Jonathan F. Flaxer


Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP

Jonathan Flaxer has devoted his career to business bankruptcy practice, successfully representing bondholders, chapter 11 debtors and trustees, creditors’ committees, distressed debt investors, distressed asset acquirers, indenture trustees, and landlords. Mr. Flaxer has also led numerous successful out-of-court workouts. He is active in several professional organizations and writes and lectures on bankruptcy-related topics. He has recently been appointed to serve as chapter 11 trustee in cases involving a residential building and a large construction company. Mr. Flaxer is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubble and has been included among on the list of New York Super Lawyers since 2006.

Mr. Flaxer is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School (J.D. – Cornelius W. Wickersham Constitutional Law Prize) and New York University (B.A.)  He served as a Law Clerk for  Honorable Manuel J. Price, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of New York.  He is admitted in the State of New York, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.  He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the New York City Bar Association, where he is currently serving on the Task Force on Puerto Rico and the Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Committee — Trust Indenture Act Subcommittee.