John D. Rodgers

John D. Rodgers: Attorney with Deily & Glastetter, LLP
  • Partner at Deily & Glastetter, LLP (7 Attorneys)
  • 8 Southwoods Blvd., Suite 207, Albany, NY 12211
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A highly skilled, accomplished and experienced advocate and legal counselor, John possesses demonstrated insight and depth gained in the course of his more than 25-years’ experience in commercial and other complex litigation, business planning and dispute resolution, and a proven track record in the effective representation of multiple classes of interests in business and insolvency-related disputes, transactions and litigation. Since joining Deily & Glastetter’s litigation team in 2009, John has concentrated his efforts in complex business litigation, commercial and business planning, sophisticated commercial transactions, insolvency related matters and appellate advocacy. John has also successfully litigated and defended class action, derivative and business tort claims on behalf of commercial clients. Throughout his distinguished legal career, John has represented many diverse clients and client constituencies, including individual and institutional plaintiffs and defendants (including many financial institutions), Creditors' Committees, Trustees, attorneys, law firms and jurists, and has twice been appointed to serve as Chapter 11 Trustee in complicated commercial Chapter 11 cases in the Northern and Southern Districts of New York.

John’s achievements have been consistently recognized with an “AV Preeminent”® peer rating in Litigation, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy by Martindale-Hubbell® and®. John has also been consistently recognized (2013-2017) by Upstate New York Super Lawyers® and has been honored with a “Top 25” rating among Hudson Valley attorneys two of the past three years.. Prior to joining Deily & Glastetter, LLP, John maintained his own civil practice firm and served as a partner for more than ten years at the regional law firm then known as DeGraff, Foy, Holt-Harris, Mealey & Kunz, LLP, and as Of Counsel to the Albany litigation firm of Cade & Sanders, PC.

Over the years, John has authored materials, spoken and served as a panel member for legal education programs sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, National Business Institute, Financial Executives Institute and Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association. John has also authored an article for NY Litigator Magazine entitled "The Remarkable Invulnerability of the Unconditional Guaranty" published in the Fall, 2016 edition (Volume 21, No. 2).

John is an original member of the New York State Bar Association sponsored Albany, New York CDLHL (LAP) Committee, which he co-chaired in 2016-2017 and from which he has received multiple volunteer recognition awards, and is now serving a second three year term on the Albany County Bar Association's Standing Committee on Judicial Qualifications, which interviews, evaluates and publishes its findings concerning the qualifications of judicial candidates within New York's Third Judicial District.

John was selected to the Super Lawyers® list and rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and®. The Super Lawyers® list is issued by Thompson Reuters™. A description of the selection methodology for Super Lawyers® can be found at A description of the selection methodology for Martindale-Hubbell® and® can be found at No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or any other court.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Lending, Transactions and Workouts
  • Creditors Rights
  • Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
518-203-2072  Phone
518-436-0344  Phone
518-436-8273  Fax
University Attended:
Syracuse University, A.B., 1976
Law School Attended:
New England School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1994, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1981, New York; 1981, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA CDLHL Committee 2007-Present, co-chair 2016-2017); Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association (Director, 1995—1997); NDNY Federal Court Bar Association; Albany County Bar Association (Standing Committee on Judicial Qualifications, 2014-2018); Turnaround Management Association.
Special Agencies:
Lectured and presented on commercial and bankruptcy law for sponsors including the New York State Bar Association; Financial Executives Institute and National Business Institute.
Reported Cases:
2017 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 5118; 140 AD3d 1501 (3rd Dept. 2016) lv. den. 28 NY3d 908; 122AD3d 1206; 94 AD3d 1095; 94 AD3d 1097; 208 BR 799; 203 BR 30; 185 BR 431; 110 AD2d 318; 68 NY2d 748; 112 AD2d 511; 74 BR 738; 99 AD2d 567; 95 AD2d 879.
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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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