John E. Murray

Associate

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  • JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2016
  • BA, Georgetown University, 2011

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2020
  • Honorable Marie E. Lihotz, Superior Court of New Jersey (2016 - 2017)
  • Honorable Ann M. Nevins, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut (2017 - 2018)

John E. Murray

Associate

Jack Murray is an associate in the business restructuring practice in Ropes & Gray’s Boston office. Jack advises debtors, creditors, and other interested parties in the context of domestic and international corporate restructurings and liquidations in chapter 7 cases, chapter 11 cases, and out-of-court restructurings. Jack has advised clients in a wide variety of industries, including health care, energy, and retail. In addition, Jack maintains an active consumer bankruptcy pro bono practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Jack was an associate in the business restructuring department of an international law firm in New York, and completed clerkships with the Honorable Ann M. Nevins of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, and the Honorable Marie E. Lihotz of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

During law school, Jack was a managing editor of the Northeastern University Law Review. He also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Norman H. Stahl of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the Honorable Joan N. Feeney of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, the Honorable Lee Solomon of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and as an intern with the Office of the United States Trustee in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Experience

Select representations include:

  • Advised a distressed debt investor in connection with an investment related to Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s chapter 11 cases, involving analysis of complex legal issues relating to make-whole and subrogation claims, and wildfire claims liability.
  • Advised a consortium of Philadelphia-area hospitals in their winning section 363 bid for Hahnemann University Hospital’s medical residency slot assets.
  • Represented CERO Cooperative, Inc. (CERO), a Boston-based commercial composting company in CERO’s consensual out-of-court restructuring which effectuated a debt-for-equity swap and other loan modifications, as well as facilitate new financing from institutional and private investors.
  • Represented one of the largest unsecured creditors in a high profile consumer chapter 7 case and related adversary proceeding objecting to the debtor’s discharge. 
 
  • JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2016
  • BA, Georgetown University, 2011
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