Jacob, Shalom

Shalom Jacob




Shalom Jacob has almost thirty years of experience representing a diverse variety of major interests in bankruptcy and insolvency matters including creditors and debtors, creditors' committees, secured creditors, lenders, DIP lenders, guarantors, indenture trustees, trade creditors, directors and officers, shareholders, acquirors and foreign governments.

Shalom also represents creditors and significant constituencies in Ponzi schemes and fraud cases and in connection with government investigations. Additionally, Shalom represents plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of bankruptcy, fraudulent conveyance and general litigation, and in arbitration and appeals. The foregoing includes the representation of clients in litigation outside the U.S. and in recovering assets transferred outside the U.S.

Shalom also advises clients with respect to intellectual property, derivatives and other sophisticated issues relating to bankruptcy and insolvency cases and has represented numerous clients in out-of-court restructurings and receiverships.

Representative Experience

  • Agriprocessors
  • Allou Holdings
  • Anderson News
  • ARM Financial
  • Baldwin-United
  • Crystal Apparel
  • Cruisephone
  • Decora Industries
  • Delphi Corporation
  • Enron Corp.
  • Granite Funds
  • Hawker Beechcraft
  • K Mart
  • Lehman Brothers
  • LTV Corporation
  • Metaldyne
  • Mid-American Waste
  • Northwest Airlines
  • NVR
  • O'Brien Energy
  • Revco
  • Texaco
  • Trace International
  • Triad Holdings
  • Tronox
  • Virtual Vision
  • WB David
  • Western Union
  • Wextrust Holdings
  • World Access

Professional History

  • Partner, Locke Lord LLP
  • Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Partner, Swidler Berlin, LLP
  • Partner, Shereff Friedman Hoffman & Goodman, LLP