Moshe S. Jacob

Moshe S. Jacob

Associate, Corporate Restructuring; Corporate


Moshe S. Jacob has extensive experience advising on complex corporate and financial restructurings, advising companies, creditors, investors, purchasers and other parties-in-interest in all stages of restructuring transactions. He also represents companies and financial institutions in connection with go-public transactions, private placement financings and other capital markets matters.

Mr. Jacob’s significant representations include: 

Restructuring Transactions

  • Endo International plc and certain of its affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases involving more than $8.1 billion in funded debt and nearly $1 trillion in asserted claims
  • McClatchy Company, the nation’s second-largest newspaper company, in the $312 million sale of substantially all of its assets through its Chapter 11 cases
  • New Cotai, a partial owner of a Macau casino, in its successful Chapter 11 balance sheet restructuring that resolved over $850 million of outstanding bond debt
  • Party City in its out-of-court debt restructuring involving an exchange offer and rights offering
  • Stearns Lending, a mortgage origination company, in its successful Chapter 11 cases
  • TridentUSA Health Services, a nationwide mobile diagnostics health care provider, in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization, which delevered the company’s balance sheet by approximately $600 million. This matter was named a 2020 TMA Turnaround of the Year by the Turnaround Management Association and Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year ($500MM or more) by The M&A Advisor

Corporate Transactions

  • Chardan NexTech Acquisition 2 Corp. in its $500 million merger with Dragonfly Energy Corp.
  • Vectrus in its $2.1 billion all-stock merger with Vertex Aerospace Services Holding Corp.
  • Embraer and Eve in Eve’s $2.4 billion merger with Zanite Acquisition Corp.
  • FaZe Clan in its $1 billion merger with B. Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp.
  • SIGNA Sports United in its $3.2 billion merger with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation
  • Reinvent Technology Partners Y in its $13 billion merger with Aurora Innovation
  • WeWork in its $9 billion business combination with BowX Acquisition Corp.
  • Credit Suisse and BofA Securities in the $1.6 billion merger of VELO3D and JAWS Spitfire Acquisition Corp.
  • Reinvent Technology Partners in its $6.6 billion merger with Joby Aviation
  • Janus Henderson in a secondary offering of common stock by its largest stockholder Dai-ichi Life

In 2019, Mr. Jacob launched Skadden’s Corporate Restructuring Lunch & Learn initiative, which promotes informal learning, community building and networking opportunities within the corporate restructuring industry and for attorneys from across the firm’s practices. To date, the program has hosted over 100 events and more than 50 individual speakers covering a broad range of key restructuring-related topics.



  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2018 (James Kent Scholar)
  • B.A., Touro College, 2015 (Valedictorian)


  • New York

Moshe S. Jacob

Associate, Corporate Restructuring; Corporate