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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 is the Chair of Morris James’ Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group and 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.

Chuck represents secured and unsecured creditors, asset purchasers, insurance companies, intellectual property licensors and licensees, lenders, debtors, and creditors’ committees in complex bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors' rights matters.  He also handles bankruptcy-related preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation and 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

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.

Boy Scouts of America (Wilmington, DE)
Bankruptcy counsel for certain insurance companies providing policies to the Boy Scouts of America

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.

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.

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

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.

USA Gymnastics (Indianapolis, IN)

Lead bankruptcy counsel for USAG’s largest general liability insurer.

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

Recognition

Honors

Best Lawyers, Bankruptcy Business, 2013 - Present

Chambers USA, 2008 - Present

Delaware Today Top Lawyer, Bankruptcy Business, 2018 - Present

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

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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