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Carl "Chuck" N. Kunz, III

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Carl (“Chuck”) N. Kunz, III has nearly 20 years of experience representing all types of creditors in bankruptcy courts around the country and representing litigation clients in Delaware state and federal Courts.

In bankruptcy matters, Chuck represents both secured and unsecured creditors, clients in bankruptcy-related preference, and fraudulent conveyance litigation. In addition to representing parties in bankruptcy matters, Chuck assists creditors seeking to enforce rights against debtors. Chuck has tried jury and bench trials in all Delaware Courts, where he has represented parties in contract and commercial disputes and defended commercial tort cases. He has authored articles related to the practice of bankruptcy for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal

In addition to his bankruptcy related work, Chuck also co-chairs the firm’s Data Privacy and Information Governance Group with Tom Hanson. In this role, Chuck advises companies and clients on data security, data management, privacy and appropriate exercise of fiduciary duties when dealing with privacy and data management issues. Chuck has earned his Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) as a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and is a member of the Technology Forum of Delaware and the The Richard K. Herrmann Technology American Inn of Court. Chuck is a frequent author and speaker on issues relating to privacy, data management, and recent developments in Delaware law and legislation relating to these issues.

In Chambers USA (2013) - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chuck was described as being "very careful and adept in court" where he is noted for his courtroom presence.

In Chambers USA (2012) - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chuck received accolades for his "years of proven experience" and for his "strong and prompt communication skills."

Chambers USA (2011) reported, "Carl Kunz also earns recognition for his creditor work. He is an experienced litigator, and clients welcome his clear legal acumen and responsiveness, saying he is 'a good example of the ideal outside counsel.'"


Professional Affiliations

Delaware State Bar Association
Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Delaware Board of Bar Examiners
International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US) 

Community Affiliations

Pro Bono attorney working with the Delaware Office of the Child Advocate
American Alpine Club
Appalachian Mountain Club
Boy Scouts of America

Recent Matters

Atlas Air, Inc. et al. (Tampa, FL)
Counsel for Mortgagee, Subordination Agent and Pass-Through Trustee for certain Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates (EETC) transactions in connection with this multi-billion dollar restructuring of aircraft business and leases.

United States Mineral Products Company (Wilmington, DE)
Delaware co-counsel for Chapter 11 Trustee appointed over this manufacturer of spray applied fire resistant material.  Major issues involved creating 524(g) trust for resolving and administering past and future asbestos related claims.

FKF Madison Park Group Owner, LLC, et al. (Wilmington, DE)
Lead trial counsel for plaintiffs in Green Bridge Capital, S.A. et al. v. Ira Shapiro in contested corporate-control litigation.  Following expedited litigation, including discovery and trial, judgment was entered in favor of plaintiffs.

Robbins Bros. Corporation (Wilmington, DE) 
Delaware co-counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in this bankruptcy case of the largest chain of engagement ring stores in the United States.

Global Aviation Holdings, Inc. et al. (Wilmington, DE)
Delaware co-counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in this restructuring of providers of military, cargo, passenger and commercial charter air transportation services.

Landlord representations.
Lead counsel for commercial landlords in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States including Delaware, New York, Florida, California, Michigan, Illinois, Tennessee, Georgia, Arizona.

Preference and Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation. 
Lead counsel and Delaware co-counsel for defendants in preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation throughout the United States including Delaware, Florida, Tennessee, California, Arizona, Colorado, New York, Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Illinois.

News & Media Mentions

Carl Kunz is well respected for his high-quality work in written documents and is recognized as "a quick study." Sources report that although "he facilitates resolutions and doesn't rush to litigate," he is "very good in court," and continually seeks the best interests of his clients. - Chambers USA 2014

Practice areas


Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US)

Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Chambers USA, Recognized for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2008-2016

Best Lawyers®, 2013-2017

The Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Achievement Award: “For exemplary recent contribution to Access to Justice services and standing as a role model to other attorneys,” 2012 Recipient

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating


Delaware, 1993

United States District Court, District of Delaware

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1993

University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1988