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Jason Reed


3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4140

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 2013

Leadership & Community

  • Minnesota State Bar Association: Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Election Protection Coalition: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer


Jason Reed focuses his legal practice on corporate trustee representation, issues relating to corporate trust litigation, and bankruptcy concerns. His varied bankruptcy practice includes representation of both secured and unsecured creditors as well as representation of creditors' committees, in addition to defending preference litigation. Jason's practice further includes commercial financing transactions such as commercial lending and asset-based lending. Prior to joining Maslon, he clerked for the Honorable Robert Littlefield, Jr. at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York.

Jason holds a bachelor's degree in integrative physiology from the University of Colorado and earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School. During law school, Jason served as lead managing editor of the Journal of Law and Inequality and was the recipient of the Kent Wennerstrom Award – Outstanding Student Director 2012-2013. After graduation, Jason taught the University of Minnesota Law School's Civil Practice Clinic course throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.


  • Counsel to indenture trustee for $8.3 billion of bonds issued by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.
  • Counsel to indenture trustee for $170 million in unsecured notes issued by bank holding company in chapter 11 restructuring.
  • Counsel to indenture trustee for $325 million in secured notes in chapter 11 reorganization of gas and exploration and production corporation.
  • Counsel to borrower of syndicated credit facility in excess of $60 million.
  • Counsel to agent and lender for multi-national credit facility in excess of $130 million secured by real estate in multiple countries.
  • Counsel to agent and lender for syndicated credit facility in excess of $750 million.
  • Successfully represented plaintiff bank in suit against agent for payment of post-petition interest owed by agent in related to chapter 7 liquidation.
  • Representation of creditors' committee in liquidation of waste disposal and recycling service. 
  • In re: Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (Bankr. D. Minn. 2015). Assisted with the representation of the Committee of Parish Creditors, comprised of over 100 parishes facing hundreds of clergy abuse claims, in the Archdiocese Chapter 11 reorganization. Obtained tens of millions of dollars in insurance coverage settlements under missing insurance policies, which settlements were part of the $210 million settlement of Archdiocese and Parish clergy abuse claims, and represented the largest settlement by a diocese in bankruptcy to date in the United States.


Recognized on Minnesota Rising Stars list as part of the Super Lawyers® selection process, 2019-2021 (Minnesota Rising Stars is a designation given to only 2.5 percent of Minnesota attorneys each year, based on a selection process that includes the recommendation of peers in the legal profession.)

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2016-2017 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

June 1, 2012


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