- Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2013, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
- Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, executive notes editor
- Miami University, B.A., 2010, magna cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- The Honorable Arthur I. Harris, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2013-2015
Jeff is an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the finance, energy and real estate group. He focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions in bankruptcy, restructuring and workouts and commercial transactions.
His notable experience includes:
- Serving as a law clerk for The Honorable Arthur I. Harris, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Jeff received his J.D. magna cum laude from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was the executive notes editor for the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Miami University.
- 6/22/2016Several Vorys attorneys were speakers at the 2016 Consumer Financial Services Summit on June 22, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.
- 2/25/2016Several Vorys attorneys were speakers at the Vorys Consumer Financial Services Summit on February 25, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- 10/1/2018Lender Risk Calculus in Financing Leveraged 3 Transactions Changes as Supreme Court Shrinks Securities Transactions Participants’ ‘Safe Harbor’ in Bankruptcy Fraudulent Transfer ActionsJeff Marks, a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office, and Jeff Bieszczak, an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office, co-authored the feature article for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section Newsletter Fall 2018 Edition
- Spring 2018Leveraged transactions, such as leveraged buyouts (LBO) and leveraged recapitalizations, carry the risk of being unwound in a later bankruptcy of the party that transferred assets (including granting liens) or incurred obligations in the transaction.
- Spring 2017In a continuing effort to alert our lender clients and other friends to developments in the bankruptcy, restructuring, workout and creditors’ rights space, provided below is a summary of recent noteworthy court decisions.
- Spring 2016Earlier this year, two federal appeals courts decided cases that are significant to lenders whose borrowers are experiencing financial distress. In one case, the court stripped the lender of its secured status because the lender had failed to investigate the borrower’s wrongdoing, despite having notice of suspicious facts.