Jason I. Bitsky

Counsel

jbitsky@stradley.com

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Jason Bitsky

Overview

Jason Bitsky has wide-ranging experience across the gamut of business law, including corporate and commercial transactions, finance, securities and capital markets, real estate, debtor/creditor, and corporate governance and compliance. Currently, he is primarily involved in commercial finance, including asset-based lending, acquisition financing and distressed debt restructuring. Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Jason spent most of his career practicing corporate law at major New York law firms. He also worked for several years as general counsel for a luxury resort property development and management company.

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Representative Matters

Jason has worked on many complex and high-profile matters, including:

Finance & Restructuring
  • a $50 million working capital and acquisition financing for a major toy and consumer products company
  • a $275 million leveraged buyout financing to acquire a leading wire and cable manufacturer
  • a $28.5 million term loan to a luxury resort development and management company
  • a $35 million letter of credit facility for a regional electric utility
  • a $20 million working capital loan refinancing to a cargo terminaling company
  • a capital restructuring and loan refinancing of a major textile manufacturer
Bankruptcy, Workouts & Creditors’ Rights
  • the chapter 11 bankruptcy case of O.P.M. Leasing Services
  • a loan restructuring for a major national retail furniture store chain
  • a sovereign debt restructuring of the Republic of Argentina
  • the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Eastern Airlines
  • the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Drexel Burnham Lambert
  • a bulk sale of distressed mortgage loan portfolio by a large regional bank
Securities and Capital Markets
  • a $275 million Rule 144A mortgage note offering
  • the IPO of an Eastern European TV broadcasting company
  • the IPO and three follow-on public offerings for a major toy and consumer products company
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • the sale of Singapore-based crafted contact lens company
  • the sale of group health insurance company with concurrent spin-off of subsidiary business
  • the formation of El-Hi textbook joint venture of major publishing companies
  • the purchase and restructuring of a distressed national commercial printing company
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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Education
  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School
  • M.A., Princeton University
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Memberships

  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  • The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys

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