Daniel DeFranceschi Elected a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy

November 11, 2021

Firm News| Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

WILMINGTON, Delaware (November 11, 2021) – Daniel J. DeFranceschi, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.  Fellowship in the college is by invitation only, offered to exceptional lawyers who are experts in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency and have demonstrated the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, professional expertise, and leadership.  College Fellows are recognized for their sustained record of achievement and significant contributions to bankruptcy and insolvency practice.

Dan DeFranceschi, co-chair of Richards, Layton & Finger’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department, represents corporate debtors and creditors in all aspects of chapter 11 cases.  “Incredibly insightful, very thorough, and well respected by the judges” (Chambers USA), he has served as counsel to numerous chapter 11 debtors and has represented creditors, equity participants, and purchasers in some of the largest chapter 11 and chapter 7 cases in the country.

Dan’s experience encompasses many business segments, including retail, energy, manufacturing, automotive, casino, entertainment, amusement parks, real estate development, subprime mortgage lending, telecommunications, high tech, natural resources, food products, flexible office solutions, airlines, and healthcare, among others.  In addition to his core chapter 11 practice, Dan has spent considerable time working on bankruptcy policy and legislative initiatives.

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