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Christopher M. Donnelly



Christopher is an attorney in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring group. He focuses his practice on commercial contract disputes, business restructuring, and insolvency issues.

Prior to joining Morris James, Christopher was a judicial law clerk to The Honorable Brenda A. Sexton of the Circuit Court of Maryland. He received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Widener University Delaware Law School in 2022. During law school, Christopher was a judicial extern to The Honorable Vivian L. Medinilla and a Summer Associate for Allen and Associates. He also was a member of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, the Moot Court, and Transactional Law honor societies. During his time as a member of the Moot Court Society, Christopher was part of a three-member team that finished as runners-up at the 2021 Capital Law School Family and Youth Law Center’s annual Child Welfare Moot Court Competition.

Professional Background

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
  • Delaware State Bar Association


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News & Events


Academic Appointments

Capitol University National Moot Court competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law Finalist, 2021

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Staff Editor, Manuscript Commitee Member, 2021-2022

John F. Schmutz Corporate and Business Law Institute Fellow, 2021-2022 

Moot Court Honor Society, Senior Member, 2020-2022

Transactional Law Honor Society, Senior Member, 2020-2022

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The Honorable Brenda A. Sexton., Circuit Court of Maryland

The Honorable Vivian L. Medinilla., Superior Court of the State of Delaware 


Widener University Delaware Law School, JD, magna cum laude, 2022

West Virginia University, BS, 2016

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