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Sarah Ennis

Attorney

Overview

Sarah Ennis is an attorney in the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group at Morris James LLP. She counsels clients on commercial bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency matters. Sarah represents Chapter 11 debtors, insurers in all facets of bankruptcy-related issues, creditors committees, liquidating trustees, trade creditors and financial institutions, purchasers of assets, and both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous avoidance actions, including preference and fraudulent transfer actions.

Prior to joining Morris James, Sarah worked as an associate for seven years in Wilmington handling bankruptcy and corporate and commercial litigation where she gained significant experience in various courts in Delaware.  

Experience

  • Counseling current and former directors, officers, and advisors of debtors relating to fiduciary duties
  • Counseling official committees of unsecured creditors and equity committees
  • Advising indenture trustees, agents, and lending groups in complex restructurings
  • Advising and representing managers and members of Delaware limited liability companies regarding disputes and dissolution
  • Assisting secured creditors seeking to enforce rights against debtors, including through foreclosure, liens, executoion, and replevin.
  • Advising clients in complex cross border insolvency and asset recovery issues
  • Advising matters regarding D & O insurance coverage claims
  • Advising and defending restrictive and non-compete covenants
  • Inspection of books and records

Professional Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute
Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court
Delaware State Bar Association
American Bar Association

Representative Matters

Dohmen v. Goodman, Delaware Counsel to Appellant in certification of question of law before the Delaware Supreme Court regarding a general partner’s duty of disclosure to a limited partner in a Delaware limited partnership

Juno USA, LP, Counsel to Settlement Trustee

SportCo. Holdings, Inc., Delaware Counsel to the Creditors’ Litigation Trustee

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc., Counsel to the Litigation Trustee

News & Events

Recognition

Honors

Delaware Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2019-2020

Academic Appointments

The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Bluebook Editor (Widener University Delaware Law School)

T 302.888.6809
F 302.571.1750

Admissions

Delaware
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University Delaware Law School, JD, 2012
Wesley College, BA, summa cum laude, 2009

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