Jordan Kroop is corporate bankruptcy, restructuring and reorganization partner in the Phoenix office of Perkins Coie, LLP. He represents debtors, official committees, acquirers, and significant creditors in Chapter 11 matters involving publicly traded and privately held companies throughout the nation. His representation of creditors includes secured lenders, committees, lessors and institutional lenders. Among the prominent Chapter 11 matters Professor Kroop has handled is representing the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes as debtor's counsel and helping to lead the team to its eventual sale. He has also represented the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks in reorganization matters. In addition to his background counseling sports franchises, Professor Kroop provides Chapter 11 representation to reorganizing clients in manufacturing, real estate development, construction, hospitality, gaming, and technology. He has represented a large REIT, a consumer electronics manufacturer, makers of construction materials, and an iconic Manhattan restaurant in its Chapter 11 filing. Professor Kroop has co-authored and regularly updated the two-volume treatise, Bankruptcy Litigation and Practice: A Practitioner’s Guide, now in its fourth edition. He has also co-authored a chapter on Chapter 11 and sports franchises in the Collier Guide to Chapter 11 (LexisNexis 2011, rev’d 2012, 2013, 2014) and co-authored The Executive Guide To Corporate Bankruptcy (Beard Books 2010). Professor Kroop has also authored dozens of articles in national publications and augments his writing with frequent panel and seminar presentations across the nation.
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1994
A.B., Brown University, 1991