S. Jason Teele is a Member of the firm at Lowenstein Sandler PC. He practices in the firm's Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors' Rights Group, where he focuses on bankruptcy, restructuring, debtor-creditor law, bankruptcy litigation and appellate advocacy involving bankruptcy matters.
Mr. Teele represents debtors, unsecured and secured creditors in Chapter 11 cases throughout the United States. He currently serves as counsel for Meridian Behavioral Health LLC and its affiliates in Chapter 11 cases pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and as counsel for U.S. Eagle Corp. and its affiliates in Chapter 11 cases pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Teele also has recently served as debtor's counsel to EPV Solar, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of solar panels; Nicos Polymers LLC, a leader in the post-industrial recycling industry; Creative Group, Inc., a leading media and television post-production company; IFL Corp., a sports entertainment company that supervised a leading mixed martial arts league; and Smidth & Co.
Examples of Mr. Teele's recent engagements by creditors' committees or creditors holding substantial claims in Chapter 11 cases include: Mount Vernon Monetary Management Corp., Pliant Corporation, Stant Parent Corp., Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Lyondell Chemical Company, General Growth Properties, Inc., General Motors Corp., Idearc Inc., MES International, Inc., and Fremont General Corp. He was also instrumental in representing a major labor union in several of the largest airline bankruptcies, including US Airways, UAL Corp., Hawaiian Airways, Aloha Airgroup and Northwest Airlines.
Mr. Teele is listed among the Best Lawyers in America (2012) for his work in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law. In 2011, he was named to New Jersey Law Journal's annual "Forty Under 40" list of leading attorneys, and has been featured as a "Rising Star" in the Bankruptcy section of Super Lawyers magazine in every year since 2006.
Prior to joining Lowenstein Sandler, Mr. Teele served as the Director of Research for the Democratic staff of the New Jersey General Assembly in Trenton, New Jersey.
Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights
Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2001)
Seton Hall University (M.P.A., 1997)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (B.A., 1993)
NY State Bar Association's Committee on Attorney Professionalism - 2007