Bryan J. Hall

Biography

Bryan concentrates his practice on corporate bankruptcy and business reorganization matters and related litigation. He represents secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, liquidating trustees, asset purchasers, and chapter 11 debtors. He prosecutes and defends avoidance actions in large chapter 11 cases and represents plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation in state and federal court.

Prior to entering practice, Bryan served as law clerk to the Honorable Alan S. Trust of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to joining Blank Rome, Bryan practiced at a firm in New York.

During law school, Bryan served as a notes and comments editor of the St. John’s Law Review and was a member of the St. John’s Securities Arbitration Clinic where he represented consumers in FINRA arbitration proceedings.

Experience

  • Furniture Brands International, Inc., et al., furniture manufacturers and distributors, counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors and to the Liquidating Trustee.
  • Hampshire Group, Limited, et al., apparel manufacturer and wholesaler, counsel to the chapter 11 debtors and debtors in possession.
  • M & G USA Corp., et al., Delaware counsel to a contract counterparty.
  • Solyndra LLC, solar panel manufacturer, counsel to the post-confirmation Trustees.
  • Sona BLW Precision Forge, Inc., counsel to the senior secured lender in a chapter 7 liquidation.

Affiliations

Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
Professional Activities

Bryan participates in pro bono clinics assisting senior citizens in preparing wills, advance directives, and other advanced planning documents.

Credentials

Admissions

  • Delaware
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court - Delaware
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York

Education

  • Bernard M. Baruch College, BA, summa cum laude
  • St. John's University School of Law, JD, summa cum laude