Don Detweiler has more than two decades of experience advocating for clients nationwide in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, including representing debtors, creditors’ committees, directors and officers, employees, litigants, and other parties-in-interest. He has served as counsel to numerous Chapter 11 debtors and creditors’ committees in several business segments, including health care, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, ethanol, apparel, pharmaceuticals, insurance and finance, specialty products marketing and distribution, and printing. He has significant experience in debtor and committee representations across the country. His bankruptcy experience includes debtor, committee and creditor representations in the states of Texas, Washington, Utah, Georgia, Virginia, Illinois, Nebraska, Iowa, Louisiana, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware.

In addition to his bankruptcy experience, Don has successfully litigated, tried (jury and non-jury), and defended several complex commercial litigation cases in the state and federal courts of Delaware.

Professional & Civic Engagement

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Delaware Bar Association, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Richard S. Rodney Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA Ranked Lawyer, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Delaware, 2006 – Present
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (BL Rankings), Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2018 – Present 
  • Super Lawyers Honoree, Delaware Super Lawyers magazine (Thomson Reuters), 2019 – 2021 

Representative Experience

Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • Representing Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Tricida, Inc., in chapter 11 case. See In re: Tricida, Inc., Case No. 23-10024 (Bankr. D. Del. 2023)
  • In re: Windsor Terrace (Committee Conflicts Counsel)
  • In re: Nashville Senior Living (Committee Counsel)
  • In re:  Martin County Hospital (Counsel to Martin County, Lessor and Prior Owner of Hospital)
  • In re: American Physicians, Inc. (Committee Counsel)
  • In re: Sherman Grayson Healthcare (Creditor Representation)
  • In re: Amsurg Holdings, Inc.  (Scientific Creditor)
  • In re: PNW Healthcare (Committee Counsel)*
  • In re: Orianna Healthcare (4 West Healthcare) (Committee Counsel)*
  • In re: Gulf Coast Healthcare (Committee Counsel)*
  • In re: Baptist Home of Philadelphia (Committee Counsel)*
  • In re: Southern Regional Health System, Inc.  (Committee Counsel)*
  • In re: Behavior Health Care (Purchaser’s Counsel)*
  • In re: Skyline Manor, Inc. (Committee Counsel)*
  • In re: Victory Medical Mid Cities, LP (Committee Counsel)*
  • In re: Wachusett Ventures, Inc. (Committee Counsel)*

*Engagement prior to joining Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP