Biography

Bob is known for practical, business-oriented solutions to complex corporate restructurings and wind-downs.

Whether acting as lead counsel to middle market companies or as sophisticated co-counsel to major corporations, Bob combines deep knowledge of Bankruptcy and Corporate law with a keen understanding of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.  With more than 27 years of experience, clients rely on him for insights into how similar cases have been handled historically, how certain judges react to certain issues, and, generally, how best to position his clients for success. Both a negotiator and a litigator, he seeks the solution most likely to achieve the desired business goal, whether in the conference room or the courtroom.

His approach is both strategic and collaborative.  He works closely with senior management, financial advisors, investment bankers, and other professionals to develop and execute successful exit strategies.

In addition to his Delaware practice, Bob is admitted to the Southern District of New York, where he serves as special counsel to boards, independent committees, and conflict counsel.

FOCUS:

Bob has represented clients in all aspects of the chapter 11 restructuring process, including debtors, official committees, lenders, ad hoc committees, secured and unsecured creditors and purchasers.

RECOGNITIONS:

Bob is consistently ranked by various publications as a leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring attorney.  Ranked in the top tier by Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, colleagues noted that, “deeply knowledgeable” [Robert Brady] represents clients in all aspects of business restructuring and is experienced with chapter 11 cases. Peers say: “He is incredibly smart, knows how to get a deal done and is very easy to work with.”

Education

  • Penn State The Dickinson School of Law  (J.D., cum laude)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  (B.S.)

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Distinctions

  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2006 - Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, 2005 - Present
  • Delaware Super Lawyers®, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2007 - Present
  • Who's Who Legal, Insolvency & Restructuring, 2016

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association, Member 
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section Committee on U.S. Trustee/Bar Relations, Chair
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Standing Mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Court Appointment
  • 2011 Light The Night Corporate Walk Chair