Jack Spencer is an Associate in McDonald Hopkins’ Strategic Advisory and Restructuring Department. His practice focuses on complex bankruptcy and strategic advisory matters for clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, energy, finance, and retail. Jack has experience representing debtors, creditors and official committees of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, as well as experience representing creditors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings and bringing adversary proceedings and confirmation objections on behalf of lenders. His practice also includes experience advising on commercial litigation and real estate litigation matters.

Jack earned his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi.

Representative Cases & Matters

  • Represented future asbestos claimants’ representative in mass tort bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Defended former executives in fraudulent transfer litigation.
  • Represented directors and officers in chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Argued before North Carolina Court of Appeals on behalf of client in automotive industry.
  • Represented client in preference action. 
  • Represented commercial landlords in bankruptcy proceedings.

Honors & Recognition

Alabama Law and Psychology Review

Staff Member (2016-17)

Editorial Board (2017-18)

Campbell Moot Court Board

CALI Award: Constitutional Law

Bench and Bar Honor Society

Recipient of the Dean’s Discretionary Scholarship



University of Alabama School of Law

University of Mississippi

Admissions – Court

Admissions – State

Professional & Civic

Professional Activities

American Bankruptcy Institute

North Carolina Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Nashville Bar Association

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