Eric J. Monzo

Eric J. Monzo

I work tirelessly to maximize the value of a case for my clients.
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law
  • Delaware, Maryland
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Eric J. Monzo focuses on issues relating to business restructuring and insolvency. He regularly represents a wide range of stakeholders with a focus on official and unofficial committees, indenture trustees, commercial creditors and lender groups, in addition to, corporate debtors and their independent and special committee management.

Eric is widely recognized by clients and peers for his preeminent legal ability and creative solutions. Clients regard him as a true professional, who is fully prepared and focused on the business objectives.

Eric handles matters relating to the restructuring and liquidation of companies in a broad range of industries with experience in healthcare, construction, energy, finance, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, technology, transportation, real estate and retail. While many of the matters pertain to matters pending in courts located in Delaware and involve issues of Delaware law, Eric also represents clients in multi-jurisdictional and international insolvency proceedings and litigation outside of Delaware.

Practice areas:
• Bankruptcy and Restructuring
• Committee Representations
• Distressed Entity, Insolvency Counseling
• Litigation and Liquidation Trustees
• Corporate and Fiduciary Litigation
• Legal Opinions
• Bankruptcy in Mass Tort Litigation
• Blockchain Technologies, Cryptocurrency Bankruptcies, and
Claw-Back Litigation
• Energy Industry

Practice Areas
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Delaware Supreme Court
ID Number: 005214
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Counseling official committees of unsecured creditors and equity committees
Counseling current and former directors, officers and advisors of debtors relating to fiduciary duties
Advising indenture trustees, agents, and lending groups in complex restructurings
Counseling claimants in major mass tort and business tort bankruptcies and class action litigation relating to complex issues including successor liability and coordination of resolution of mass tort claims through plans of reorganization and liquidation
Representing financial institutions and lenders in transactions in acquisition financing, debtor-in-possession financing, mezzanine financing, leveraged and asset based financing
Assisting secured creditors seeking to enforce rights against debtors, including through foreclosure, liens, replevin, execution and levy
Advising prospective purchasers in 363 asset sales, including stalking horse purchasers in complex sale transactions and auctions
Advising clients in complex cross border insolvency and asset recovery issues
Widener University Delaware School of Law
J.D. (2002)
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Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy
Best Lawyers
Top Lawyer - Bankruptcy Business
Delaware Today
Young Lawyers Distinguished Service Award
Delaware State Bar Association
Kathryn R. Heidt Memorial Award
ABA Section of Business Law Business Bankruptcy Committee
Professional Associations
State Bar of Delaware  # 005214
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American Bar Association Business Law Section
Business Bankruptcy Committee: Chair, Chapter 11 Subcommittee; Past-Chair, Trust Indenture Subcommittee
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American Bankruptcy Institute
Board of Directors; Unsecured Trade Creditors’ Committee, Co-Chair
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Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
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Federal Bar Association
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Turnaround Management Association
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Combined Campaign for Justice
General Chair
Activities: Helps fund many low-income Delawareans faced with critical challenges in their lives through the assistance of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI), Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc. (DVLS) and Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc.
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Maryland State Bar
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Eric Monzo | Morris James LLP
Contact & Map
Morris James LLP
500 Delaware Avenue
Suite 1500
Wilmington, DE 19801
Telephone: (302) 888-6800
Cell: (302) 888-5848
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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