Shenson Law Group PC
Shenson Law Group PC (“SLG”) is a boutique law firm with expertise in the areas of bankruptcy, distress transactions, entertainment, litigation, finance, and corporate law. The firm is also brought in to provide or assist existing counsel with strategic planning on transactional and litigation matters. SLG also serves as outside general counsel for some of its clients.
After his time with Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP, Jonathan Shenson launched SLG, a nationally acclaimed boutique law firm within expertise in bankruptcy, to serve the expanding needs of his clients. He has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of the leading bankruptcy and restructuring practitioners in California. Jonathan also maintains an active practice representing parties in commercial litigation and a broad array of credit transactions.
We represent debtors, secured creditors (including debtor in possession lenders), committees, acquirers and other parties in chapter 11 cases; out-of-court restructures and work-outs; assignments for the benefit of creditors; acquisitions and dispositions (in and out-of-court); investments in and dispositions of distressed assets, foreclosures (traditional and friendly); and bankruptcy litigation.
We represent plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
We represent lenders, borrowers and other parties in interest in a broad array of financing transactions including traditional secured and unsecured credit facilities; leveraged buy-out transactions; asset based lending transactions; factoring; letters of credit; and debt restructurings.
GENERAL CORPORATE &
We represent companies of all sizes in corporate governance; mergers and acquisitions; asset sales; joint ventures and strategic alliances; leveraged buyouts; and corporate governance. We also act as outside general counsel to some of our clients.
JONATHAN S. SHENSON (Principal)
Jonathan received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1993, where he graduated first in his class in the economics department. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996. While at UCLA, Jonathan participated in the law school’s Moot Court Honors Program and was a member of the Pacific Basin Law Journal. After graduation, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edward D. Jellen, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, from 1996 to 1998. Jonathan spent the first six years in private practice as an associate with Latham & Watkins LLP (in the bankruptcy and finance departments). Prior to forming SLG, Jonathan was a partner with Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP, from 2006 to 2012.
LAUREN n. GAns (Attorney)
Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts with Honors from York University in 2001. After working in the non-profit sector, Lauren attended the Fordham University School of Law as the recipient of the Voldstad Family Merit Scholarship. Lauren served as Associate Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Urban Law Journal and received her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2005.
Lauren has a broad range of experience in bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, and litigation matters in federal and state courts. Her experience includes representing chapter 11 debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees and secured creditors in all aspects of corporate bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related litigation. Lauren’s practice focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy and distressed-asset related litigation.
COLE M. HOYT (Attorney)
Cole received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017, where he graduated with Distinction in Major and Highest Honors. He received his Juris Doctor from William & Mary Law School in 2020.
While at William & Mary Law School, Cole served as a Dean’s Associate and participated in the law school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution team. He also was selected to be a fellow for the William & Mary Center for the Study of Law and Markets and was a contributing member for the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review (ELPR). His student note, Before Disaster Strikes: Preparing America To Be Disaster Resilient was published in the 44th Volume, Issue 3 of the William & Mary ELPR.