Jacob A. Manheimer


Jack devotes his practice primarily to financially distressed situations, creditors' rights and commercial transactions, focusing on creditor-side representation. He regularly represents secured creditors, trade creditors and landlords in Chapter 11 reorganizations, Chapter 7 liquidations and Chapter 13 wage earner cases, out-of-court workouts, and collection matters.

Jack is experienced in negotiating, preparing and implementing agreements to use cash collateral and provide adequate protection of interests in collateral, and litigating contested cash collateral, relief from stay and adequate protection motions and contested plan confirmations. Jack is often called on to develop and implement "exit strategies" for commercial lenders and negotiate, structure and prepare plans of liquidation.

Jack also routinely negotiates settlements of claims and litigates objections to allowance of claims. Jack also often represents buyers of businesses out of bankruptcy and lenders and borrowers in construction, acquisition, term and working capital financing transactions. Jack has experience drafting the full range of documents for commercial transactions.



Fordham University Law School, J.D., Editor, Fordham Law Review, (1983)

Dartmouth College, A.B., (1978)

Bar Admissions


New Hampshire


New York

U.S. District Court, District of Maine

U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First Circuit

125 Years