Kevin Gross Receives the 2022 Kimmel/Thynge ADR Award

December 6, 2022

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WILMINGTON, Delaware (December 6, 2022) – Kevin Gross, a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, has received the Delaware State Bar Association’s 2022 Kimmel/Thynge ADR Award.  The ADR Section of the DSBA created this award in honor of Morton Richard Kimmel and Chief Magistrate Judge Thynge’s significant contributions to alternative dispute resolution in Delaware.  Kevin, one of two recipients this year, has received the award in recognition of his role in the development and implementation of mediation in the Delaware bankruptcy court and the caliber of his current ADR practice.

Kevin was a judge on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware for 14 years, including serving as chief judge from 2011 to 2014.  During his tenure on the Delaware bankruptcy court, Kevin presided over some of the highest-profile reorganizations in the country.  Renowned for his cheerful demeanor and his ability to forge consensus, Kevin also developed a national reputation as a mediator of choice to help resolve complex chapter 11 matters.

Kevin continues his mediation practice at Richards, Layton & Finger, which he joined in 2020 at the conclusion of his term on the Delaware bankruptcy court.  At Richards Layton, Kevin acts as a mediator in chapter 11 cases, including plan mediations and other complex and high-stakes mediations, as well as serving as an examiner and assisting the firm’s clients in all aspects of chapter 11 matters.

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