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Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights

sound and practical advice

Representing diverse parties in interest in business bankruptcy, restructuring, and insolvency matters.


Morris James represents international and domestic clients aggressively, creatively, and efficiently. With our collective experience, legal acumen, and business knowledge, we provide sound, practical advice regarding sophisticated and complicated bankruptcy, restructuring, and insolvency issues, always mindful of the need to achieve their objectives.

Exceptional Service In Nearly Every Aspect Of Bankruptcy Claims

Our bankruptcy and creditors' rights attorneys counsel clients in both reorganization and liquidation cases, as well as in out-of-court workouts and debt restructurings. Our attorneys play substantial roles in the cases that file in Delaware, most notably as counsel to creditors, lenders and purchasers, but also as counsel to official and unofficial committees and debtors. We also serve as counsel to institutional clients in bankruptcy courts outside of Delaware. 

Key representations:

  • Asset purchasers
  • Bankruptcy litigation
  • Claims purchasers
  • Committees – official, ad hoc and unofficial
  • Creditor engagements
  • Debtor management (directors and officers)
  • Debtors
  • DIP Lenders
  • Distributors
  • Equity sponsors
  • Healthcare providers
  • Indenture trustees
  • Insurance premium financing
  • Intellectual property licensors
  • Interstate commerce carriers
  • Landlords
  • Litigation and liquidation trustees
  • National bankruptcy counsel

Strong Command of Delaware Courts

In addition to our role as lead counsel, we also have an extensive and substantive practice serving as co-counsel with out-of-state lawyers. We know the judges, the court procedures, and the local rules. Our attorneys are actively involved in the annual process regarding potential amendments to the local rules. Clients and attorneys who retain Morris James appreciate and value our active role in their matters.





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