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Jeffrey R. Waxman

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Jeffrey R. Waxman is a partner in the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group of Morris James.  Jeff represents debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, official committees of equity holders, secured creditors, plan administrators, liquidating trustees, purchasers of assets, and a wide variety of creditor constituencies and interested parties in Chapter 11 cases. Jeff also represents Chapter 7 trustees, and plaintiffs and defendants in bankruptcy-related preference and fraudulent transfer litigation. Prior to entering private practice, Jeff served as law clerk to The Honorable Mary F. Walrath, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware, and to The Honorable Michael J. Kaplan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York. 

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Business Law Section
American Bankruptcy Institute

Community Affiliations

Board Member, SODAT Delaware, Inc.
Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court

Recent Matters

Counsel to Morris Schneider Wittstadt, LLC, et al., seven related debtors in Chapter 11

Co-Counsel Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Vertellus Specialties Inc., et al

Co-Counsel The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in AmCad Holdings, LLC

Counsel in The Play, Inc., Debtor, in Chapter 11

Co-Counsel to The Official Committee of Noteholders in Edgenet, Inc. 

Counsel to The Official Committee of Equity Security Holders in the case of MiddleBrook Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Counsel to The Official Creditors’ Committee and Liquidation Trustee in the case of MaxJet Airways, Inc.

Counsel to significant creditor and plan proponent in Dvorkin Holdings, LLC

Counsel to a secured lender who successfully opposed a Chapter 11 debtor’s proposed plan of reorganization

Counsel to the largest unsecured creditor and party to the plan support agreement in the case of UniTek Global Services

Counsel to a general contractor for multiple projects in connection with an insolvent subcontractor

Counsel to a landlord of multiple locations in a chain of lube-and-tune stores in Chapter 11

Counsel to foreign representatives of a liquidating bankruptcy estate

Counsel to multiple suppliers in the case of AWI Delaware, Inc.

Counsel to multiple governmental entities, including a state, cities, school districts, and taxing entities, in various bankruptcy proceedings, including avoidance actions and other adversary proceedings, lease issues, and claims litigation

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Delaware Today® "Top Lawyers," 2015

Recipient of ABI Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy

Order of the Barristers


The Honorable Mary F. Walrath, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware

The Honorable Michael J. Kaplan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York


U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

United States District Court, District of Delaware

United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Delaware, 2001

Pennsylvania, 1999


University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1998

Temple University, B.A., 1995