James C. Carignan

  • Staff Attorney at Duane Morris LLP (799 Attorneys)
  • 30 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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James C. Carignan is an attorney in the Trial practice group where he focuses on debt collection, lien enforcement, real estate foreclosures and consumer finance issues. Mr. Carignan also has extensive experience with corporate bankruptcy reorganization, financial restructuring and creditors’ rights matters.

Mr. Carignan is a 2002 graduate of Villanova University School of Law and a 1999 graduate of the University of Central Florida.


• Duane Morris LLP

- Staff Attorney, 2015-present

• Pepper Hamilton LLP

- Of Counsel, 2012-2014

- Associate, 2004-2011

• Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

- Associate, 2002-2003

Professional Activities

• American Bankruptcy Institute

• Turnaround Management Association

• American Bar Association

• Delaware State Bar Association

• The Florida Bar

• New Jersey Bar Association

• American Bankruptcy Inns of Court

• Villanova Law School Alumni Association

Selected Publications

• "Recent Developments in Preference Law: 11 U.S.C. § 547," Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions

• "Limitations Imposed Upon the 'in Pari Delicto' Defense," The Legal Intelligencer, December 2013

• "Substantial Contribution Claims: How Much is Enough?," The Legal Intelligencer, November 2012

• "Late Filed Appeal Denied – Computer Oversight Not 'Excusable Neglect'," The Legal Intelligencer, June 2011

• "Third-Party Plan Releases Require Wide Support by All Creditor Classes," The Legal Intelligencer, October 2010

• "Fixed Quantity May Not Be Required to Satisfy Safe Harbor Defense," The Legal Intelligencer, July 2010

• "Goody's Family Clothing: Section 365(d)(3) Not the Only Way for Commercial Landlords to Obtain Full Payment," The Legal Intelligencer, April 2009

• "Success Fees Under Section 328: Be Reasonable and Specific," The Legal Intelligencer, April 2008

• "The Effect of the Bankruptcy Preference Statute (Including Recent Amendments) in the Commercial Setting," Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal, Summer 2006

• "Once More into the Breach: the Supreme Court's Sovereign Immunity Decision in Central Virginia Community College v. Katz," ABI Journal, March 2006

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Litigation
  • Foreclosure Actions
  • Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215 979 1557  Phone
215 827 5552  Fax
University Attended:
University of Central Florida, B.A., 1999
Law School Attended:
Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
2002, Delaware; 2016, New Jersey; 2017, Massachusetts; Florida; United States District Court for the District of Delaware
Delaware State and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Orlando, FL, 1977

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