Delaware is the leading national venue for Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and related litigation. To better serve clients in this practice area, Womble Carlyle opened its Wilmington, Delaware, office in 2006.
Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights are a central focus of the Wilmington office. The team includes attorneys with decades of experience assisting clients in Delaware-based bankruptcy matters and litigation.
Our team’s bankruptcy-related experience includes representations in the following types of matters:
- Business restructuring
- Bankruptcy litigation— Including contested Chapter 11 confirmation proceedings; lender liability claims
,; preferences and fraudulent transfers cases; non-dischargeability actions; debtor-in-possession financing disputes; valuation cases; and requests for injunctive relief
- Representing creditors’ committees
- Obtaining repayment of debt and recovery of collateral
- Buying assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
- Involuntary petitions
- Avoidance actions
- Relief from stay proceedings
- Trustee motions
- Executory contracts and lease issues
- Post-petition financing
- Disclosure statements
- Plan confirmations
- Representing liquidating trustees and plan administrators in the wind-down of estates
The Wilmington Bankruptcy Team, working in conjunction with the firm’s bankruptcy attorneys in other offices, is a deep and talented group, with the bench strength and resources to represent even the largest Chapter 11 matters. Our veteran attorneys are well-known to the Delaware bankruptcy bench, as well as bar members, government officials and business leaders in the state.
Other services of the Wilmington office include:
Intellectual Property Litigation—Aggressively and successfully representing clients’ IP interests in a wide range of licensing and patent disputes. Many of these matters have been tried before a jury, and have resulted inverdicts of patent invalidity, unenforceability and non‑infringement. Clients in this field represent a diverse range of businesses, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, electronics, software and construction products companies.
False Patent Marking Defense—Defending manufacturers and retailers against claims of mismarked patent information on consumer goods.
222 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1501
Wilmington, DE 19801
Wilmington, DE 19801
- (302) 252-4320
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