Justin R. Alberto practices in the areas of corporate restructuring and litigation, with an emphasis on the representation of debtors, creditors' committees and other significant parties in interest. Justin has participated in many large and complex commercial restructurings throughout his career. Notable recent engagements include the representation of Charlotte Russe in its chapter 11 cases and the representations of the creditors' committees in the bankruptcy cases of Purdue Pharma, Claire's Stores, Bumblebee Tuna, Insys Therapeutics, Brookstone, American Apparel, Marsh Supermarkets, and Pacific Sunwear. Justin has significant experience negotiating and litigating issues involving valuation, structured finance, section 363 asset sales and contested confirmations in an array of industries, most notably retail, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals. He is a frequent speaker on issues involving valuation, debtor-in-possession finance and a recurring guest lecturer of Commercial Bankruptcy Practice and Procedure at Temple University Beasley School of Law. In addition to his restructuring practice, Justin is an experienced litigator with trial experience in state and federal courts involving issues of corporate law and distressed commercial situations. Justin is also a certified mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and is included on the Register of Mediators and Arbitrators maintained by the Court.
Each year since 2013, Justin has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Delaware Rising Star in the practice area of business bankruptcy. He is also recognized by Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America as a leading lawyer in bankruptcy and restructuring. He has also been included in Delaware Law Weekly's Lawyers on the Fast Track. Additionally, Justin was included in Delaware Today magazine’s 2015 and 2017- 2019 Top Lawyers list for business bankruptcy.
Justin graduated cum laude from Widener University Delaware Law School. While in law school, Justin clerked for the Honorable Henry duPont Ridgely, former Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. He also served as the Managing Editor of the Widener Law Review and was a member of the Moe Levine Mock Trial Honor Society. Prior to law school, Justin graduated with a B.S. in Business and Economics from Springfield College, where he was a member of the college's football team.
Widener University Delaware Law School, J.D., cum laude
Springfield College, B.S.
As published in: Bloomberg Law November 27, 2020
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The Federal Lawyer January 2016Justin R. Alberto
Journal of Corporate Renewal July 2017Justin R. Alberto
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