Heather Lennox named Global Practice Leader of Jones Day's Business Restructuring & Reorganization Practice

The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Heather Lennox has been appointed Global Practice Leader of the Firm's Business Restructuring & Reorganization (BRR) Practice.

Ms. Lennox has been a partner in the Firm's BRR Practice since 2002 and has led some of the most important restructuring cases in the United States over the past two decades, including work on behalf of the City of Detroit, Peabody Energy, Hostess Brands, and FTD. She is a member of the National Bankruptcy Conference, which advises Congress on national bankruptcy policy, and a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy. She has served as Partner-in-Charge of the Firm's Cleveland Office since 2016.

"Heather joined Jones Day as an associate in Cleveland in 1992 and has spent her entire exceptionally successful legal career as a member of our Firm," said Kevyn Orr, Partner-in-Charge of the U.S. Region for Jones Day. "Through her leadership on numerous high-profile restructurings she has become nationally recognized for her excellence as a bankruptcy lawyer. She is rooted in Jones Day's culture, has been a great leader of the Firm's Cleveland Office as its Partner-in-Charge and in other roles, and will be an excellent Practice Leader."

Ms. Lennox succeeds Bruce Bennett, who has led Jones Day's BRR Practice since 2016, and will continue to advise clients as a partner in the practice.

Jones Day's BRR Practice resolves complex restructuring issues and problems in jurisdictions around the globe. More than 100 lawyers working in financial centers worldwide advise debtors, creditors, and other parties involved in business restructurings, out-of-court workouts, Chapter 11 cases, and other transactions with financially distressed entities.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 42 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.