Roland Gary Jones, Esq.
Phone: 1-877-869-3998 (701)
Mr. Jones has practiced bankruptcy law for over two decades. His primary focus is representing corporate defendants in preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation. Mr. Jones has a national client base and has also represented corporate clients based in Europe and the Far
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Jones has authored professional articles on bankruptcy issues for the New York Law Journal, The Environmental Claims Journal, The Mergers and Acquisitions Report, and other scholarly publications.
Mr. Jones also edits and writes the Clawback Report, a monthly publication on preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation.
Mr. Jones was the founding member and former Chair of the Federal Bar Association Empire State Chapter Bankruptcy Committee. The Bankruptcy Committee has hosted experts to speak on topics important to both bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy practitioners. Guest speakers have included The Honorable Jerrold Nadler on new bankruptcy legislation, Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. of Rothschild Inc. on the distressed bond market, and Professor Edward Altman of New York University on bankruptcy investing.
Mr. Jones is the founding member and current President of the National Association of Bankruptcy Litigators (NABL). The NABL is a new organization focusing exclusively on clawback issues consisting of 110 bankruptcy lawyers from throughout the country.
Mr. Jones’ introduction to bankruptcy practice began by serving as a judicial law clerk to Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Conrad B. Duberstein of the Eastern District of New York during law school. He continued his training after graduation by clerking for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Cecilia H. Goetz of the Eastern District of New York from 1990 to 1991.
Mr. Jones attended the Horace Mann School, Columbia University (B.A. Ancient Studies) and Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1990) He is admitted to practice law before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mr. Jones was born in New York City.
New York State Bar Admission – 1990
United States District Court Southern District of New York – 1991
United States District Court Eastern District of New York – 1991
President: National Association of Bankruptcy Litigators
Member: New York State Bar Association
Member: Association of Bar City of New York
Member: Turnaround Management Association
Member: American Bankruptcy Institute
1972 – 1977: The Horace Mann School
1977 – 1979: Vassar College
1985 – 1987: Columbia University; top 10% of the graduating class
1988 – 1990: Brooklyn Law School; top 10% of the graduating class
“Are repos exempt from automatic stay?”; Bankruptcy Law – New York Law Journal; Pg. 31, (col. 6); Vol. 213, 2586 words
“Bankruptcy’s conflict of Interest Rule”; Outside Counsel – New York Law Journal; Pg. 35, (col. 3); Vol. 212, 2117 words
“Bankruptcy and Environmental Law”, The Environmental Claims Journal
“Mergers and Acquisitions in Bankruptcy”, The Mergers and Acquisitions Report
The Clawback Report, A Quarterly Publication on Preference and Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation Issues.
“An Introduction to Preference Law”, National Association of Bankruptcy Litigators Journal
Bankruptcy Bulletin: “Wellness International Network, Ltd. v. Sharif, 135 S. Ct. 1932 (2015)”, National Association of Bankruptcy Litigators Journal
Majority Report: “Redefining the Circuit Split Over the § 547(c)(4) Subsequent New Value Defense” by Roland Jones, Esq. and Solomon Rotstein, National Association of Bankruptcy Litigators Journal