Jacob A. Brown
Jacob A. Brown
50 North Laura Street
Suite 3100
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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.

The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2014, Listed in Florida for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy
Super Lawyers Magazine 2012-2013, Listed in Florida for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights and Business Litigation
Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2010-2013, Listed for Bankruptcy & Workout
Samford University Cumberland School of Law, Young Alumnus of the Year Award, 2013
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated

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
America Bankruptcy Institute: Southeast Workshop, Venue Issues in Chapter 11, July 2008
N.D. Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association 2007 Annual Meeting, Assignments for Benefit of Creditors
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
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, Vol. 1, Page 60, Author, "Claims, Trading in Chapter 11," June 2005

Lex Mundi Global Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group, Vice Chair - North America
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Member
The Florida Bar, Bankruptcy UCC Committee, Vice Chair
The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
The Federal Bar Association, Jacksonville Chapter, Member
Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association, Director, 2001-Present; Past Chairman, 2004-2005; Past President, 2003-2004
Duval County Teen Court, Judge
The Georgia Bar, Member, Bankruptcy Section, Member
North Carolina State Pulp and Paper Foundation, Member
North Carolina State University-Northeast Florida Alumni Association and Wolfpack Club, Representative

Law Clerk for the Honorable Jerry A. Funk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division
Process Engineer in Pulp & Paper Industry

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Jacob A. Brown

Bankruptcy & Reorganization

J.D., Samford University Cumberland School of Law, 1998
B.S., North Carolina State University, 1994; Chemical Engineering; Pulp & Paper Science & Technology,

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