Christopher Jones Selected As One Of Virginia's "Legal Elite"

Date: December 30, 2013

Falls Church -- Christopher A. Jones, a partner in the Business Reorganizations & Bankruptcy group at Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP, has been selected by Virginia Business as one of the state's top ten vote-getting “Legal Elite” in the field of Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights.

In addition, he received a personal profile by the publication, including highlights of an interview they conducted with him.

Mr. Jones has had an active career in the field of bankruptcy, including many published opinions. Among other matters, he was counsel and designated representative for a member of the committee in the Circuit City Stores Chapter 11 case and a member of the oversight committee for the Circuit City Trust, and served as special litigation counsel for H. Jason Gold, the Chapter 11 Trustee for Vijay K. Taneja.

Mr. Jones is active in the bar, serving as a board member and President-Elect of the Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association and as a member of the board of governors of the Virginia State Bar's Bankruptcy Section.

He received his J.D. in 1996 from the University of Richmond School of Law and his B.A. in 1992 from Duke University.  He is admitted to practice in Virginia.

About the Legal Elite:  The selection of each year's “Legal Elite” is a collaboration of the Virginia Bar Association and the publication, Virginia Business.  Voting is open only to lawyers licensed in Virginia, so those selected reflect the high opinions of their peers.

About Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP: The 165 attorneys at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston are dedicated to helping our clients protect and grow their businesses through strategic litigation and business services. We serve our clients in the region, across the nation and around the globe from our base of ten offices in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Delaware, and Michigan.