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

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.

  • Co-author, "A 'Pro-Creditor' Supreme Court Decision That Does No Favor for Banks," (2017)

  • Co-author, "Structured Dismissals in Bankruptcy, New England Bankruptcy Law 2015," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (2015)

  • “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)

  • Co-Presenter, "Obtaining Preliminary Relief in Bankruptcy Litigation," Worcester County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section (April 2024)

  • Co-Presenter, "Litigation Basics 2024/TROs and Preliminary Injunctions," Financial Poise (January 2024)

  • Co-Presenter, “Defending Preference Actions,” Worcester County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section (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 (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)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association

    • Complex Commercial Litigation Section

    • Bankruptcy Committee, Co-chair

  • Boston Bar Association

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Areas of Focus