James E. O'Neill

James E. O'Neill: Attorney with Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP


Mr. O'Neill has extensive experience in all aspects of bankruptcy work, including representation of debtors, unsecured creditors, and creditors' committees in chapter 11 cases. Mr. O'Neill served on the panel of chapter 7 trustees for the districts of Delaware, New Jersey, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. O'Neill is a former member of the board of directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that provides pro bono legal services. He also assisted in the development of an alternative dispute resolution system for the Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. O'Neill is a graduate of Georgetown University and received his J.D. from Villanova University Law School. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Delaware, and is a resident in our Delaware office.


•Walking Company Holdings Confirms Chapter 11 Plan
June 18, 2018
•Select Staffing Wins Restructuring Deal of the Year at 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
The M&A Advisor, December 2014
•Solyndra Bankruptcy Reorganization Wins ACG Energy Deal of the Year
Third Annual ACG New York Champion’s Awards
June 2013
•Pachulski Stang Honored for Work on Flying J and The Walking Company Chapter 11 Cases
M&A Advisor Fifth Annual Turnaround Awards
The M&A Advisor, March 9, 2011


•Introduction to Local Rules 9019-2 Through 9019-7: Origins, History, and Evolution
Mediation in Commercial Bankruptcy
Wilmington DE, December 10, 2014

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Mass Tort Cases

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
302.778.6407  Phone
University Attended:
Georgetown University, B.S., 1982
Law School Attended:
Villanova University, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1985, Pennsylvania; 2001, Delaware
Birth Information:
Devon, Pennsylvania, 1960
Reported Cases:
Representations: Creditors' committees: Flying J; Magna Entertainment; Chapter 11 debtors with asbestos mass tort issues: Federal-Mogul Global; W.R. Grace; Flintkote

Peer Reviews

Wilmington, Delaware

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