Jay M. Sakalo is a Partner in the firm's Business Finance & Restructuring Group. His practice focuses on the representation of borrowers, issuers and lenders in the negotiation of complex financings, including capital markets transactions, mezzanine loans and note issuances. He also handles all facets of bankruptcy reorganizations and bankruptcy litigation. He has served as counsel to numerous debtors, creditors committees and purchasers of assets in complex chapter 11 cases. Jay has represented committees and creditors in some of the largest bankruptcies filed in the country, including W.R. Grace, U.S. Gypsum and K-Mart. He frequently appears in numerous courts around the country, including Delaware, New York, Nevada and Arizona. He has represented clients in numerous industries, including automotive finance, healthcare, real estate and aftermarket aircraft parts.
Jay has been consistently recognized by legal publications including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Florida Super Lawyers. In 2010, Jay was selected by Law360 as one of 10 “Rising Legal Stars” in the bankruptcy practice area nationwide.