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About Bruce Grohsgal

Bruce Grohsgal is the Helen S. Balick Visiting Professor in Business Bankruptcy Law and joined the faculty in July 2014. He received his B.A. from Brandeis University in 1977 and his J.D. from Columbia Law School 1980, where he was a Stone Scholar.

He most recently was a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware office of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones, LLP, and has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, and trustees in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and litigation, including the debtors in Solyndra, Global Home Products/Anchor Hocking/Mirro/WearEver, Chi Chi’s and Trans World Airlines, the creditors’ committees in Freedom Communications (Orange County Register) and Jevic Transportation, and the chapter 11 trustee in Le-Nature’s. He previously was a partner in Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen, LLP, in Wilmington and Philadelphia. He is admitted to practice in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York.

Professor Grohsgal was a Senior Fellow at Americans for Financial Reform, Washington, D.C., from October 2012 to January 2013, while on Sabbatical from his former firm. He was the Chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Delaware State Bar Association in 2008-2009. He has spoken on numerous bankruptcy topics, including “first day” hearings, going concern and other asset sales, executive compensation, derivatives, repos and financial instruments in bankruptcy, and chapter 11 developments.


Present Helen S. Balick Visiting Professor in Business Bankruptcy Law, Widener University Delaware Law School


Research Interests


BA, Brandeis University
JD, Columbia Law School

Bankruptcy (14)