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.
Delaware State Bar Association
Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
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.
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.
Articles & Publications
- January 2020DSBA Bar Journal
- February 9, 2018
- January 27, 2016
- August 27, 2015
- August 5, 2015
- July 7, 2015
- June 29, 2015
- March 27, 2015
- November 2014
- April 2010American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXIX, No. 3
Videos & Podcasts
- January 5, 2022
News & Events
News & Events
- October 26, 2021
- August 19, 2021
- May 25, 2021Chambers USA
- February 19, 2021
- October 22, 2020
- August 21, 2020
- April 24, 2020Chambers USA
- November 1, 2019
- October 22, 2019Delaware Today Magazine
- April 26, 2019Chambers USA
- October 22, 2018Delaware Today Magazine November 2018
- August 15, 2018
- September 27, 2017Chase Center at the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE
- August 15, 2017
- May 26, 2017Chambers USA
- May 18, 2017
- February 18, 2017
- February 2, 2017
- January 30, 2017The News Journal
- September 14, 2016
- September 12, 2016
- August 16, 2016Best Lawyers
- May 27, 2016Chambers USA
- May 4, 2016
- February 24, 2016Delaware Law Weekly
- February 18, 2016
- October 13, 2015Delaware Business Times
- August 18, 2015
- May 19, 2015
- August 18, 2014
- May 23, 2014
- May 29, 2013Chambers USA
- October 14, 2012
- August 30, 2012
- June 4, 2012
- June 16, 2010
- June 10, 2009
Pro Bono attorney working with the Delaware Office of the Child Advocate
American Alpine Club
Appalachian Mountain Club
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
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
Widener University Delaware Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1993
University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1988