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Cohen, Jason G.
Jason G. Cohen
P: +1.713.221.1416
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Jason Cohen’s practice focuses on corporate financial restructuring.  Over the last 10 years, Mr. Cohen has represented corporate debtors and senior and junior secured creditors in all phases of corporate debt restructurings, including negotiating out-of-court workouts and litigating in-court chapter 11 bankruptcy cases with assets ranging from $20mm to over $1bln.  In such capacity Mr. Cohen has often advised parties on debt and equity financing as well as asset sales.   Prior to joining Bracewell, Mr. Cohen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marvin Isgur of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.  Mr. Cohen was selected as one of only twelve “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers” by Turnarounds & Workouts in 2014 and again in 2016.

Publications and Speeches

“A&D Buyside,” Oil & Gas Investor,  May 2016.

"Deep Marine Technology," Turnaround Management Association Houston Chapter, February 1, 2012.

"What Happens After the Auction or Sale & What If It Doesn't Close," Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, The University of Texas at Austin, November 18, 2010.

"Small Business Chapter 11 Cases," 27th Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, Houston, Texas, September 30, 2009.

"Feeling Secure?" Starting Out Right, Sponsored by the Young Lawyers Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Texas, Houston, Texas, May 29, 2009.
Co-author, "Weighing Alternatives In Chapter 11," State Bar of Texas, Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, May 1, 2008.
"Southern District of Texas Bankruptcy Court Rejects Per Se Rule Imputing Conflicts of Interest to Entire Firms," Turnaround Management Association Newsletter, August 21, 2007.
"The New Chapter 13 Practice: Life after BAPCPA," 22d Annual Farm, Ranch and Agri-Business Bankruptcy Institute Conference, 2006.


J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2005
B.A., magna cum laude, Tulane University, 2000

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas


State Bar of Texas


Beard Group, Inc., Turnarounds & Workouts, Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer, 2014, 2016
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLCIFLR1000 Financial & Corporate GuideRising Star, Financial Restructuring, 2016-2017
ALM, Texas Lawyer, Lawyer on the Rise, 2016