About This Section

The Bankruptcy Law Section is comprised of attorneys, judges and others who practice in the area of bankruptcy law, both business and consumer. ?Click here to view the Section’s bylaws and here to view its 2016 Annual Report.

Statement of Purpose

To promote the professional development and interests of its members and to provide a common meeting ground for attorneys who practice bankruptcy law.

Section Events, Meetings & Information


Chair Jeffrey R. Waxman
Vice-Chair (Commercial Bankruptcy) Joseph Michael Barry
Vice-Chair (Consumer Bankruptcy) Erin K. Brignola
Secretary Erin R. Fay


Chapter 7/Chapter 13
Michael Joseph, Co-Chair
Ferry, Joseph & Pearce, P.A.
Jeoffrey Burtch, Co-Chair
Cooch and Taylor, P.A.
Chapter 11 James L. Patton,Jr., Co-Chair
Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Norman Pernick, Co-Chair
Saul Ewing, LLP
Legislation Mark D. Collins, Chair
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
Litigation Donna L. Culver, Co-Chair
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Michael Busenkell, Co-Chair
Gellert Scali Busenkell & Brown LLC
Local Rules Gregg M. Galardi, Chair
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
New Lawyers Michael David DeBaecke, Chair
Blank Rome, LLP
Publications/CLE Bruce Grohsgal, Co-Chair
Delaware Law School
J. Kate Stickles, Co-Chair
Saul Ewing, LLP
Social Mary Caloway, Co-Chair
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
David B. Stratton, Co-Chair
Pepper Hamilton, LLP
Technology Adam Landis, Co-Chair
Landis, Rath & Cobb, LLP
Margaret Juliano, Co-Chair
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP
U.S. Trustee/Bar Relations Robert S. Brady, Chair
Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Schedule of Meetings and Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events.

Meeting Minutes and Reports
May 16, 2007 Council Meeting Minutes
May 1, 2007 W. Sudell’s Report to the DSBA Executive Committee
February 14, 2007 Council Meeting Minutes
November 15, 2006 Council Meeting Minutes
November 1, 2006 W. Sudell’s Report to the DSBA Executive Committee
July 27, 2006 Council Meeting Minutes

Pending Legislation of Interest

Archives, CLE Programs and Other Events

  • Bench & Bar Meetings
  • Social Events
  • CLE Programs
  • Materials Archive
For information regarding Sections, please contact?LaTonya Tucker, Director of Bar Services and Membership.
Changes to the Section’s webpage must be sent to WebsiteUpdates@dsba.org.