Evan T. Miller / Associate

Evan T. Miller is an associate at Bayard. Evan concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate bankruptcy and restructuring, representing preference and fraudulent transfer defendants in addition to debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors, secured creditors, and asset purchasers in bankruptcy courts across the country. Evan has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Delaware Rising Star in the practice area of business bankruptcy. In addition to restructuring matters, Evan has experience handling commercial litigation in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania jurisdictions, as well as Delaware Statutory Trust matters.

Evan created and maintains the Avoidance Action Update Blog at avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com, which tracks the latest developments in avoidance action caselaw and jurisprudence.

Evan is very active in the tri-state legal community, currently serving as Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association NextGen Philadelphia chapter (whose scope covers the Philadelphia metro area, the state of Delaware, and southern New Jersey), Assistant Secretary/Treasurer of Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Vice Chair of the Bankruptcy Committee for the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division for the 2014-15 term, and Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee.  Previously, Evan served as Chairman and Treasurer of the Delaware State Bar Association’s (DSBA) Young Lawyer Section during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 terms respectively, on whose executive board he remains a member.

Evan currently serves as one of two member contacts for Meritas, an invitation only international alliance of over 175 business law firms located in over 80 countries. Bayard is the sole Delaware member of Meritas.

Before joining Bayard, Evan graduated cum laude from Widener University Delaware Law School, as well as With Honors from Widener’s Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law. While in law school, Evan served as the Internal Managing Editor of the Widener Law Review for the 2008-2009 academic year. He was also on the executive board of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society, serving as New Member Competition Chairperson, and being awarded Outstanding Executive Board Member during that time. During 2006-2007, Evan served as a legal intern to the Honorable Chandlee Kuhn, Chief Judge of the Family Court of the State of Delaware. In his final year of law school, Evan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Prior to law school, Evan was the recipient of the John J. Serff academic scholarship and a member of several honor societies while attending Bloomsburg University. Following graduation from Bloomsburg, he worked for a mid-Atlantic region recruiting firm.

Professional Biography

Bar Admissions:

  • Delaware (2009)
  • New Jersey (2010)
  • Pennsylvania (2010)

Court Admissions:

  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey

Memberships:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association

Education:

  • B.A., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (2004)
  • J.D., cum laude, Widener University Delaware Law School (2009)

Recognitions:

Recent Speaking Engagements:

  • Moderator, Delaware State Bar Association, Fundamentals of Lawyer-Client Relations, February 2015.
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Adventures In Avoidance Actions: What You Need to Know to Navigate Preference and Fraudulent Transfer Litigation, December 2014.
  • Moderator, Philadelphia Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee, Lunch with the Bankruptcy Judges, May 2014.
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