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Jonathan M. Horne Murtha Cullina LLP Partner

Partner

Boston
Email: jhorne@murthalaw.com
Phone: 617-457-4085
Fax: 617-482-3868

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., Dean's List, 2008)
  • Wabash College (B.A. in Economics, 2005)

Jonathan M. Horne


Jonathan Horne, a partner at Murtha Cullina, is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group.

In his bankruptcy practice, Jonathan represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of the bankruptcy process. He represents committees, trustees and debtors in connection with commercial bankruptcy and insolvency matters, including initiating and defending bankruptcy litigation, involuntary bankruptcy proceedings, state court receiverships and advising and negotiating in connection with out-of-court workouts and forbearance agreements.

In his litigation practice, Jonathan represents clients’ interests in a wide range of commercial and business disputes, including D&O fiduciary litigation, complex contract and construction disputes in both state and federal court. Jonathan also represents clients in ERISA benefit claims with a focus on representing insurance companies in medical benefit claim cases.

Jonathan received his B.A. from Wabash College and his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law. He has been recognized as a Rising Star by Massachusetts Super Lawyers since 2016.  He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York. 

 

  • 2019-2022 Listed as "Associate to Watch"  in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring law in Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners-Publishing (Chambers.com)
  • 2016-2020 Massacusetts Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for Business Bankruptcy
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Complex Commercial Litigation Section, Co-Chair of Bankruptcy Committee
  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Co-Presenter, “Defending Preference Actions” for the Bankruptcy Section of the Worcester County Bar Association, October 2021

  • Co-Presenter, TROs and Preliminary Injunctions, Financial Poise, July 2021

  • Presenter, "Recent Bankruptcy Cases Of Interest," BBA Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference, May 2021

  • Presenter, “Divorce Issues in Bankruptcy,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) 2nd Annual Academy Academy September 2017

  • Panel Speaker, "Settling a Case in the Shadow of Bankruptcy,’" Massachusetts Bar Association, December 2016

  • Presenter, “TelexFree - How We Got Here and Where We Are Going,” Boston Bar Association, October 2014

  • Panel Speaker, Bankruptcy Law: MCLE BasicsPlus, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, September 2015
  • Co-author, A "Pro-Creditor" Supreme Court Decision That Does No Favor for Banks, CommunityBankingInsights.com (2017)
  • Co-author, Structured Dismissals in Bankruptcy, New England Bankruptcy Law 2015, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (2015)
  • Author, “You've Been WARNED: Private-Equity Liability for Portfolio Company Layoffs,” ABI Journal (2013)
  • Co-author, “In re Boston Generating, LLC: Case Study of a Failed LBO, American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference" (2013)
  • Co-author, “The Current State of Deepening Insolvency, American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference" (2013)

 

Overview

Jonathan Horne, a partner at Murtha Cullina, is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group.

In his bankruptcy practice, Jonathan represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of the bankruptcy process. He represents committees, trustees and debtors in connection with commercial bankruptcy and insolvency matters, including initiating and defending bankruptcy litigation, involuntary bankruptcy proceedings, state court receiverships and advising and negotiating in connection with out-of-court workouts and forbearance agreements.

In his litigation practice, Jonathan represents clients’ interests in a wide range of commercial and business disputes, including D&O fiduciary litigation, complex contract and construction disputes in both state and federal court. Jonathan also represents clients in ERISA benefit claims with a focus on representing insurance companies in medical benefit claim cases.

Jonathan received his B.A. from Wabash College and his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law. He has been recognized as a Rising Star by Massachusetts Super Lawyers since 2016.  He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York. 

 

Recognition
  • 2019-2022 Listed as "Associate to Watch"  in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring law in Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners-Publishing (Chambers.com)
  • 2016-2020 Massacusetts Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for Business Bankruptcy
Memberships
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Complex Commercial Litigation Section, Co-Chair of Bankruptcy Committee
  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
Speaking Engagements
  • Co-Presenter, “Defending Preference Actions” for the Bankruptcy Section of the Worcester County Bar Association, October 2021

  • Co-Presenter, TROs and Preliminary Injunctions, Financial Poise, July 2021

  • Presenter, "Recent Bankruptcy Cases Of Interest," BBA Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference, May 2021

  • Presenter, “Divorce Issues in Bankruptcy,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) 2nd Annual Academy Academy September 2017

  • Panel Speaker, "Settling a Case in the Shadow of Bankruptcy,’" Massachusetts Bar Association, December 2016

  • Presenter, “TelexFree - How We Got Here and Where We Are Going,” Boston Bar Association, October 2014

  • Panel Speaker, Bankruptcy Law: MCLE BasicsPlus, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, September 2015
Publications
  • Co-author, A "Pro-Creditor" Supreme Court Decision That Does No Favor for Banks, CommunityBankingInsights.com (2017)
  • Co-author, Structured Dismissals in Bankruptcy, New England Bankruptcy Law 2015, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (2015)
  • Author, “You've Been WARNED: Private-Equity Liability for Portfolio Company Layoffs,” ABI Journal (2013)
  • Co-author, “In re Boston Generating, LLC: Case Study of a Failed LBO, American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference" (2013)
  • Co-author, “The Current State of Deepening Insolvency, American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference" (2013)

 

Bar & Court Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Education
  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., Dean's List, 2008)
  • Wabash College (B.A. in Economics, 2005)
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