One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004-1408
Chambers: (212) 668-5660
Courtroom Deputy: Lynda Calderon
Law Clerk: Michael Contino
Law Clerk: Alexander Kasnetz
Unless otherwise ordered, matters before Judge Jones shall be conducted in accordance with any Case Management Order entered in the case and, to the extent not inconsistent, the following practices:
Requests for 2004 orders may be submitted ex parte, although the Court prefers such applications to be made on notice to the affected parties, and the Court in its discretion may require notice and/or a hearing. An acceptable form of Rule 2004 order appears here
Parties must provide a copy of every pleading, with exhibits, to Chambers at the time of filing and service, by email to email@example.com. Hard copies are not required unless specifically requested by Chambers. Should a party be unable to email a document due to its size, such party should contact Chambers by email. With respect to a motion to seal, a party should email such motion to Chambers together with a Word version of the proposed order, but the party should not send via email a copy of the highly sensitive document that is the subject of the motion to seal. Such document should be sent to Chambers in hard copy only.
1. Scheduling Order
2. Rule 2004 Order
3. Joint Pretrial Order
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David S. Jones was sworn in as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York on February 19, 2021.
Judge Jones received his A.B. magna cum laude from Brown University in 1985 and his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1990. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Morris E. Lasker, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, from 1990 through 1992. Judge Jones was in private practice in New York from 1992 through 1996. From 1996 until he was appointed to the bench, Judge Jones served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and at different times served as the Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Tax and Bankruptcy Unit; the Office’s Chief Civil Appellate Attorney; and Deputy Chief of the Civil Division. He was awarded the Justice Department’s Director’s Award and the New York City Bar Association’s Henry L. Stimson Medal, among other awards. Judge Jones also served as an instructor at the National Advocacy Center, and an evaluator of U.S. Attorney’s Offices throughout the nation.