Neil B. Glassman

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  • Director at Bayard, P.A.
  • Courthouse Square, 600 N. King Street, Suite 400, Wilmington, DE 19801
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  • 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.
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Neil B. Glassman is chairman of the Board of Directors of Bayard and is a member of the firm’s bankruptcy group. Neil focuses his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency law, and insurance and entity law. He joined Bayard in 1986.

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. He is regularly appointed as a hearing officer by the Insurance Commissioner of the State of Delaware in insurance matters pertaining to changes of control and advises merger parties themselves when not acting for the Commissioner.

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 from 2006 through 2019 as a leader in bankruptcy and restructuring, and was also named by Best Lawyers as one of the foremost practitioners in his region. In 2012, 2013, and 2016-2018, he was recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Delaware Super Lawyer in business bankruptcy. In 2017, Neil was voted a Top Lawyer in Delaware Today magazine for his work in Business-Commercial Law. Neil is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

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Bayard, P.A. Practice Groups and Attorneys Recognized in Chambers 2019 Guide

2019 Best Lawyers List Includes 8 Bayard Attorneys

Twelve Bayard Attorneys Named to 2018 Delaware Super Lawyers List

Bayard, P.A. Recognized in 2018 Chambers USA Guide

Delaware Today Announces Seven Bayard Attorneys in 2017 Top Lawyer Edition


Introducing Delaware’s New Captive Team

Maximizing Value

Captive Review: Delaware Report 2011 (January 2011).

Section 363 Sales in the US

Financier Worldwide (October 2009).

Racing Against Time in Chapter 11

Financier Worldwide, No. 75 (March 2009).

Equity Committees: A Consequence of the “Zone of Insolvency”

ABI Journal, Vol. XXIV, No. 10 (December/January 2006).

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Business Entities
  • Business Restructuring & Liquidations
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
302-429-4224  Phone
302-658-6395  Fax
University Attended:
University of Connecticut, M.B.A., 1978; Trinity College, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
1982, United States District Court for the District of Delaware; 1983, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 1982, Delaware


•American Bankruptcy Institute
•American Bar Association
•Delaware State Bar Association
•Federal Bar Association

Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1952
Payment Information:
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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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Wilmington, Delaware

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