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"I strive to provide practical, efficient and economical solutions to my clients." - Chuck Kunz

Carl "Chuck" N. Kunz, III

Partner

Overview

Chuck Kunz, chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Group at Morris James, has served as a bankruptcy and creditors' rights attorney for over 25 years. He is an experienced attorney with a reputation for providing clients with tenacious and skilled representation. 

In his practice, Chuck represents secured and unsecured creditors, asset purchasers, debtors, and creditors’ committees in complex bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors' rights matters. Chuck also handles bankruptcy-related preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation. Chuck assists creditors seeking to enforce rights against non-bankrupt debtors. Over the years, 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.

Professional Affiliations

Delaware State Bar Association
Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Delaware Board of Bar Examiners

Recent Matters

ATOPTECH, Inc. (Wilmington, DE)
Co-counsel to successful purchaser of assets.

American Hospice Management Holdings, LLC (Wilmington, DE)
Co-counsel to DIP lender and successful purchaser of Hospice facilities. 

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.

Punch Bowl Social (PBS BrandCo LLC) (Wilmington, DE)
Lead Counsel to Debtors

Patriot National, Inc.
Co-counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.

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.


Publications

Articles & Publications

News & Events

News & Events

Community

Community

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

Recognition

Honors

Best Lawyers, 2013-2021

Chambers USA, Recognized for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2008-2020

Delaware Today Top Lawyer, 2018-2019 (Business Bankruptcy)

Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US)

Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

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

T 302.888.6811
F 302.571.1750

Admissions

Delaware, 1993

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware

U.S. District Court, District of Delaware

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Education

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

University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1988

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