Carl "Chuck" N. Kunz III
Firm:
Morris James LLP
Phone:302.888.6811
Address: 500 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1500
Wilmington, DE 19801

Membership:
University: University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1988, Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1993
Admitted: 1993, Delaware; United States District Court, District of Delaware; United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: Carl ("Chuck") N. Kunz, III has nearly 20 years of experience representing all types of creditors in bankruptcy courts around the country and representing litigation clients in Delaware state and federal Courts. In bankruptcy matters, Chuck represents both secured and unsecured creditors, clients in bankruptcy-related preference, and fraudulent conveyance litigation. In addition to representing parties in bankruptcy matters, Chuck assists creditors seeking to enforce rights against debtors. Chuck has tried jury and bench trials in all Delaware Courts, where he has represented parties in contract and commercial disputes and defended commercial tort cases. He has authored articles related to the practice of bankruptcy for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. In addition to his bankruptcy related work, Chuck also co-chairs the firm's Data Privacy and Information Governance Group with Tom Hanson. In this role, Chuck advises companies and clients on data security, data management, privacy and appropriate exercise of fiduciary duties when dealing with privacy and data management issues. Chuck is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the Technology Forum of Delaware, and is a frequent author of articles relating to privacy, data management, and recent developments in Delaware law and legislation relating to these issues. In Chambers USA (2013) - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chuck was described as being "very careful and adept in court" where he is noted for his courtroom presence. In Chambers USA (2012) - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chuck received accolades for his "years of proven experience" and for his "strong and prompt communication skills." Chambers USA (2011) reported, "Carl Kunz also earns recognition for his creditor work. He is an experienced litigator, and clients welcome his clear legal acumen and responsiveness, saying he is 'a good example of the ideal outside counsel.'" Professional Affiliations Delaware State Bar Association Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court American Bar Association American Bankruptcy Institute Delaware Board of Bar Examiners International Association of Privacy Professionals Community Affiliations Pro Bono attorney working with the Delaware Office of the Child Advocate American Alpine Club Appalachian Mountain Club Boy Scouts of America Recent Matters Atlas Air, Inc. et al. (Tampa, FL) Counsel for Mortgagee, Subordination Agent and Pass-Through Trustee for certain Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates (EETC) transactions in connection with this multi-billion dollar restructuring of aircraft business and leases. United States Mineral Products Company (Wilmington, DE) Delaware co-counsel for Chapter 11 Trustee appointed over this manufacturer of spray applied fire resistant material. Major issues involved creating 524(g) trust for resolving and administering past and future asbestos related claims. FKF Madison Park Group Owner, LLC, et al. (Wilmington, DE) Lead trial counsel for plaintiffs in Green Bridge Capital, S.A. et al. v. Ira Shapiro in contested corporate-control litigation. Following expedited litigation, including discovery and trial, judgment was entered in favor of plaintiffs. Robbins Bros. Corporation (Wilmington, DE) Delaware co-counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in this bankruptcy case of the largest chain of engagement ring stores in the United States. Global Aviation Holdings, Inc. et al. (Wilmington, DE) Delaware co-counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in this restructuring of providers of military, cargo, passenger and commercial charter air transportation services. Landlord representations. Lead counsel for commercial landlords in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States including Delaware, New York, Florida, California, Michigan, Illinois, Tennessee, Georgia, Arizona. Preference and Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation. Lead counsel and Delaware co-counsel for defendants in preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation throughout the United States including Delaware, Florida, Tennessee, California, Arizona, Colorado, New York, Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Illinois. News & Events News & Media Mentions Chuck Kunz Quoted In Data Security Article October 13, 2015 Delaware Business Times Chuck Kunz Spoke at Technology Forum of Delaware Presentation on Data Security September 2, 2015 Best Lawyers® 2016 Recognizes 21 Morris James Attorneys August 18, 2015 Fourteen Morris James Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2015 May 19, 2015 Morris James Launches Data Privacy and Information Governance Group March 31, 2015 Morris James Receives Top Legal Rankings in Chambers USA 2014 May 23, 2014 20 Attorneys in 23 Practices Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2014 August 15, 2013 Best Lawyers® 2014 Chambers USA Names 13 Morris James Attorneys in Their 2013 Guide to Leading Business Lawyers May 29, 2013 Chambers USA 20 Morris James Attorneys in 23 Practices Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2013 August 30, 2012 Chambers USA Names 14 Morris James Attorneys in Their 2012 Guide to Leading Business Lawyers June 4, 2012 Chambers USA Names 10 Morris James Partners In Their 2010 Guide to Leading Business Lawyers June 16, 2010 Chambers USA 2009 Recognizes 8 Morris James Attorneys and 4 Practice Groups June 10, 2009 Publications Articles & Publications Pitfalls In Cyberinsurance Coverage - Not Your Grandfather's Auto-Insurance Policy January 27, 2016 Data Privacy: Wyndham Hotel's Wake Up Call Should Be Your Own August 27, 2015 Three Delaware Privacy Bills Businesses Should Know About August 5, 2015 Delaware Student Data Privacy Protection Act Awaits Governor's Signature July 7, 2015 Delaware Enacts Online Privacy Law - Website Operators Will Need to Comply June 29, 2015 Delaware's "Computer Security Breaches" Law Needs an Overhaul March 27, 2015 It's Not Double-Counting: Using Sec. 503(b)(9) Invoices as New Value Defense to Preferences April 2010 American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXIX, No. 3 Latest Blog Posts Delaware Business Bankruptcy Report Fuhu, Inc. Files Chapter 11 As Part Of Proposed Sale to Mattel Taylor-Wharton International LLC Files Chapter 11 Mining and Exploration Company, Santa Fe Gold Corporation, Seeks Protection in Chapter 11 Hercules Offshore, Inc. and 14 Affiliates File a Prepackaged Chapter 11 Case Electronics Recycler, ZLOOP, Inc., and Two Affiliates File Chapter 11 Cases Corporate Resource Services, Inc. and Seven Affiliates File Chapter 11 Petitions As Part of Ongoing Wind Down Delaware USDC Analyzes Contract Integration; Remands to Bankruptcy Court for Debtor to Assume or Reject One Integrated Agreement Signal International, Inc. and Affiliates File Chapter 11; CFO Says Filing And Quick Sale Will Resolve 7 Years of Litigation And Preserve Value Storied Gun Maker Colt Enters Chapter 11 In Delaware; Seeking A Quick Sale Blog(s) Delaware Business Bankruptcy Report Honors Chambers USA, Recognized for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2008-2015 Best Lawyers®, 2013-2016 The Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Achievement Award: "For exemplary recent contribution to Access to Justice services and standing as a role model to other attorneys," 2012 Recipient Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating