kgwynne@reedsmith.com

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Kurt is a member of the Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy. Kurt is the managing partner of the Wilmington office and the head of the Wilmington bankruptcy group.  In 2010, Kurt was selected as one of the "10 Most Admired Bankruptcy Attorneys" in the United States by Law360 (based on 1,016 nominations from practice group heads at the 100 largest law firms in the United States).  Kurt is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy (23rd Class).  Chambers USA has described Kurt as an "excellent strategist," "a brilliant courtroom advocate with terrific knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code," "a fabulous lawyer, no matter the case," and "one of the best for creditor committee work in the region."  He has also been listed among the Delaware bankruptcy attorneys listed in Delaware Super Lawyers.

Awards & Recognition

  • Included on the Best Lawyers in America list since 2016 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. The Best Lawyers in America list is issued by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at bestlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Included on the Delaware Super Lawyers list beginning in 2007 for Bankruptcy Law. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Super Lawyers, a part of Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at SuperLawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Recognized in Chambers USA as one of America's leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring lawyers.

Credentials

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1992, J.D., Senior Editor of the Journal of International Business Law; Winner of Penn's Edwin R. Keedy Cup Moot Court Competition
  • University of Central Florida, 1988, B.A., summa cum laude, NCAA Academic All-American (1986) (football)

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • All State Courts - New Jersey
  • All State Courts - Pennsylvania

  • Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (unsecured creditors subcommittee)
  • Commercial Law League of America

  • Honorable Bruce Fox, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania