B.A., Trinity College (1974)
M.B.A., University of Connecticut (1978)
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1981)
United States District Court for the District of Delaware (1982)
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1983)
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association
Delaware State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Neil B. Glassman is chairman of the Board of Directors of Bayard and chairs the firm’s bankruptcy group. Neil focuses his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency law, and insurance and entity law. Neil regularly represents debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors or equity holders, secured lenders, banks and insurance companies, financial institutions and publicly and privately held businesses in large bankruptcy cases and other insolvency proceedings including insurance company insolvencies. An experienced transactional attorney, Neil has also developed a substantial practice representing clients in relation to the law of Delaware business entities including corporations, business trusts, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and conventional and captive insurance companies. Neil has developed a specialty in counseling insurance companies in regulatory matters in Delaware. Neil joined Bayard in 1986.
Neil is a past President of the Commercial Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and is presently a member of its Statutory Trust Committee as well as a member of the Bankruptcy and the Corporation Law Sections. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Delaware Captive Insurance Association.
Neil is a published author and a frequent speaker on issues and developments in bankruptcy and insolvency law. He has been recognized by Chambers USA in 2006 through 2012 as a leader in bankruptcy and restructuring, and was also named by Best Lawyers® as one of the foremost practitioners in his region. (The Best Lawyers in America® Copyright 2013 Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC.) Neil is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.