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

Carl "Chuck" N. Kunz, III



Chuck Kunz has nearly 25 years of experience representing all types of creditors in bankruptcy courts around the country and representing litigants clients in Delaware state and federal Courts.

In bankruptcy matters, Chuck represents both secured and unsecured creditors, asset purchases and other parties. Chuck also handles bankruptcy-related preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation. Chuck also assists creditors seeking to enforce rights against non-bankrupt debtors. 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. He has authored articles related to the practice of bankruptcy for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal

In Chambers USA (2017) - Chuck is described as "methodical and practical."

In Chambers USA (2016) - Chuck is noted for being "instantly responsive to phone calls and emails" and for being "proactive in moving things along."

In Chambers USA (2014) - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chuck is recognized for his high-quality work in written documents and as "a quick study." Sources reported that although "he facilitates resolutions and doesn't rush to litigate," he is "very good in court," and continually seeks the best interests of his clients. - 

In Chambers USA (2013) - Chuck is described as being "very careful and adept in court" where he is noted for his courtroom presence.

In Chambers USA (2012) - Chuck received accolades for his "years of proven experience" and for his "strong and prompt communication skills."

In Chambers USA (2011) "Carl Kunz earned "recognition for his creditor work. He is an experienced litigator, and clients welcome his clear legal acumen and responsiveness, saying he is 'a good example of the ideal outside counsel.'"

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.

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.


Articles & Publications

News & Events

News & Events



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



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


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


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

University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1988

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