Christopher Jones Joins Whiteford, Taylor & Preston

Date: August 3, 2007

Falls Church, VA -Whiteford, Taylor & Preston (WTP) is pleased to welcome Christopher A. Jones, Esq. as Partner in the firm's Bankruptcy section.  Stationed in the firm's new Falls Church office, Jones is formerly of LeClair Ryan in Richmond, Virginia, and has a wealth of experience in handling insolvency matters for both debtors and creditors, as well as handling complex commercial litigation.

"Chris' sophisticated understanding of insolvency matters and his extensive experience representing debtors and serving as creditors' counsel make him a strong addition to our practice," explained Paul M. Nussbaum, chair of WTP's Bankruptcy section.  "Virginia is a key market for us, and we're delighted to add someone of his stature and reputation in the Virginia bar."

With over a decade of legal experience, Jones advises secured lenders and creditors in litigation and insolvency matters in addition to representing reorganizing debtors.  Most notably, he has experience handling large chapter 11 cases for Heilig-Meyers Company and Tultex Corporation. Named as a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers, Jones has lectured for the Virginia Bar Association's Bankruptcy section and served as faculty for a Virginia Bankers' Bankruptcy Reform seminar.  A 1996 graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law, he is admitted to the Virginia bar.  Jones holds a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University. 

"I am very excited to join WTP in their new Falls Church office and to work with such a dynamic group of lawyers," noted Jones. 

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