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About Jason

Over the last 12 years, Jason Cohen has represented corporate debtors and senior and junior secured creditors in all phases of corporate debt restructurings, including negotiating out-of-court workouts and litigating in-court Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases with assets ranging from $20 million to more than $1 billion. Jason has often advised parties on debt and equity financing, as well as asset sales. 

Prior to joining Bracewell, Jason served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marvin Isgur of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Jason was selected as one of only twelve “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers” by Beard Group’s Turnarounds & Workouts in 2014 and again in 2016.                                       


Publications and Speeches

“I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream at Preference Claims,” ABA Business Law Today, October 2, 2018

“US Workers Struggle Even as Prices Rebound,” CCTV America, July 21, 2016.

“A&D Buyside,” Oil & Gas Investor, May 1, 2016.

“As US Shale Drillers Suffer, Even the Bankrupt Keep Pumping Oil,” Reuters, April 1, 2016.

“‘Shale-ionaires’ Suffering from Wave of Bankrupt Oil Drillers,” Bloomberg News, May 20, 2015.

“Bankrupt TMT Can Seek Release Of Creditor-Seized Ships,” Law360, December 6, 2013.

“TMT Creditor Seeks Bankruptcy Court's Nod To Sell Ship,” Law360, November 26, 2013.

“Bankrupt TMT Dodges Creditors' Bad Faith Complaints,” Law360, July 22, 2013.

“Tide Gas Wins Bid To Halt $120M Arcapita Claim Fight,” Law360, July 18, 2013.

“Ship Seizures Push TMT Group Into Bankruptcy,” Law360, June 21, 2013.

“Creditor Calls for Bankruptcy Trustee for Arcapita Unit,” Reuters, March 13, 2013.

“Natural Gas Co. Wants Trustee For Arcapita Subsidiary,” Law360, March 11, 2013.

“Deep Marine Technology,” Turnaround Management Association Houston Chapter, February 1, 2012.



The University of Texas School of Law,
with honors
Tulane University,
Bachelor of Arts
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions



State Bar of Texas



US workers struggle even as prices rebound

July 21, 2016
CCTV America Online




The Legal 500 United States
Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate, 2017 - 2019 (Next Generation Lawyer, 2017 - 2019)
Woodward/White, Inc.
Best Lawyers
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2019 - 2020
Beard Group, Inc.
Turnarounds & Workouts
Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer, 2016; Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer, 2014
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate Guide
Rising Star: Restructuring and Insolvency, 2016 - 2020
ALM Media Properties, LLC
Texas Lawyer
Lawyer on the Rise, 2016