Mr. Jasper represents a wide range of public and private sector clients in insolvency, litigation, and transactional matters. His clients include commercial banks, airports, government entities, insurance companies, and other financial institutions.
Mr. Jasper has counseled debtors, creditors’ committees, and secured and unsecured creditors in major bankruptcy cases. He has also represented creditors, assignees for the benefit of creditors, trustees, and receivers in state insolvency matters.
Mr. Jasper has advised clients on all aspects of CDO, CLO, CBO and other structured finance-related workouts, including issues related to termination of synthetic securities and swap agreements, direct and synthetic commutations, liquidation of collateral, and related disputes.
Prior to joining Rimon, Mr. Jasper was a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, where he served in the firm’s Litigation, Creditors’ Rights and Business Restructuring, Finance and Aviation groups. Earlier, Mr. Jasper was a partner at Dewey &LeBoeuf LLP, where he practiced for twelve years in the areas of bankruptcy, workouts, restructurings, and commercial litigation, focusing his practice on matters relating to structured finance and energy transactions.
“Paul’s deep experience in financial litigation strengthens our growing financial litigation bench in San Francisco that includes Phillip Wang, Pamela Egan, Richard Mooney, Brian Hafter, Scott Raber, Gabriel Gregg, and Jill Penwarden, along with our wider national banking practice,” said Rimon CEO Michael Moradzadeh.
Mr. Jasper received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1997 and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego in 1994, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In 2000, Mr. Jasper studied at the Yeshivat Bat Ayin in Israel focusing on Talmudic law and Hebrew.
Rimon Law, which has 17 offices internationally, is at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.