GianClaudio Finizio

GianClaudio Finizio: Attorney with Bayard, P.A.
  • Director at Bayard, P.A. (20 Attorneys)
  • Courthouse Square, 600 N. King Street, Suite 400, Wilmington, DE 19801
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  • GianClaudio Finizio is a director at Bayard. He concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency law, insurance law and counseling companies on mergers and acquisitions, including general corporate and business law matters.
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GianClaudio Finizio is a director at Bayard. He concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency law, insurance law and counseling companies on mergers and acquisitions, including general corporate and business law matters. GianClaudio regularly represents debtors, official committees of unsecured creditors or equity holders, financial institutions, and publicly and privately held businesses in bankruptcy cases.

GianClaudio also focuses on insurance matters including advising insurance companies regarding compliance with state regulations and changes in ownership or control. During 2008, GianClaudio performed the duties of Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the Insurance Commissioner of Delaware. During 2010 and 2011, GianClaudio also served as counsel to the hearing officer in the matter of the proposed affiliation of Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware, Inc. with Highmark Inc. GianClaudio is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Delaware. He was named a leading lawyer for Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Delaware by Chambers USA in 2017. GianClaudio also currently serves as the firm’s hiring partner, member contact for Meritas, and on the Meritas Finance Committee. Meritas is an invitation only international alliance of over 175 business law firms located in over 80 countries.

Prior to practicing law, he served as a business analyst in Basell USA Inc.’s Health, Safety and Environment, supporting North American manufacturing, research and development facilities in the areas of product regulatory activities, environmental, toxicological, health, safety, and industrial hygiene. While in law school, GianClaudio was a member of Basell’s law department, assisting with litigation and corporate governance matters.

GianClaudio earned a J.D., magna cum laude (co-valedictorian), from the Widener University Delaware Law School, and graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Biology and Italian. He served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Jane R. Roth in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. GianClaudio is listed as an attorney contact for the State of Delaware by the Italian Trade Agency (ICE - Agenzia per la promozione all’estero e l’internazionale delle imprese Italiane). He is fluent in Italian.

Italian Trade Agency Link:

•ICE - Agenzia per la promozione all’estero e l’internazionale delle imprese Italiane. Profilo del Delaware .


Bayard Participates in Annual Delaware Minority Job Fair

Bayard Selected as Co-Counsel to the Elements Behavioral Health, Inc. Unsecured Creditors Committee

GianClaudio Finizio to Speak at Annual Meritas Conference

Bayard and Attorneys Recognized in 2017 Chambers USA Publication

Bayard Serves as Lead Counsel to Verengo, Inc. in its Chapter 11 Case

Legal Updates

Delaware Bankruptcy Court Confirms Plan and Sale of Verengo, Inc.

Bankruptcy Court Denies Indenture Trustee’s Request for Relief From Stay

Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Complaint for Failure to State a Claim for Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Bankruptcy Court Finds Action to Compel Annual Shareholder Meeting Not Barred by Automatic Stay

Bankruptcy Court Allows $13 Million Secured Claim But Declines to Direct Immediate Payment


Introducing Delaware’s New Captive Team

Priming Setoff Rights

ABI Journal, Vol. XXX, No. 7, September 2011.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Business Restructuring & Liquidations
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
302-429-4240  Phone
(302) 658-6395  Fax
University Attended:
University of Delaware, B.A., 1994
Law School Attended:
Widener University Delaware Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2002
Year of First Admission:
2002, Delaware; 2003, United States District Court for the District of Delaware


•American Bankruptcy Institute
•American Bar Association
•ALMA - Associazione Italiana LL.M.
•Delaware State Bar Association

Birth Information:
Hempstead, New York, 1971
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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