Steven D. Jerome

Steven D. Jerome: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • One Arizona Center, 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Biography

Steven Jerome’s practice primarily focuses on assisting clients (both debtors and creditors) with solving problems pertaining to insolvency and potential insolvency situations. His services include assessing businesses’ solvency and potential restructuring options from a legal and economic perspective, evaluating the assets reachable by creditors and competing creditors’ claims to available assets, reviewing and enforcing creditor’s rights, and protecting clients’ rights in state or federal courts. In addition, Steve has significant experience in providing bankruptcy advice on transactional matters, including non-consolidation, true sale, perfection and preference bankruptcy opinion.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Identifying Defenses Arising From A Plaintiff's Bankruptcy, Co-Author, Law360 (August 2, 2012)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bankruptcy Litigation (2013-2019)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2010-2018)

Community Involvement

•Catholic Community Foundation, Board of Directors (2014-2017), Executive Committee (2014-2017)
•Dress for Success Phoenix, Board of Directors (2009-2013)

Other Professional Experience

•United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Nebraska, Judicial Law Clerk for Hon. Timothy J. Mahoney (1997-1998)

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 02
Snell & Wilmer Partners with JP Morgan Chase For Veterans Service Day

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 02
Identifying Defenses Arising From A Plaintiff's Bankruptcy

Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Jun 20
Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Jun 22
Sixty-Seven Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers 2010

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Bankruptcy and Reorganization
  • Foreclosure and Collection
  • Receiverships

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6344  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
Leavy School of Business, Santa Clara University, B.S., 1994
Law School Attended:
Creighton University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Year of First Admission:
1998
Admission:
United States District Court, District of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; United States District Court, District of Colorado; United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; Supreme Court of Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Section, Chair (2006-2007)
•Bankruptcy Section, Chair-Elect (2005-2006)
•Legislative Committee, Bankruptcy Section, Co-Chair (2004-2005)
•Local Rules Committee and Commercial Rules Sub-Committee
•Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Master (2013-Present), Barrister (2012-2013)
•American Bankruptcy Institute
•American Bar Association

Birth Information:
Scottsdale, Arizona, October 11, 1971
Reported Cases:
Representative Experience: Representative Cases Lead attorney for numerous financial institutions with respect to bankruptcy, receivership and creditor's rights litigation; Lead attorney for Official Unsecured Creditors Committee Arizona Heart Institute, Ltd Chapter 11 bankruptcy; Chapter 11 Trustee McCallister Properties LLC and affiliated Chapter 11 debtors; Lead bankruptcy attorney for officer/minority shareholder in Dexter Distributing, contested Chapter 11 proceedings, resulting in confirmation of successful acquisition Chapter 11 Plan, which resulted in acquisition of operating company; Lead debtor's attorney Prosoft Learning Corporation, successful Chapter 11 reorganization of public company; Lead attorney for Washington Glass, secured and principal creditor in Empire Glass Companies Chapter 11 bankruptcy; Lead attorney for State Court appointed receiver of Mandall Armor Design & Manufacturing, Inc. Lead attorney for Broadcast Development, LLC secured creditor on principal asset (KFNX radio station) in North American Broadcast Chapter 11 bankruptcy; Counsel for debtor in $6.2 billion revenue MicroAge, Inc. bankruptcies including primary responsibility for litigating claim objections and in excess of 300 avoidance actions, which resulted in excess of 100% distribution to creditors; Counsel for creditor the Arab Monetary Fund in international fraud and insolvency cases Significant Opinions Lead bankruptcy attorney with respect to title perfection opinion on $320 million financing facility; Lead bankruptcy attorney with respect to bankruptcy non-consolidation opinions on several real estate financing transactions in excess of $125 million; Lead bankruptcy attorney with respect to bankruptcy opinions on several municipal bond issuances, industrial development authority bond issuances, and other bond issuances in excess of $205 million
ISLN:
913224142

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    One Arizona Center , 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900
    Phoenix, AZ 85004

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