Jay H. Ong



303 Colorado Street
Suite 2600
Austin, TX 78701-3924

O: 512.391.6100
D: 512.391.6124
E: jong@munsch.com

Jay works within the Insolvency, Restructuring Creditors Rights group. He concentrates his practice on bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors rights as well as corporate finance and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience representing various parties in bankruptcy and large business reorganizations including senior lenders, trustees, debtors, committees, receivers, trade creditors, bond holders and insurers in addition to commercial defendants. He is a frequent speaker, lecturer and course instructor on restructuring and commercial litigation issues including for the State Bar of Texas.

Jay has also performed public speaking services on topics of financial management, improving public education and persuasive speaking and writing, and has served as Co-Head Coach of The University of Texas School of Law National Bankruptcy Moot Court competition teams since 2006.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from The University of Texas at Austin

    Graduated with Honors

  • Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School

    Asian American Law Students Association Moot Court


  • Duberstein National Bankruptcy Competition, 2010 Champions, 2012 Champions
  • Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2006-2012


  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

  • The University of Texas School of Law National Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition Team, Co-head Coach
  • The Honorable Larry E. Kelly Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Founding Member / Barrister
  • The University of Texas Jay L. Westbrook Annual Bankruptcy Conference, Planning Committee
  • State Bar of Texas 2015 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Planning Committee
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, Judicial Liaison Committee
  • Turnaround Management Association, Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Austin Asian American Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section, Young Lawyers Committee