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Joshua K. Brody (Josh)


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  • Hofstra University (J.D. with distinction 2002; Hofstra Law Review; Benjamin Weintraub and Alan Resnick Bankruptcy Law Award; Citation of Excellence in Commercial Law; First Year Course of Excellency Award in Civil Procedure; Mitchell B. Adler Memorial Scholarship; Gina Marie Escarce Memorial Award); Hebrew Theological College (B.A. 1997)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Josh Brody represents clients in complex chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and other distressed situations, helping companies navigate successful restructurings, both through the confirmation of a chapter 11 plan and through Section 363 asset sales. Josh represents a diverse range of creditors at all levels of complex structures, including secured and unsecured, bondholders and bank debtholders, indenture trustees, creditors' committees, and trade creditors. His work involves negotiating and litigating plans of reorganization to complex claims litigation and debtor-in-possession financing.

Josh also advises hedge funds and other financial institutions on the rights and remedies of debtholders and in understanding elaborate corporate and capital structures.

Josh's numerous representations prior to joining Jones Day in 2019 include: an ad hoc group of bondholders of FirstEnergy Solutions Corp.; Computershare, as indenture trustee for approximately $2.156 billion of second lien notes issued by Energy Future Intermediate Holding Co., as well as an ad hoc group of second lien noteholders in their claims against EFH, the parent company of the largest generator, distributor, and certified retail provider of electricity in Texas; First Mariner Bancorp, the bank holding company for the largest independent bank in Baltimore in its chapter 11 case; Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in its chapter 11 case; and Bally Total Fitness Holding, one of the largest fitness club operators in the United States in its chapter 11 case.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America (2016-2019)

    New York Super Lawyers (2012-2018)

    One of 12 "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers," Turnarounds & Workouts (2013 and 2014)

    One of "40 Under 40" in the legal adviser category, M&A Advisor (2014)

    "Rising Star" in bankruptcy law, Law360 (2014)
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