Jeffrey A. Marks

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Offices Cincinnati
Phone 513.723.4482
Fax 513.852.8491

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Jeff is a retired partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office where he was a member of the finance, energy and real estate group. He led the Cincinnati office's bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice, having more than 40 years of experience in bankruptcy and insolvency law. His insolvency practice focused on Chapter 11 reorganizations and other commercial bankruptcy proceedings and litigation; debtors’ and creditors’ rights; and out of court workouts and restructurings. Jeff also counseled clients involved in secured lending and related workout arrangements, with emphasis in personal property/asset based lending activities, including senior secured, mezzanine, first/second lien and unitranche financings, complex intercreditor and subordination agreements, and debt sales, Article 9 enforcement proceedings and other value maximizing strategies.

Jeff is a past president of the Southern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Turnaround Management Association.  He was also a member of the Executive Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar, chair of the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Law Committee, a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, and a member of the Local Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Committee for the Southern District of Ohio.  Jeff is a former principal in the Cincinnati office of Squire Patton Boggs.

Jeff presented on numerous bankruptcy and insolvency related topics, including at the Southern District of Ohio Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar and Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, the University of Cincinnati College of Law – Institute for the Global Practice of Law, the Columbus Bar Association and the Capital University Law School Graduate Program.

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Jeff received his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he served as the student articles editor for the University of Cincinnati Law Review.  He received his B.A. from The Ohio State University.

Jeff is an avid road and trail runner and has run the 2020 and 2021 Boston Marathon, the 2021 New York Marathon and many other marathons and other races.

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