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Heather Lennox


Current Position

Jones Day
North Point
901 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114-1190

Tel: 216-586-3939
Fax: 216-579-0212

Class: XX (2009)Circuit: Sixth


John Carroll University, B.A. summa cum laude (1989)
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. cum laude (1992)

Professional Career

Partner (2002-); Associate (1992-2002), Jones Day


National Bankruptcy Conference (2012-)
American Bar Association, Vice-Chair, Claims Trading Subcommittee of the Business Bankruptcy Committee (2008-11)
American Bar Association (2007-12)
American Bankruptcy Institute (2005-)
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (1992-)
Ohio State Bar Association (1992-2003)


"Bull v. Bear: Restructuring of Legacy Costs & the Role of the PBGC," 2013 TMA Distressed Investing Conference Feb 7, 2013 Panelist
"Formation, Function & Obligations of Equity Committees in Chapter 11," American College of Bankruptcy Best Practices Report 2011 Author
"Shareholders Count Too: The Role of the Equity Committee in a Volatile Economy," Business Bankruptcy Fall Meeting CLE Program, Tampa, FL Oct 14, 2011 Speaking
An Overview of Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code and Municipal Debt Adjustments Westlaw Feb 2011 Author
"A Tectonic Shift For Adminsitrative Rent Claims? Bankruptcy Court Rejects 'Actual Use' Limitation On Debtor-Lessee's Obligation To Pay Postpetition Rent Under Commercial Equipment Lease," Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Vol. 19, No. 3 Jun 2010 Author
"Credit Bidding," American Bankruptcy Institute's 12th Annual New York City Bankruptcy Conference May 24, 2010 Panelist
"2009: A Changing Bankruptcy Landscape And How It Affected Labor and Benefit Issues," 2010 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 2010 Author
"Pressure on the Supply Chain - Beginning of the End or End of the Beginning," TMA 2009 Webinar Series Oct 29, 2009
"Labor & Employment Law Changes: What the New Administration Has Brought and What the Future Holds," Pittsburgh, PA Sep 30, 2009 Speaker
"Creating a Restructuring Process that Ensures Sucessful Turnaround," ACI Distressed Debt Investing Summit, New York, NY Mar 31, 2009 Panelist
"Protecting Your Human Capital: Indemnities and D&O Insurance in Troubled Times," Jones Day CLE Academy, Cleveland, OH Dec 11, 2008 Speaker
"Reinstatement v. Cramdown: Do Secured Creditors Win or Lose?" Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice 2007 Author
"Update on Autos and Auto Suppliers," The Tenth Annual Conference on Corporate Reorganizations, Chicago, IL Jun 22, 2007 Speaker
"The Automotive Industry- Where It Was, Where It Is and Where It's Going," Fall 2006 Conference, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, San Francisco, CA Nov 1, 2006 Panelist
"The Administratively Insolvent Debtor," William J. O'Neill Bankruptcy Seminar, Cleveland, OH Apr 27, 2007 Panelist
"Developing Opportunities for a Multicultural Workplace-How to Create Opportunities for All Women," Capgemini "Reach for the Stars," Cleveland, OH Oct 6, 2006 Panelist
"Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Avoiding the Solvency-Related Pitfalls in Spinoff Transactions," The Business Lawyer 1999 Author


IFLR1000, World's Leading Lawyers (2006-08)
Turnarounds & Workouts, Outstanding Young Professional (2006)
Best Lawyers in America (2006-)
Ohio SuperLawyer (2005-)
Chambers USA, Leader in the Field (2005-08; 10-)
Chambers Global, Leading Lawyer for Business (2012)
New York SuperLawyers (2013-)