Jacob Frumkin is an associate in the firm’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Department. He represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and other parties-in-interest in various aspects of bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.
Jacob’s recent representations include:
- Twelve debtors that own or operate, as applicable, eleven senior housing facilities throughout Texas in their Chapter 11 cases
- An administrative agent on behalf of the senior bank lenders to a toll road concession in connection with the out-of-court restructuring of the project’s debt and equity
- A creditor (committee chair) holding both secured and unsecured claims in the bankruptcy proceedings of a manufacturing conglomerate
- A committee of foreign creditors in the multi-national bankruptcy proceedings of a telecommunications company
- A commercial real estate finance company in connection with the restructuring of its low income housing tax credit business
- An equipment rental company with over seventy locations in its Chapter 11 case culminating in confirmation of a consensual plan of reorganization, providing for equity holders to retain 100% of the capital stock in the reorganized entity and paying all creditors the full principal amount of their allowed claims
- A purchaser of intellectual property assets from an assignee for the benefit of creditors
- A foreign liquidator in a Chapter 15 case recognizing a creditors’ voluntary liquidation in the United Kingdom as a foreign main proceeding
- Multiple continuing care retirement communities in Chapter 11 cases culminating in confirmed plans of reorganization
Prior to joining Cole Schotz, Jacob was a restructuring and finance associate at DLA Piper LLP (US) and a Special Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York.
Jacob graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 2009, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor of the Journal of Law and Policy. During law school, Jacob was a Lloyd F. MacMahon Fellow at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and a judicial intern for the Honorable Henry Pitman, Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York.
Jacob is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the American Bar Association.
EducationBrooklyn Law School, J.D., 2009University of Michigan, B.A., 2003
Bar & Court AdmissionsNew York, 2010U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2011U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2011New Jersey, 2016U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2017
December 13, 2016
Cole Schotz was mentioned in the WSJ article, "South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Files for U.S. Bankruptcy Protection"
As published in: The Wall Street Journal September 6, 2016
Retention and Compensation in Bankruptcy Cases – Pre-Bankruptcy Planning Through Final Fee Applications CLE Presentation at Cole Schotz New Jersey OfficeAttorneys Speaking: Jacob S. Frumkin and Rebecca HollanderJanuary 18, 2018
Chapter 11 Plans & What it Takes to Achieve Confirmation: CLE Presentation at Cole Schotz New Jersey OfficeAttorneys Speaking: Donald H. Steckroth and Jacob S. FrumkinNovember 10, 2016
New York Bankruptcy Court Permits Discovery Requests in Chapter 15 Case Despite Potentially Conflicting Cayman Islands Law
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law May 14, 2018Jacob S. Frumkin
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law April 6, 2017Jacob S. Frumkin
New Jersey Law Journal March 13, 2017Jacob S. Frumkin and Felice R. Yudkin
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law January 25, 2017Jacob S. Frumkin
U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh in on Structured Dismissals and Settlements Circumventing the Bankruptcy Code’s Priority Scheme
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law July 12, 2016Jacob S. Frumkin
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law February 8, 2016Jacob S. Frumkin