Burr & Forman Expands Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Practice Group in Wilmington, Delaware

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Burr & Forman announces the addition of Russell Heller to the firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office as an associate. He joins the Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Practice Group, where he will work on bankruptcy and restructuring engagements.

“We are very pleased to welcome Russell to our Delaware office,” said Rick Robinson, managing partner of the firm’s Wilmington office.  “Adding Russell to our team is a key step in the continuing growth of our bankruptcy and restructuring practice in Delaware, which further strengthens our capability to service clients in Delaware, the Southeast and the rest of the country.”

Heller has expertise representing creditors and corporate debtors in out-of-court restructuring and bankruptcy matters, including representing corporate debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, and secured and unsecured lender groups in complex Chapter 11 cases.  Before starting his career in private practice, he clerked for, consecutively, the Hon. Kevin J. Carey and the Hon. Laurie Selber Silverstein of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Heller is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York, received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his law degree from Cornell Law School.

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For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 300 attorneys and 11 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.

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