Douglas Candeub

Douglas Candeub

  • Bankruptcy
  • Delaware, Pennsylvania
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Doug Candeub has long and broad experience working to achieve effective outcomes for his clients in matters pertaining to bankruptcy, insolvency, and creditors’ rights. As a litigator, Doug represents business clients in both state and federal court, at the trial and appellate level, while as a business lawyer, he provides advice and representation to clients on business issues and disputes.

Doug has represented a wide range of creditors as well as corporate and individual debtors, creditors' committees, purchasers of debtor assets, and chapter 7 trustees. Creditor representations have included prepetition lenders, trade creditors, landlords, homeowner associations, tort plaintiffs, construction contractors, equipment lessors, health care providers, private equity funds, predecessor entities, insurers, directors and officers, and lawyers and accountants. Doug is regularly involved in litigating and negotiating the range of disputes arising in bankruptcy cases.

• Representing the interests of creditors through all appropriate means, such as motions for stay relief, notices to preserve mechanics liens, motions to assume or reject executory contracts and unexpired leases, motions to allow administrative expense claims, proofs of claim and oppositions to claim objections, and plan objections.
• Representing secured parties in preserving their interests in debtor assets
• Representing defendants in estate actions to recover preferential transfers and fraudulent transfers
• Investigating and pursuing estate causes of action for debtors, committees and trustees
• Advising small business owners on prepetition asset protection
• Representing corporate debtors in gaining use of their cash collateral, obtaining DIP financing, and restructuring debt

Practice areas:
• Bankruptcy and Restructuring
• Bankruptcy in Mass Tort Litigation
• Distressed Entity, Insolvency Counseling

Practice Area
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Delaware Supreme Court
ID Number: 004211
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  • English: Spoken, Written
University of Pennsylvania Law School
J.D. (1982)
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Delaware  # 004211
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American Bar Association
Business Bankruptcy Committee in the Business Law Section
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American Bankruptcy Institute
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Delaware Bankruptcy Inns of Court
Team Leader for CLE program on “The Art of Presentation,” May 2011. Led other CLE program sub-groups
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Philadelphia Bar Association
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Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference
Co-chaired preparations for topical seminar materials at annual conference
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Articles & Publications
New Rules Amendments Would Excise Mention of Core or Noncore
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
When a Non-Executory Insurance Policy Is Assumed: A Case Study
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
When Does A Post-Petition Ordinary-Course Expense Become A Dischargeable Claim?
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
Speaking Engagements
Douglas N. Candeub Speaks At The National Business Institute CLE Program, The National Business Institute CLE Program
Douglas N. Candeub will be a speaker at the National Business Institute CLE program at the Embassy Suites Newark-Wilmington South.
Websites & Blogs
Douglas Candeub | Morris James LLP
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Contact & Map
Morris James LLP
500 Delaware Avenue
Suite 1500
Wilmington, DE 19801
Telephone: (302) 888-6800
Cell: (302) 888-6854
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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