Morris James announced Brya M. Keilson joined the firm’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights group in the Wilmington office.

Keilson counsels clients on commercial bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency matters. She represents Chapter 11 debtors, insurers in all facets of bankruptcy-related issues, creditors’ committees, liquidating trustees, trade creditors and financial institutions, purchasers of assets and plaintiffs and defendants in numerous avoidance actions, including preference and fraudulent transfer actions.

Outside of bankruptcy, Keilson represents receivers and assignees in assignments for the benefit of creditors. In her representation of corporate clients, she handles asset purchase deals and works with banks in front-end lending and workouts. She also has experience in commercial litigation, real estate matters, loan transactions and corporate acquisitions.

Prior to joining Morris James, Keilson was a trial attorney in the Office of the U.S. Trustee where she represented the U.S. trustee for Region 3 in Chapter 11 and seven cases pending in Delaware. Brya leverages the institutional knowledge gained through this experience in the counsel she provides to her bankruptcy clients.

Brya earned her Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law in 2004 where she was a staff writer and managing editor of the Villanova Law Review. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Haverford College.

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