Jeffrey C. Wisler

Partner

Office Location

1201 North Market Street, 20th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
Jeffrey C. Wisler - Partner

Jeffrey C. Wisler

Partner

Office Location

1201 North Market Street, 20th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

Jeff Wisler brings 30+ years of commercial bankruptcy experience to his representation of creditors (secured and unsecured), committees, lenders (pre- and post-petition), asset purchasers, and other parties-in-interest in large and complex cases before bankruptcy courts throughout the country.

Jeff has personally appeared in the courtrooms of more than 30 bankruptcy jurisdictions nationwide. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, closely-held businesses, business groups, landlords, lenders, employee healthcare benefits providers, and executives.  He has worked on many of the largest and most high-profile commercial bankruptcy cases in the country, including Boy Scouts, Tuesday Morning, Highland Capital, J.C. Penney, Hertz, Brooks Brothers, Pier 1, Sears, Toys “R” Us, Brookstone, Hostess Brands, Tribune, Washington Mutual, and General Motors.

Jeff was Delaware counsel to the purchaser, Mullen Automotive, Inc., in the ABI’s 2023 Asset Sale of the Year.

Jeff also represents clients in bankruptcy-related litigation, including fraudulent conveyance, avoidance, preference, automatic stay, lien priority, claims subordination, and fee recovery litigation.

Complementing his bankruptcy practice, Jeff has substantial experience litigating commercial cases before the Delaware Court of Chancery and all other courts in the State of Delaware.

Jeff is a member of the mediation panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America® for bankruptcy and creditor rights, insolvency and reorganization law since 2013. Jeff is a Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated attorney.

Speaking Engagements

  • Section 363 Sales, ABI Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (January 2022)
  • Commercial Bankruptcy for the Non-Bankruptcy Practitioner, International Lawyers Network
  • Trial Practice and Procedure: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Evidence in Bankruptcy Proceedings, ABI Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop
  • Bankruptcy-Recent Case Law Update, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Rights of Equipment Lessors in Bankruptcy, Equipment Leasing Association
  • Delaware Local Bankruptcy Rules Delaware State Bar Association

Publications

  • "Bankruptcy Proceedings in the United States," Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Rehabilitation Proceedings: An International Guide, International Lawyers Network
  • Managing Electronic Information When Bankruptcy Hits: The Problems and Pitfalls Companies (and their Lawyers) Face
Jeffrey C. Wisler - Partner

Jeffrey C. Wisler

Partner

Contact Information

  • 1201 North Market Street, 20th Floor
    Wilmington, DE 19801
  • T: 302-888-6258

Jeff Wisler brings 30+ years of commercial bankruptcy experience to his representation of creditors (secured and unsecured), committees, lenders (pre- and post-petition), asset purchasers, and other parties-in-interest in large and complex cases before bankruptcy courts throughout the country.

Jeff has personally appeared in the courtrooms of more than 30 bankruptcy jurisdictions nationwide. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, closely-held businesses, business groups, landlords, lenders, employee healthcare benefits providers, and executives.  He has worked on many of the largest and most high-profile commercial bankruptcy cases in the country, including Boy Scouts, Tuesday Morning, Highland Capital, J.C. Penney, Hertz, Brooks Brothers, Pier 1, Sears, Toys “R” Us, Brookstone, Hostess Brands, Tribune, Washington Mutual, and General Motors.

Jeff was Delaware counsel to the purchaser, Mullen Automotive, Inc., in the ABI’s 2023 Asset Sale of the Year.

Jeff also represents clients in bankruptcy-related litigation, including fraudulent conveyance, avoidance, preference, automatic stay, lien priority, claims subordination, and fee recovery litigation.

Complementing his bankruptcy practice, Jeff has substantial experience litigating commercial cases before the Delaware Court of Chancery and all other courts in the State of Delaware.

Jeff is a member of the mediation panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America® for bankruptcy and creditor rights, insolvency and reorganization law since 2013. Jeff is a Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated attorney.

Speaking Engagements

  • Section 363 Sales, ABI Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference (January 2022)
  • Commercial Bankruptcy for the Non-Bankruptcy Practitioner, International Lawyers Network
  • Trial Practice and Procedure: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Evidence in Bankruptcy Proceedings, ABI Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop
  • Bankruptcy-Recent Case Law Update, Delaware State Bar Association
  • Rights of Equipment Lessors in Bankruptcy, Equipment Leasing Association
  • Delaware Local Bankruptcy Rules Delaware State Bar Association

Publications

  • "Bankruptcy Proceedings in the United States," Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Rehabilitation Proceedings: An International Guide, International Lawyers Network
  • Managing Electronic Information When Bankruptcy Hits: The Problems and Pitfalls Companies (and their Lawyers) Face

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