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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 is a member of Polsinelli’s Financial Services Litigation, and FinTech and Regulation practice groups. 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 and New Jersey. 

Jason is a Forbes, Crypto & Blockchain contributor, the host and creator of the CryptoCharacters podcast, has authored numerous articles on FinTech issues, is a frequent speaker at conferences and is a member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance advisory board.
  • Counsel to securitized trust in foreclosure and workout of $45 million loan collateralized by 16 building cooperative in New York.
  • Counsel to securitized trusts in foreclosure and workout of distressed loan portfolio in excess of $47 million, to 17 related borrowers, collateralized by, approximately, 17 properties located in New Jersey. 
  • Counsel to securitized trust in foreclosure and workout of a loan in excess of $57 million collateralized by retail project in New York.
  • Counsel to lender on a $78 million second lien loan collateralized by a New York development project in foreclosure action commenced by senior lender on a loan exceeding $260 million.
  • 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.