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Anthony W. Clark has handled high-profile bankruptcy-related matters for diverse industry giants with transactions ranging in the multibillions. With decades of experience representing debtors, creditors, and acquirers, he regularly advises on corporate, securities, and general litigation matters. The former head of a major law firm’s Delaware Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy Litigation Practice for more than 25 years, he focuses his practice on Chapter 11 debtor representations, Chapter 11 creditor representations, and other bankruptcy-related representations.


  • Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Fraud litigation
  • Shareholder class actions
  • Hostile takeover litigation



  • Guest Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2020
  • Guest Lecturer, Columbia Law School, 2009
  • Adjunct Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2005

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2023
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Corporate Law
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
    • Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Litigation - Securities
    • Wilmington-DE Litigation – Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year, 2012
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Delaware, 2003-2021
  • Selected, Lawyer Monthly, Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year-USA, 2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Delaware Super Lawyers, 2007-2019
  • Selected, IFLR, Delaware – Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Member, Board of Visitors, Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, 2002-Present
  • Member, Delaware Supreme Court Permanent Advisory Committee of Professionalism, 2002-2008
  • Richard S. Rodney Chapter, American Inns of Court
    • President, 2001-2003
    • Bencher, 1995-2003
    • Barrister, 1985-1992


  • J.D., Temple University School of Law, 1979
  • B.A., State University of New York College at Cortland, 1973
  • Hon. Joseph Longobardi and Hon. Robert O’Hara, Delaware Superior Court , 1979-1980
  • Hon. John McNeilly, Delaware Supreme Court, 1980-1981
  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Delaware
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States