Fox Rothschild LLP

L. Jason Cornell


West Palm Beach, FL

Wilmington, DE



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Jason has a diverse litigation practice, representing clients in civil and commercial litigation in Florida’s state and federal courts.  In commercial litigation, Jason’s clients include:

  • Employers and employees in non-compete litigation
  • Creditors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Commercial landlords and real estate investors
  • Lenders, contractors and equipment lessors

Jason also represents clients in matrimonial and family law litigation, handling matters that involve:

  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Child custody, support and visitation
  • Alimony and equitable distribution of marital property
  • Domestic violence

Before Fox Rothschild

Jason was vice president in the Private Client Division of Bernstein Global Wealth Management, a $700 billion asset manager, where he advised families and institutions, as well as their respective trusts, foundations and endowments.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Jason has provided years of volunteer service representing or serving on boards of organizations dedicated to abused and dependent children, children on the autistic spectrum and grandparents who have custody of their grandchildren. 

Client Resources

South Florida Trial Blog
To successfully navigate South Florida’s court system, it’s key to have a trusted team of experienced trial litigators to help you tackle complex legal issues throughout the region. Attorneys in our West Palm Beach office possess extensive knowledge of the commercial litigation, corporate bankruptcy and other issues that wind their way through the courts in South Florida. Their blog provides informed analysis and insight into cases, decisions, rules and other matters that could impact your company's claims and defenses in civil courts, bankruptcy courts and other forums.
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Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation Blog
Jason shares his knowledge of Delaware bankruptcy proceedings in a blog entitled, "Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation." He offers his take on corporate bankruptcy proceedings not only in Delaware but throughout the United States, as well as industry insight on topics such as preference litigation, tenant bankruptcy and defending avoidance litigation.
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Florida Non-Compete Agreements - An Employer's Desk Reference
In this reference, Jason provides pertinent information for employers and employees regarding non-compete agreements in Florida.  
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The Commercial Landlord's Bankruptcy Desk Reference
As the economy fluctuates, tenant bankruptcies become a greater risk for commercial landlords. Yet some landlords are not familiar with the rights provided to them under the Bankruptcy Code, nor are they aware of the protections provided to a tenant in bankruptcy. For example, certain lease provisions are unenforceable once a tenant files for bankruptcy. Should a landlord attempt to exercise its rights under the lease without first seeking approval from the bankruptcy court, the landlord may be subject to strong sanctions. This booklet provides landlords with the questions and answers they should consider when a commercial tenant files for bankruptcy.
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A Preference Reference: Common Issues that Arise in Delaware Preference Litigation
Under Chapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code, a trustee, debtor or assignee of the debtor may recover payments made by the debtor during the ninety days prior to the commencement of a bankruptcy proceeding. The policy behind allowing plaintiffs to bring preference claims is twofold: (i) to discourage creditors from aggressive attempts at collecting from a debtor and (ii) to distribute assets evenly among all creditors by recovering payments that constitute “avoidable transfers.”
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Family Law

Bar Admissions




J.D., Widener University School of Law, 1999

B.S., Florida State University, 1993

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Delaware


American Bar Association

Delaware State Bar Association

Delaware Trial Lawyers Association

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