“Rebecca is an outstanding bankruptcy lawyer who brings extensive and valuable experience to our team,” said Practice Chair Bruce J. Ruzinsky. “We have had the pleasure of working with her in the past on Chapter 11 cases for Denbury Resources, Jones Energy, and JCPenney. Rebecca is not only very experienced, she also possesses a collaborative and good-humored demeanor, and she utilizes a practical and creative approach to cases, that blends really well with the team.”
“Rebecca is an outstanding bankruptcy lawyer who brings extensive and valuable experience to our team.”
Rebecca offers extensive experience representing debtors and creditors in connection with corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and financial distress. She also has experience with international and cross-border insolvency and out-of-court restructurings throughout Texas, Delaware, New York, and Virginia bankruptcy courts. In recognition of her practice, she has been named a “One to Watch” in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law by The Best Lawyers in America since 2021.
“I am excited to join Jackson Walker’s first-rate bankruptcy and restructuring practice,” Rebecca said. “Having collaborated closely with the team on several Chapter 11 cases over the past three years, I am confident we will work well together and that I will contribute to the incredible service they already provide to companies in distress.”
“Having collaborated closely with the team on several Chapter 11 cases over the past three years, I am confident we will work well together and that I will contribute to the incredible service they already provide to companies in distress.”
She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Brandeis University.
Founded more than 130 years ago, Jackson Walker has played a vital role in the growth and development of Texas business. With more than 400 attorneys across seven Texas-based offices, the Firm represents Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, major financial institutions, insurance companies, and a wide range of public companies and private businesses around the globe. To explore the Firm’s experience handling complex corporate Chapter 11 cases, out-of-court workouts, and litigation proceedings, visit the Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery practice page.
For more information about Rebecca Blake Chaikin’s move to join Jackson Walker, view the following articles:
- “Jackson Walker Adds Kirkland Bankruptcy Pro In Houston” (Law360)
- “Jackson Walker Adds Bankruptcy Depth from Kirkland” (The Texas Lawbook)
- “Big Law Lateral Hiring is Heating Up With the Weather in Texas” (The American Lawyer)
- “Q&A with JW Bankruptcy Partner Rebecca Blake Chaikin” (The Texas Lawbook)
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