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Teele joins Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP as partner

S. Jason Teele is a trusted senior-level attorney with 15 years of experience representing clients in financial restructuring, distressed asset sales, creditors’ rights, litigation, and corporate and commercial matters. He represents corporations, boards and board committees, management teams, creditors’ committees, and high-net-worth individuals in a broad range of areas, including the telecommunications, entertainment, media, manufacturing, transportation, health care, the arts, chemical, and financial services industries.

Jason has been recognized by Super Lawyers® in America each year since 2012 and, in 2011, he was named to the New Jersey Law Journal’s annual “Forty Under 40” list of leading attorneys. In 2014, transactions that Jason co-led were recognized by M&A Advisor as “Restructuring Deal of the Year ($100 million to $500 million)” and “Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Sector Deal of the Year”. He regularly authors articles on timely legal topics, contributes to legal treatises, and speaks on new developments in the law.

Addressing the recent addition, Aaron L. Hammer, leader of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights practice, remarked, “I have known Jason since his earliest days of practice and seen him grow into one of the top practitioners in our industry. He is nationally renowned for his dedicated approach to client advocacy and a market leader in the representation of creditors’ committees. This addition is a huge win for both our clients and our firm.”

Adam J. Grais, the firm’s managing partner, added, “With Jason’s arrival, we continue to demonstrate to the marketplace our dedication to growing our national corporate restructuring practice with some of the best professionals in the country. He is a statement addition to our New York office. This is an exciting time for our firm.”

Jason will work from SFGH’s New York office located at 230 Park Avenue, Suite 460, New York, New York 10169. His telephone number is 212.899.9783 and his e-mail address is steele@sfgh.com.

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Posted on Jan 17, 2017 by Morgan Yingst | Comments (0)
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