los Angeles (J.D. 2017); Loyola University Chicago (B.A. 2014)
- New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York