Moshe S. Jacob

Moshe S. Jacob

Associate, Corporate Restructuring; Corporate


Moshe S. Jacob focuses his practice 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 SPACs, targets and placement agents in connection with PIPEs and other de-SPAC matters.

Mr. Jacob’s significant representations include:

Restructuring Transactions

  • 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; and
  • 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.

De-SPAC PIPEs and Other Capital Markets Transactions

  • Embraer and Eve in Eve’s pending $2.4 billion merger with Zanite Acquisition Corp;
  • Amicus Therapeutics in its pending business combination with ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp IV;
  • FaZe Clan in its pending $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; and
  • Janus Henderson in a secondary offering of common stock by its largest stockholder Dai-ichi Life.



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


  • New York

Moshe S. Jacob

Associate, Corporate Restructuring; Corporate