Jason D. Curry, Partner

Biography

Jason Curry focuses his practice on all aspects of distressed loan representation, including loan restructurings, bankruptcy reorganizations, creditor’s rights and commercial litigation, and appeals. He has extensive experience representing lenders in workout and restructuring scenarios, and regularly represents financial institutions and other lenders in real estate and commercial loan transactions. He also provides counsel to religious organizations on bankruptcy matters.

Jason is a former Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA), where he represented the US in a variety of defensive litigation, including medical malpractice, torts, bankruptcy, water law, and the Administrative Procedure Act appeals.

His representative experience includes:

  • Representation of numerous national lending institutions and special servicers in complex commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases throughout the United States
  • Highly specialized representation of religious and non-profit organizations in bankruptcy reorganizations, including leading the Diocese of Saint Cloud to a successful reorganization and bankruptcy exit in six months with minimal administrative costs
  • Representation of national lending institutions in large syndicated loan restructurings
  • Representation of national banks and other institutional lenders in commercial real estate loan transactions
  • Representation of commercial debtors and committees in bankruptcy restructurings
  • Representation of debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders in connection with DIP financing proceedings
  • Representation of creditors in collections litigation, receivership actions, and foreclosures
  • Prosecution and defense of preference and fraudulent transfer claims on behalf of national lending institutions and as special counsel for bankruptcy trustees

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2008)
    • Order of the Coif; Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 40, comment editor; Texas Bank Lawyer, editorial board (2007–2008)
  • Arizona State University (M.Ed., 2005)
  • University of New Mexico (B.S., 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona

Court Admissions

  • Federal District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Risk Management Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Former Certified Principal and Teacher (K-12)

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2020-present
  • Southwest Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars, Bankruptcy: Business, 2015–2016