Karen C. Bifferato

Partner

Office Location

1201 North Market Street, 20th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
Karen C. Bifferato - Partner

Karen C. Bifferato

Partner

Office Location

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

Karen Bifferato has substantial commercial litigation and transactional experience. In commercial Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, Karen represents all types of creditors and parties-in-interest, including landlords, vendors, trustees, successor corporations, purchasers, employees, shareholders, directors, and officers. Karen represents her clients in bankruptcy cases and in bankruptcy-related litigation before bankruptcy courts that are located throughout the country, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She also has substantial experience regarding non-bankruptcy creditors’ rights matters including assignments for the benefit of creditors, receiverships, and general collection matters.

In addition, Karen renders advice and prepares opinions concerning Delaware corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and statutory trusts. Karen also renders advice and prepares substantive non-consolidation opinions for securitized transactions that occur throughout the country.

Karen has chaired the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Connolly Gallagher since 2018, and has been a member of the firm's Attorney Review Committee and the Attorney Development Committee since Connolly Gallagher was founded in 2012. She is the recipient of the 2021 Delaware State Bar Association Women's Leadership Award.

Publications

  • Opinion Clients: 2019 Amendments to the Delaware Alternative Entity Statutes and Delaware General Corporation Law
  • Contributing Author, Delaware Statutory Trusts Manual (Matthew Bender, 2010)

Speaking Engagements

"Welcome to the Main Event", Turnaround Management Association, Philadelphia-Wilmington Chapter (2020)

"Closing A Big Deal" - Marshall-Wythe School of Law Leadership Conference, The College of William and Mary (2016)

"When Creditors Overreach; Tales of Bad Faith", American Bankruptcy Institute 7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Conference (2011) (speaker and contributing author of corresponding written materials)

Karen C. Bifferato - Partner

Karen C. Bifferato

Partner

Contact Information

  • 1201 North Market Street, 20th Floor
    Wilmington, DE 19801
  • T: 302-888-6221

Karen Bifferato has substantial commercial litigation and transactional experience. In commercial Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, Karen represents all types of creditors and parties-in-interest, including landlords, vendors, trustees, successor corporations, purchasers, employees, shareholders, directors, and officers. Karen represents her clients in bankruptcy cases and in bankruptcy-related litigation before bankruptcy courts that are located throughout the country, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She also has substantial experience regarding non-bankruptcy creditors’ rights matters including assignments for the benefit of creditors, receiverships, and general collection matters.

In addition, Karen renders advice and prepares opinions concerning Delaware corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and statutory trusts. Karen also renders advice and prepares substantive non-consolidation opinions for securitized transactions that occur throughout the country.

Karen has chaired the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Connolly Gallagher since 2018, and has been a member of the firm's Attorney Review Committee and the Attorney Development Committee since Connolly Gallagher was founded in 2012. She is the recipient of the 2021 Delaware State Bar Association Women's Leadership Award.

Publications

  • Opinion Clients: 2019 Amendments to the Delaware Alternative Entity Statutes and Delaware General Corporation Law
  • Contributing Author, Delaware Statutory Trusts Manual (Matthew Bender, 2010)

Speaking Engagements

"Welcome to the Main Event", Turnaround Management Association, Philadelphia-Wilmington Chapter (2020)

"Closing A Big Deal" - Marshall-Wythe School of Law Leadership Conference, The College of William and Mary (2016)

"When Creditors Overreach; Tales of Bad Faith", American Bankruptcy Institute 7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Conference (2011) (speaker and contributing author of corresponding written materials)

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