James L. Day


Bush Kornfeld LLP
601 Union Street
Suite 5000
Seattle, WA 98101

Tel: 206.521.3858

Email: jday@bskd.com
Web: www.bushkornfeld.com

Jim Day specializes in the resolution of complex commercial creditor-debtor issues, emphasizing the representation of companies and individuals in chapter 11 reorganizations, chapter 9 debt adjustments and out-of-court workout negotiations and agreements.

Jim has significant experience in the residential, commercial and retail real estate sectors, including multiple engagements involving a dozen or more lenders holding claims aggregating over $100 million, and in other industries including manufacturing, tech, fishing and maritime and franchised restaurants. Jim has been named a Super Lawyer by Washington Law & Politics each year since 2003, and was named 2020 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation-Bankruptcy by Best Lawyers.

Chambers USA, an independent directory that researches and assesses law firms and lawyers in America, calls Jim a “wonderful … incredibly competent debtors’ attorney … at the forefront of big cases in the city.”

Jim has been named Chambers USA’s America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy Section 2022; Martindale Hubbell A V-rated; Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in Litigation-Bankruptcy Law (Seattle, Washington, 2020); Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Seattle, Washington, 2022); Best Lawyers® The Best Lawyers in America 2012–2023 editions (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law/Insolvency and Reorganization Law); Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers® 2001–2022; Seattle Business Magazine’s Best Business Lawyers, Bankruptcy Section; Seattle Magazine’s Top Lawyers, Bankruptcy Law Section.

Since 1992, Bush Kornfeld has helped large and small companies master their financial challenges.

The firm’s practice focuses almost exclusively on commercial debtor and creditor issues, with an emphasis on representing companies in out-of-court workouts, restructuring, receiverships, and as debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. Bush Kornfeld is consistently named as a tier 1 restructuring and bankruptcy law firm in both Chambers and U.S. News.

Our attorneys routinely represent companies, creditors, creditor committees and trustees. We have significant experience solving financial problems in a wide variety of fields, including tech, commercial fishing, telecom, wood products, retail, grocery, biotech, dairy and agriculture, and distributorships and financing institutions.