Kurt F. Gwynne Photo
kgwynne@reedsmith.com

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Kurt is the managing partner of the Delaware office.  He is a member of the firm’s Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy for over 25 years.  Kurt is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy (23rd Class) and is recognized in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers, as a “Band 1” reorganization/bankruptcy attorney in Delaware.  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 also recognized in Best Lawyers in America and Delaware SuperLawyers.

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. Supreme Court
  • 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 - Delaware
  • All State Courts - New Jersey
  • All State Courts - Pennsylvania

  • American College of Bankruptcy (23rd Class)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy (23rd Class).  Fellowship in the American College of Bankruptcy is by invitation only.  Nominees for Fellows are extended an invitation to join based on a record of achievement in the insolvency process by professionals who have distinguished themselves in their practice and in their contribution to the insolvency field.   Fellows are selected by a Board of Regents from among recommendations of the Circuit Admissions Council in each federal judicial circuit.  (No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)
  • Recognized in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers, as one of America’s leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring lawyers (Band 1). A description of the selection methodology can be found at chambersandpartners.com/methodology.  (No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)
  • Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 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.)
  • Recognized in 2010 as one of “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).  Nominations were reviewed by a board comprising experienced lawyers and Law360 editorial staff. Sixty-five attorneys covering seven practice areas of the law were then selected to be profiled for the "Most Admired" series. (No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)
  • Recognized as a Delaware SuperLawyer beginning in 2007 for Bankruptcy Law. The SuperLawyers list is issued by SuperLawyers, 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.)
  • Selected for inclusion on the 2018 Delaware SuperLawyers list.