Jonathan L. Hauser


Virginia Beach
Business Phone: 757.687.7768
Business Fax: 757.687.7701


Jonathan Hauser concentrates his law practice in the area of Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reorganization and related restructuring. His practice also includes a wide variety of commercial litigation arising out of or related to commercial bankruptcies or insolvencies.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member: Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association (Past President)
  • Virginia State Bar (Second District Committee, 1989-1993; Secretary, Bankruptcy Law Section, 1994 Member, Bankruptcy Board of Governors, 1991-1994)

Rankings and Recognition

  • Recognized as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Virginia by Chambers USA (2016-2017).
  • Selected by Law & Politics as a Virginia Super Lawyer in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debt Rights (2009-2011, 2014-2016); Selected for inclusion in the July/August 2010 Law & Politics’ Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition.
  • Named "Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year - Norfolk, VA " by Best Lawyers (2018).
  • Recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2009-2018), Litigation - Bankruptcy (2011-2018).
  • Named to Virginia Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" in Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights (2003, 2016) and in Bankruptcy Law (2008-2015).
  • Achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.



  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1979
  • College of William and Mary, A.B., 1976

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Tax Court