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Education

  • University of Delaware (B.A. 2004)
  • University of New Hampshire School of Law (J..D., magna cum laude, 2008)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Delaware (2010)
  • New Hampshire (2010)
  • Pennsylvania (2008)

Clerkships

  • Judicial law clerk, Judge J. Michael Deasy (Bankr. D.N.H. 2008-2010)
  • Judical extern, Judge Jeffrey R. Howard (1st Cir. 2007)

Peter J. Keane

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Wilmington, DE
Tel: 302.778.6462

Mr. Keane represents national and regional clients in complex restructurings and financially distressed situations, including debtors, secured lenders, creditors’ committees, trustees, asset purchasers, and other significant creditors and parties in interest. His practice focuses on business reorganizations and liquidations, debtor and creditors’ rights, and other insolvency-related matters. Mr. Keane regularly represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including retail, food and beverage, technology, life sciences, and  manufacturing. 

Before joining the firm, Mr. Keane served as a law clerk for two years for the Honorable J. Michael Deasy of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire. Mr. Keane received his J.D. from the University of New Hampshire Law School and B.A. from the University of Delaware. Mr. Keane is licensed to practice law in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire. He is resident in our Delaware office.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Member and newsletter editor, American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Litigation Committee
  • Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
  • Turnaround Management Association

Publications

  • "Legalese in Bankruptcy: How to Lose Cases and Alienate Judges," 28 American Bankruptcy Institute Journal 38 (Dec./Jan. 2010)
  • Contributing editor, "Sections 363 and 364—Use, Sale, or Lease of Property and Obtaining Credit," Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law