March 4, 2010

Seasoned bankruptcy and financial restructuring attorney Jason A. Nagi has joined Polsinelli Shughart PC as a shareholder with the firm’s nationally recognized Financial Services Department. Mr. Nagi will focus his practice in bankruptcy and financial restructuring, creditor’s rights, loan enforcement and creditor bankruptcy representation. Mr. Nagi has represented hedge funds, private equity funds, individual businesses, national and international financial institutions, corporate institutional clients and closely held corporations in a variety of financial restructurings, workouts, formal reorganization cases and litigation.

“Polsinelli Shughart has become a national player in financial services through steady, aggressive and deliberate growth,” said Daniel J. Flanigan, chair of the firm’s Financial Services Department. “We expanded to Delaware two years ago, which along with New York, has become the major center for bankruptcy filings. The addition of Jason to our New York office will give a great boost to serve our lender and other clients in the New York bankruptcy and creditors’ rights arena.”

Prior to joining Polsinelli Shughart, Mr. Nagi founded The Nagi Law Group, LLC, a New York boutique bankruptcy and litigation firm where he counseled debtors and creditors in insolvency and represented both entities and individuals in business disputes and negotiations. Mr. Nagi previously practiced bankruptcy with an international law firm, commercial litigation in a mid-sized New York-based law firm and served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York.

“Polsinelli Shughart is an exceptional platform to grow a practice,” said Mr.Nagi. “Its substantial client base, number of experienced attorneys, and deliberate, smart growth make it an exciting place to be. I’m honored to join a firm of this caliber.”

Mr. Nagi graduated with his J.D. in 2000 from Brooklyn Law School where he was named to the Moot Court Honor Society. He earned a BA cum laude from New York University in 1997. He is affiliated with the American Bankruptcy Institute and the New York Institute of Credit.

Mr. Nagi is an excellent source for reporters working on stories about:

· Bankruptcy
· Loan workouts
· Financial restructuring
· Creditor’s rights
· Bankruptcy litigation

For more information contact Heather McMichael, Public Relations Manager, 816-395-0618, or

Bob Inderman, Parris Communications, 816-391-8900,

About Polsinelli Shughart PC

With more than 470 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC ( is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business litigation, financial services, real estate, business law, construction, life sciences, health care, and labor and employment. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients regionally, nationally and worldwide, Polsinelli Shughart is known for successfully applying forward-thinking strategies for both straightforward and complex legal matters. The firm has 13 offices located in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Wilmington, Delaware; Chicago and Edwardsville, Illinois; Overland Park and Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield and St. Joseph, Missouri; New York City; and Washington, D.C.