Jason B. Binford

Partner, Financial Restructuring and Reorganization
Dallas
2021 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75201
t 214.999.4715 f 214.999.4667
jbinford@gardere.com

Jason Binford is a partner in Gardere’s financial restructuring and reorganization practice group and a member of the Firm’s global supply network industry team. He works with franchisors, franchisees and related parties to provide workable, real-world solutions to deal with financial distress. Jason draws on his experience as a corporate litigator and an attorney board certified in business bankruptcy law to assist in every aspect of a financial reorganization, whether inside or outside the courtroom. His understanding of, and experience with, complicated issues of franchise law provides an uncommon level of agility and legal sophistication in these matters. Jason’s experience also extends beyond franchise issues, including the representations of debtors, creditor committees, lenders, creditors and every other meaningful stakeholder in large to mid-size Chapter 7 and 11 cases across a diverse set of industries. He has been recognized through board certifications from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the American Board of Certification, as well as being named a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters every year since 2011.

Jason is actively involved in the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, where he has published multiple articles in the Franchise Law Journal and serves as the publication’s associate editor. He is currently co-editing a book for the American Bar Association that covers the varied intersections between franchise and bankruptcy law, scheduled to be published in 2018. In addition, Jason is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, including recent presentations on insolvency and workout issues at the Forum on Franchising’s annual conference, and on agricultural law issues at the Fort Worth Cattle Raisers Convention. 

Active in the community, Jason currently serves as a Barrister in the John C. Ford American Inn of Court. In addition, he is a recipient of the Dallas Bar Association Jo Ann Moreland Outstanding Committee Chair Award for his service as co-chair of the Pro Bono Activities Committee.

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