Co-Chair – Corporate and Business Practice Group
Co-Chair – Labor and Employment Practice Group
Co-Chair – Public Sector/Governmental Services Practice Group
Jonathan N. Savage is a partner at Savage Law Partners, LLP and chairs the firm’s Corporate and Business department, Public Sector/Governmental Services department, and Co-chairs the firm’s Receivership and Business Insolvency department. Mr. Savage has extensive experience in all matters relating to business representation including financial and corporate restructuring, labor negotiations and strategy, work-out, debt strategy, transactional work, and creative structuring.
As a Receiver and a Special Master, Mr. Savage has served as the defacto CEO of private companies, a publicly traded corporation, a municipality, a Federal detention facility and a large community hospital. In such roles he was ultimately responsible for all management operations, labor strategy and negotiation, financing and business stabilization. Some of Mr. Savage’s larger more complex cases include: Hopkins Manor, Ltd./Hopkins Health Center: a Rhode Island nursing home facility (property owner) in financial distress exacerbated by Covid 19; Phoenix Houses of New England Inc., a regional substance abuse rehabilitation facility with programs and property in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont, in financial distress exacerbated by Covid 19; Landmark Medical Center: a Rhode Island acute care hospital with revenues in excess of $130 million annually; The City of Central Falls; LJ Crane & Rigging; Nestor Traffic Systems, Inc.-a publicly traded company; American Biophysics Corporation-an internationally traded manufacturing company; Marathon Construction-a large construction company operating in seven states; and Wyatt Federal Detention Center. In resolving these cases, Mr. Savage was responsible for all aspects of their merger/acquisition and/or for negotiating the return to the community. Such duties included vetting partners, facilitating transactions and collaborating with regulators in these often heavily regulated, potentially sensitive industries.
Mr. Savage has extensive experience in matters relating to public sector and governmental services and agencies, often involving regulatory issues and complex government operational issues.
As a prominent leader of the legal community, Mr. Savage has been honored by his peers and judges with the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell which is the highest rating based on both legal ability and ethics.