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  • Education
    • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2000, Moot Court Honor Society
    • B.A., cum laude, New York University, 1997, with honors in English
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Jason Nagi charts a path to victory for each of his clients. Jason uses his creditor-focused, finance experience to counsel early stage and mature FinTech companies as well as traditional and non-traditional lenders, in both business ventures and litigation.  In addition to appearing before state courts, and U.S. federal district and bankruptcy courts, Jason regularly counsels companies in applying blockchain technology to their respective industries, fundraising efforts, and regulatory issues.  Jason advises clients on SEC, CFTC, FinCEN, and state-level MSBs, including the issuance of securitized digital assets.   

Jason represents securitized lenders, special servicers, banks, and private lenders in enforcing distressed commercial loans, conducting sales via the Uniform Commercial Code, fraudulent transfer actions, and through every stage of insolvency proceedings. In addition to his experience in Single Asset Real Estate bankruptcy cases, Jason has represented agent banks and majority lenders for syndicated loans, in out-of-court workouts, and both contested and consensual court supervised restructurings. Jason has represented large international corporations, insurance companies, financial institutions, and individual businesses in the federal and state courts in New York. He has substantial experience representing litigants involved in:
  • Commercial foreclosure actions
  • Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Commercial litigation including, real estate, breach of contract, fraud claims 
  • SEC enforcement actions and AML investigations 
  • Financial institution litigation
  • Obtained accelerated payment in full on a judgment of foreclosure and sale in a contested bankruptcy process involving multiple potential bidders.
  • Assisted a client in the purchase of an economic interest in a defaulted loan without slowing down the foreclosure.
  • Assisted a client in negotiating the purchase of an economic interest in a hotel with substantial value on the eve of a foreclosure sale and in a manner that did not require additional motion practice to identify the new purchaser while also avoiding potentially significant delay.
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction and six-figure settlement of fraudulent transfer action seeking to unwind sale of significant real estate.
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction enjoining judgment debtor and transferee from further encumbering real property that was the subject of a fraudulent transfer action. Negotiated a six-figure settlement of this unsecured claim based on a foreign judgment.
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Co-author, Polsinelli BitBlog
August 16, 2019
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Blockchain in 2019: Bankruptcy and Beyond
Speaker, American Bankruptcy Institute – 13th Annual Credit & Bankruptcy Symposium, Uncasville, CT
May 3, 2019
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Future NOW
Speaker, Trigild Spring Conference 2019, Dallas, TX
April 18, 2019
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Author, Crowdfund Insider
March 24, 2019
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Quoted, Crowdfund Insider
March 10, 2019
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Are STOs (Security Token Offering) the new ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings)...and all the Hype!
Panelist, FinTech Week TelAviv
March 4, 2019
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Contributor, Bitcoin Exchange Guide
February 21, 2019
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Quoted, Forbes
February 20, 2019
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November 29, 2018
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November 29, 2018