JENNIFER HAGLE is a transactional bankruptcy lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing clients in bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings. Jennifer is regularly recognized for her knowledge as a bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer and, in particular, her ability to develop creative exit strategies, drive consensus and achieve better-than-expected results efficiently and effectively.
Jennifer’s practice principally focuses on representing holders of senior secured, mezzanine and subordinated debt in both public and private middle market and large cap deals. Jennifer’s clients include banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions in a wide range of industries, including aviation, media, oil and gas, clean energy (ethanol and biofuels), coal and natural gas, technology, internet gaming, retail and restaurants, healthcare, hospitality, real estate and for-profit higher education. In addition to her strong bankruptcy and restructuring knowledge, Jennifer also has significant experience in the area of corporate finance, having represented a number of lenders and borrowers with respect to loan originations and merger and acquisition transactions in non-distressed deals.
In 2017, Jennifer was named a fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers (ACCFL). The American College of Bankruptcy named Jennifer as a fellow for the class of 2015 and as a regent for the Ninth Circuit in 2020. Jennifer is also a contributing author of Collier’s Bankruptcy Practice Guide.
“She really anticipates what clients are going to need and the direction of the case, and tries to get ahead of the matter ” and“she leaves no stone unturned.”Chambers USA 2021
Clients interviewed by Chambers have noted that Jennifer “is super bright and very forward-thinking” and “just fantastic” (2020), “is absolutely fabulous, she is commercially oriented and anticipates clients’ needs” (2019) and “is the whole package as a bankruptcy and restructuring attorney, she knows the law inside out, has great strategic vision, and listens to client concerns very carefully” (2018).