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Practice Areas

Derek represents Fortune 1000, local, international and other organizations as lead or Delaware counsel in bankruptcy proceedings and litigation on behalf of debtors, creditors, official and ad hoc committees and transactional case constituents, almost all of which relates to insolvent or distressed entities.


United States Army (1987-91, including participation in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm with the 82d Airborne Division); Morris Nichols (1995-present as associate/partner)

Professional Memberships

American College of Bankruptcy (Fellow); American Bankruptcy Institute; Delaware State Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section, Chapter 11 Committee; Veterans Committee); Turnaround Management Association


University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D., with honors, 1995); United States Military Academy (B.S., 1987)