WILMINGTON, DEL.—Three Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys have been named to the 2018 lists of Delaware Super Lawyers and Delaware Rising Stars. All three practice in the firm’s Wilmington office.  

Morgan Patterson, named a Rising Star in Business Bankruptcy, focuses on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights in state court insolvency and complex Chapter 11 proceedings. She represents debtors in bankruptcy cases, including bankruptcy cases under Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code, purchasers of distressed assets, and secured and unsecured creditors. She is also experienced in representing liquidating trusts and official committees.

Other Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys honored by Delaware Super Lawyers are:

Matthew Ward — Business Bankruptcy. Matthew Ward has extensive experience serving as primary counsel for numerous public and private companies, guiding them through all aspects of complex Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 proceedings, assignments for the benefit of creditors, or reorganizations out of court.  He also regularly represents official committees of unsecured creditors as lead counsel, purchasers of distressed assets, and vendors and other creditors.

Mark Desgrosseilliers — Business Bankruptcy. Mark Desgrosseilliers is an experienced business attorney focusing his practice in the areas of Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring. His clients benefit from his wide-ranging industry experience representing public and non-public debtor entities, debtor-in-possession lenders, secured and unsecured creditors, vendors, and asset purchasers in restructuring and insolvency matters in retail, automotive, energy, steel, manufacturing, and other distressed industries and sectors. Desgrosseilliers is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Wilmington office.

Delaware Super Lawyers is a listing of the top five percent of lawyers in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-step process involved soliciting nominations from attorneys across the state (lawyers were not allowed to vote for themselves), followed by a thorough case-by-case review of each nominee. Delaware Rising Stars recognizes outstanding attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of Delaware lawyers are named to this list.