Jonathan Weichselbaum is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Weichselbaum represents public and private companies on corporate restructuring and insolvency matters. He has experience working with the financial institutions financing these matters, and he previously spent time on secondment to Credit Suisse.

While in law school, Mr. Weichselbaum served as a student advocate in the Civil Rights Clinic and received a Pro Bono Honors award. Mr. Weichselbaum was a member of both the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal and the Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law. He also served as a summer law intern in the Executive Chamber of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York.

Mr. Weichselbaum’s experience includes advising:

  • Nine Point Energy and its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceedings, resulting in a successful Section 363 sale
  • Vital Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Bang Energy beverage, and certain affiliates in their chapter 11 proceedings in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida and the sale of substantially all of Vital’s assets to an affiliate of Monster Beverage Corporation
  • Global Eagle Entertainment, a leading provider of entertainment, connectivity, and data analytics to the airline, cruise, and other markets, in its chapter 11 proceeding and successful Section 363 sale
  • Endeavor and Silver Lake as majority equity sponsors of Learfield Communications, a leading college athletics technology, data, and content firm, in its out-of-court recapitalization and restructuring
  • Paddock Enterprises, an affiliate of a public company, in its chapter 11 proceeding to resolve its legacy asbestos liabilities
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. and its affiliates in their chapter 11 cases in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas and restructuring more than US$1.3 billion of their funded debt
  • Weatherford International, one of the world’s largest oil and natural gas service companies with more than 25,000 employees, in its prepackaged chapter 11 case in Houston (along with foreign proceedings in Bermuda and Ireland) involving a restructuring of more than US$8.6 billion in debt
  • Emerge Energy, a frac sand producer with approximately 300 employees, in its prearranged chapter 11 case in Delaware involving approximately US$900 million in debt
  • Lucky Brand Dungarees, a provider of denim and casual clothing apparels for men and women, in the sale of its assets to SPARC Group, in connection with a chapter 11 bankruptcy process
  • GNC Holdings in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in connection with its chapter 11 proceedings
  • Lonestar Resources and its affiliates in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, regarding its chapter 11 restructuring of more than US$535 million of funded debt

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, University of Texas School of Law, 2018
    with honors
  • BA in Political Science, Baruch College, 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English