Jessica Kenney Bonteque


  • Jessica Kenney Bonteque
  • Phone: +1 212 692 1036

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086
  • Duane Morris LLP
    230 Park Avenue, Suite 1130
    New York, NY 10169-0079

Jessica Kenney Bonteque practices in the area of business reorganization and financial restructuring, representing secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, equity holders, purchasers of distressed assets, and other parties in interest in a wide range of restructuring matters, including cases under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, out-of-court restructurings and cross-border insolvency proceedings.

Ms. Kenney Bonteque has represented creditors and debtors faced with insolvency situations in a variety of industries, including healthcare, transportation, shipping, retail, gaming, oil & gas, storage, farming and dairy, and food and beverage. She has also participated in a wide variety of litigation in federal and state courts involving fraudulent conveyance actions, breaches of fiduciary duty, secured and unsecured financings, letters of credit, foreclosures and the enforcement of guaranties.

Ms. Kenney Bonteque is a 2008 graduate of Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and a cum laude graduate of Northern Arizona University.


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., 2008
  • Northern Arizona University, B.S., cum laude, 2005


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2023-present
  • Moses & Singer LLP
    - Partner, 2019-2023
    - Associate, 2016-2018
  • Andante Law Group PLLC
    - Associate, 2012-2016
  • McCarthy Holthus Levine PC
    - Associate, 2009-2012
  • Wilson-Goodman & Fong PC
    - Associate, 2008-2009

Board Memberships

  • Board Member, New York International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

Professional Activities

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

  • MSI Global Future Leaders

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2023 and 2024

  • M&A Advisors Healthcare Deal of the Year, 2017

  • Turnaround Management Association: Turnaround of the Year Award for a Mid-Size Company, 2017

  • Listed in New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars

  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers: Rising Stars

  • Listed in Arizona Business Magazine Top Lawyers List – Generation Next, 2014

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Arc of the Bankruptcy Process: Part Three - Confirmation," Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors Annual Conference, June 7, 2024
  • Speaker, "Privilege Issues in Bankruptcy," American Bankruptcy Institute Conference, April 20, 2024