• James Madison University (B.A. 1988)
  • James Madison University (M.A., magna cum laude, 1990)
  • University of Delaware (Ph.D. 1995)
  • Georgetown University (J.D., cum laude, 1996)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1996, District of Columbia
  • 2000, Delaware


  • Judicial law clerk, Judge Jonathan R. Steinberg (Vet. App. 1996 - 1998)

Michael R. Seidl

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Wilmington, DE
Tel: 302.778.6404

Mr. Seidl has represented debtors, creditors' committees, creditors, and asset purchasers in chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations and in related adversary proceedings. He is a graduate of James Madison University and received a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware. While still writing his Ph.D. dissertation, he enrolled in law school, and later graduated from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as managing editor of the Journal of Law and Policy in International Business. In 2014, he received a Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement from the University of Delaware, and he was listed for his work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Seidl is admitted to practice in Delaware and the District of Columbia and is resident in our Delaware office.



  • "A Tale of Two Discourses," 47 Stanford Law Review 247 (1995)
  • "Cross-Cultural Commerce in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice," 10 American University Int'l Law Review 859 (1995)

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