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Jacob A. Brown
Jacob A. Brown
Partner 
50 North Laura Street
Suite 3100
Jacksonville, FL 32202
 
Tel:
904.598.8630
Fax:
904.798.3730
 
 

Jay Brown practices primarily in bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and business law representing secured and unsecured creditors, committees, trustees, and debtors. His practice also includes workouts and business reorganizations, as well as the analysis of complex legal and business issues associated with bankruptcy and real estate matters and representation of commercial landlords in bankruptcy cases throughout the United States. Prior to private practice, Jay clerked for the Honorable Jerry A. Funk, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Florida.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2014, Listed in Florida for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2012-2014, Listed in Florida for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights and Business Litigation
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2010-2014, Listed for Bankruptcy & Workout
 
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Samford University Cumberland School of Law, Young Alumnus of the Year Award, 2013
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Published Works & Lectures
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ABI Winter Leadership Conference, Panelist, "Protecting What You Get While Keeping It: Business as Usual in the Wake of Marathon Petroleum Co. v. Cohen (In re Delco Oil Inc.)," 2010
 
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America Bankruptcy Institute: Southeast Workshop, Venue Issues in Chapter 11, July 2008
 
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N.D. Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association 2007 Annual Meeting, Assignments for Benefit of Creditors
 
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Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association: Current Developments Panel, Moderator, 2003-2008; Chapter 11 Workshop-Lead Substantive Consolidation Discussion, October 2005; BAPCPA-Changes to Standards for Debtor's Counsel, July 2005
 
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Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, Vol. 1, Page 60, Author, "Claims, Trading in Chapter 11," June 2005
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Lex Mundi Global Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group, Vice Chair - North America
 
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American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
 
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The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Member
 
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The Florida Bar, Bankruptcy UCC Committee, Vice Chair
 
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The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
 
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The Federal Bar Association, Jacksonville Chapter, Member
 
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Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
 
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Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association, Director, 2001-Present; Past Chairman, 2004-2005; Past President, 2003-2004
 
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Duval County Teen Court, Judge
 
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The Georgia Bar, Member, Bankruptcy Section, Member
 
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North Carolina State Pulp and Paper Foundation, Member
 
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North Carolina State University-Northeast Florida Alumni Association and Wolfpack Club, Representative
 
Related Professional Experience
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Law Clerk for the Honorable Jerry A. Funk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division
 
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Process Engineer in Pulp & Paper Industry
 

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Jacob A. Brown

Practice
Bankruptcy & Reorganization
Education
J.D., Samford University Cumberland School of Law, 1998
B.S., North Carolina State University, 1994; Chemical Engineering; Pulp & Paper Science & Technology,
Bar Admissions
Florida
Georgia
 
 
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