Bradford J. Sandler
Firm:
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
Phone:302.778.6424
Address: 919 North Market Street, 17th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19899

Membership: Professional AffiliationsCo-chair, Business Reorganization Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute Immediate Past Chair and Executive Committee Member, Philadelphia Bar Association Business Law Section Bankruptcy Committee Steering Commi
University: Drexel University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1989; Drexel University, M.B.A., 1989, Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Admitted: 1996, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; 2001, Delaware; 2008, New York
Biography: Mr. Sandler serves as a cochair of the firm's national Committee Practice Group and maintains a national practice representing debtors, committees, acquirers, and other significant parties in interest in complex reorganizations and financially distressed situations, both in and out of court. He is listed among both The Best Lawyers in America and Delaware Super Lawyers in bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights; is ranked among the top bankruptcy attorneys in the United States by The Deal; holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability; and is ranked among Bankruptcy/Restructuring attorneys by Chambers USA, which states that he “is an expert in creditors' committee work, ” and that he “blend[s] traditional legal skills with commercial negotiating and business sense. Chambers USA has also described Mr. Sandler as “a creative, calm, effective lawyer who is also quick, smart and aggressive.” Mr. Sandler regularly represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including retail and consumer products, technology, food and beverage, construction, life sciences, and manufacturing.He also has substantial experience in representing businesses and entrepreneurs in both healthy and distressed corporate and commercial transactions. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor of law at Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, where he teaches a course in business reorganizations. Mr. Sandler is a court-approved standing mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Districts of Delaware, New Jersey and New York, and the Superior Court for the State of Delaware.Mr. Sandler is an active member of his community, continues to publish numerous articles, and is a frequent speaker on the topics of corporate law and business reorganization. He received a B.S. and an MBA at Drexel University and his J.D. at Temple University, where he served as executive editor of the Temple Environmental and Technological Law Journal. He is admitted to practice in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, and primarily practices out of the Firm's Wilmington and New York offices. RepresentationsCreditors' committees: Ashley Stewart, Fired Up (Johnny Carino's), Quantum Leap (TGi Friday franchisee), Martifer Solar, LifeCare Hospitals, Namco Holdings, Bakers Shoes, Coach America, Buffets Restaurants, Smurfit-Stone, Eddie Bauer, Harry & David Holdings, Back Yard Burgers, Joan Fabrics, Quaker Fabrics, Emivest Aerospace Corporation, Oasys Mobile, SSI Group (Souper Salad), KH Funding, PJComn Acquisition Corp (Papa John's), Freedom Rings, Old Original Bookbinders, National Envelope Corporation, National Dry Cleaners, Neff Corporation, Pure Beauty Salons & Boutiques (Trade Secret), Bowe Bell & Howe, Anchor Blue Retail Group, Charlie Brown's Restaurant Group, Dan River Holdings, Goodys, Specialty Packaging Holdings, Palm Harbor Homes, Frank Parsons Inc., Custom Cable Industries Debtors: DVI Financial Services, Charleston Associates, Forward Foods, Network Access Solutions Corporation, Protarga, Kitchen Etc., Home Health Care of America, Avant-Garde Enterprises Trustees (postconfirmation or chapter 7): Leading Edge, Evergreen International Airlines, TSC, VeraSun Energy, Net2000 Communications, Ultimate Electronics, US Automotive Friction, Carolina Fluids, Somody, American Remanufacturers NewsDelaware Bankruptcy Court Indicates That Directors and Officers of an Insolvent Company May Be Liable for Breaches of Fiduciary Duty for Failing to Provide Timely WARN Act Notice January 7, 2016Seventeen PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America August 17, 2015Authoritative Chambers Guides Again Rank PSZJ Among the Best May 19, 2015Thirteen PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America August 2014Three PSZJ Attorneys Named Delaware Super Lawyers Philadelphia Magazine, June 2014Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones: Five M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards February 2014PSZJ Selected as Committee Counsel in LifeCare Holdings Chapter 11 Case December 2012Watch Out Directors and Officers: Third Circuit Keeps Deepening Insolvency Action Alive November 30, 2011 PublicationsNot for the Unwary: Claims Trading Strategies, Risks Journal of Corporate Renewal, February 2015Third Circuit Holds Philadelphia Newspapers LLC's Lenders Do Not Have a Right to Credit Bid Absolute Priority BlogMarch 23, 2010Alan Greenspan Acknowledges Government Failures and Proposes New Bankruptcy Scheme for Financial Institutions Absolute Priority BlogMarch 20, 2010 Programs and LecturesNational Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association, National Association of Credit Managers, Temple University School of Law (adjunct professor of law), Hildebrandt Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, New York State Bar Association, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, and the Philadelphia Bar Association. EventsSo You Don't Want to File for Chapter 11? Exploring the Pros and Cons of Common Alternatives to Chapter 11 National Conference of Bankruptcy JudgesChicago, October 10, 2014Advanced Committee Issues 86th Annual National Conference of Bankruptcy JudgesSan Diego, October 26, 2012Starting Up a Foreign Business Pennsylvania Bar InstitutePhiladelphia, September 28, 2010Look Who's Showing Up to the Party: Examining the Pros and Cons of Bankruptcy Examiners Philadelphia Chapter of the Turnaround Management AssociationWilmington DE, September 27, 2010 (Also at New York, NY Office)