Morris James announced that Jeffrey R. Waxman has joined the firm's Wilmington office as a partner in its Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights practice. Jeff comes to Morris James from Cozen O’Connor, where he was a member of the firm’s bankruptcy group.
“We are delighted that Jeff has decided to join us, and we are confident that he will enhance our firm’s growth in bankruptcy-related representations. He is an exciting addition because of his broad range of experience in bankruptcy, “ said David H. Williams, managing partner of Morris James.
Jeff's practice focuses on the representation of debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, official committees of equity holders, secured creditors, Chapter 7 trustees, plan administrators, purchasers of assets, and a wide variety of creditor constituencies and interested parties in Chapter 11 cases.
“Morris James LLP has a deep bench of talent and experience in the bankruptcy arena – coupled with a strong footprint in Delaware bankruptcy matters – which makes it a very compelling choice,” noted Jeff. “I look forward to interacting with many other practice groups within Morris James to provide a full and complete package of advice to clients.
Jeff is a recipient of the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Order of the Barristers.
After graduating from University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1998, Jeff clerked for The Honorable Mary F. Walrath, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware and The Honorable Michael J. Kaplan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York. His bar admissions include Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court.