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Jordan Chavez

Jordan Chavez is an associate in the Restructuring Practice Group of Haynes and Boone. Since joining the firm, she has represented debtors, secured creditors, and unsecured creditors in a wide range of corporate restructurings. Jordan has experience in a broad range of industries, including cryptocurrency, restaurant, retail, energy, healthcare, logistics, construction, and lodging. Jordan has primarily served as counsel to chapter 11 debtors and has also assisted creditors with in and out of court workouts, bankruptcy litigation, and counterparty insolvency.

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  • Representation of BlockFi Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries in their Chapter 11 cases pending in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.
  • Representation of a nationwide retailer in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization that resulted in payment in full to creditors and reinstatement of equity.
  • Representation of the purchaser of the assets of bankrupt storage company Great Value Storage for a purchase price of over $575 million.
  • Representation of a multiple nationwide retailers in Chapter 11, including in successful asset sales and post-confirmation litigation and claims reconciliation.
  • State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section: Secretary, 2024-2025
  • State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section: VP – Communications and Publication, 2022-2024
  • State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section: Young Lawyers Committee Chair, 2022-2023
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, NextGen Class of 2023
  • Dallas Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers: Membership Committee
  • Turnaround Management Association: NextGen Committee  
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2023-2024
  • “Chapter 11 Tactics: Is That Coercion or Just a Bankruptcy Thing?” NCBJ Behind the Bench Panel, March 26, 2024 
  • “But Wait, There’s More? Post-Confirmation Pitfalls in Chapter 11, panelist, State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section Webinar, October 19, 2023
  • "Crypto Assets in Bankruptcy," co-author and panelist, State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Bench Bar, June 6, 2023.
  • “Prepackaged Retail Cases in the Post-Amazon and COVID-19 Era,” co-author and panelist, 14th Annual Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, April 2021.
  • “Increased U.S. Trustee Fees: As Inevitable as Death and Taxes?” co-author, 38th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, November 2019.
  • “Trailblazing an Industry: The Potential Effects and Defects of Autonomous Vehicles and the Need for Legislation in Texas,” author, 49 Tex. Tech. L. Rev. 903, 2017.


J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2018, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Texas Tech Law Review; Board 50, Order of Barristers, National Order of Scribes, 2018 American College of Bankruptcy Distinguished Law Student for the Fifth Circuit

B.A., Texas Tech University, 2015, magna cum laude


Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Chief Bankruptcy Judge Ronald B. King, 2018-2019



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U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

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