Morris James is pleased to announce Brya M. Keilson has joined the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group in the Wilmington office. Brya counsels clients on commercial bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency matters. She represents Chapter 11 debtors, insurers in all facets of bankruptcy-related issues, creditors’ committees, liquidating trustees, trade creditors and financial institutions, purchasers of assets, and both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous avoidance actions, including preference and fraudulent transfer actions.
Outside of bankruptcy, Brya represents receivers and assignees in assignments for the benefit of creditors. In her representation of corporate clients, she handles asset purchase deals and works with banks in front-end lending and workouts. She also has experience in commercial litigation, real estate matters, loan transactions, and corporate acquisitions.
Prior to joining Morris James, Brya was a trial attorney in the Office of the U.S. Trustee where she represented the U.S. Trustee for Region 3 in Chapter 11 and 7 cases pending in Delaware. Brya leverages the institutional knowledge gained through this experience in the counsel she provides to her bankruptcy clients.
Brya earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 2004 where she was a Staff Writer and Managing Editor of the Villanova Law Review. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Haverford College.