Jamie Edmonson is a member of the Bankruptcy + Reorganizations Group. She is resident in the firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office. She also spends significant time in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Jamie has more than two decades of experience representing public and non-public debtor corporations, secured and unsecured creditors, official committees, trustees and asset purchasers in bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Her practice is focused on guiding clients through commercial bankruptcy cases, restructurings, creditors' rights issues, insolvencies, and liquidations, in which she represents a wide range of clients, including debtors, creditor and equity statutory committees, lenders, asset purchasers, landlords, and lessees. In addition to her bankruptcy work, Jamie’s versatile skill set also includes finance, real estate, energy and corporate law.
Jamie regularly serves as Delaware and lead counsel in large Chapter 11 filings and has extensive experience in all aspects of the Chapter 11 restructuring process involving many industries, which include the information technology, retail, food, energy, construction, real estate, telecommunications and manufacturing sectors. Among the matters she has handled in those areas are:
• representation of the debtor in Loot Crate, Inc., a subscription gaming service, in its bankruptcy case;
• representation of the DIP lender and purchaser in the HDR Holdings/Schramm, Inc. bankruptcy case;
• representation of the Official Committee of Tort Claimants in the Imerys Talc bankruptcy case;
• representation of numerous landlords in the Mattress Firm bankruptcy case;
• representation of the headquarter’s landlord in the Unilife bankruptcy case;
• representation of numerous high profile counter-parties to contracts in The Weinstein Company bankruptcy case;
• representation of the Official Ad Hoc Committee of Unit-holders in the Woodbridge Group of Companies, LLC Chapter 11 case;
• representation of a Los Angeles-based membership retail chain through its Chapter 11 process, in which all creditors were paid in full;
• representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the AbitibiBowater bankruptcy case;
• representation, as financial advisor,in the New Century bankruptcy case, one of the largest sub-prime mortgage lenders;
• representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the School Specialty bankruptcy case of one of the largest suppliers of supplemental educational products, equipment, and curricula to the pre-K through 12th-grade market in the United States; and
• representation of the developer of geothermal energy plants in its Chapter 11 case.
Jamie was elected to the 2017 Global Network of Women Committee for the Turnaround Management Association. Her Pro Bono work includes serving as a judge for the National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) for the American Bar Association and joining efforts with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights to serve as a nonpartisan poll monitor on Election Day 2018.
Before joining Robinson+Cole, Jamie was the managing partner of the Wilmington office for an AmLaw 100 firm. She also utilized her finance background as a Managing Director with a nationally-renowned financial advisory firm for several years.