Nicholas J. Brannick is a member in the firm's Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring and Litigation Departments. Nick focuses his practice on general litigation and corporate disputes and corporate restructuring matters, including representing debtors, creditors committees and parties in adversary proceedings. Nick has worked with clients in several industries, including agriculture, aviation, retail, software and commercial real estate. He has also represented first lien lenders, liquidating agents and WARN Act defendants in bankruptcy cases as well as Chapter 7 trustees.
Nick has served as lead or co-counsel in a number of complex bankruptcy cases. His significant debtor representations include:
- American Cadastre, L.L.C.
- Rubicon U.S. REIT, Inc
- Eos Airlines, Inc.
- Eurofresh, Inc.
- Zounds, Inc.
- Curtis Papers, Inc.
Nick’s committee representations in Chapter 11 proceedings include:
- EnviroSolutions of New York, LLC
- Mesaba Aviation, Inc.
Nick has also represented parties in contract disputes in Delaware’s Chancery Court and Superior Court.
Recent engagements include:
- Successfully defending a real estate development company in a $4.9 million contract dispute. See Miller v. National Land Partners, LLC, 2014 WL 2601378 (Del. Ch. Jun. 11, 2014) aff’d 2015 WL 849692 (Del. Feb. 26, 2015).
- Representing the plaintiff in a dispute involving a multi-million dollar family business before the Delaware Chancery Court.
- American Bar Association
- Delaware Bar Association
Nick is admitted to practice in Delaware, New York, Ohio (inactive) and Pennsylvania.
Nick earned his B.A. from Wittenberg University and his J.D. from The Ohio State University.
EducationThe Ohio State University, J.D., with Honors, Order of the Coif, 2005Wittenberg University, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 2001
Bar & Court AdmissionsOhio, 2005New York, 2011Delaware, 2012Pennsylvania, 2013U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2006U.S District Court, Southern District of New York, 2012U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 2013
March 19, 2018
As published in: Big Law Business January 4, 2018
As published in: World Intellectual Property Review January 4, 2018
As published in: Delaware Business Now January 4, 2018
January 2, 2018
As published in: NJBIZ January 2, 2018
As published in: Law360 July 25, 2017
Norman Pernick, Nicholas Brannick and David Dean were mentioned as representing SNMP companies in "Software Co. In Nortel Ch. 11 Tries To Up $8M Claim To $81M"
As published in: Law360 May 12, 2017
Norman Pernick, Nicholas Brannick and David Dean represented SNMP as Nortel resolves objections to Ch.11 plan from IP fight
As published in: Law360 January 13, 2017
November 17, 2016
Michael Bonkowski and Nick Brannick were mentioned in an article titled, "Parts Supplier Tried To Loot $60M Enviro Fund, Suit Says"
As published in: Law360 August 23, 2016
Norman Pernick, Nicholas Brannick and David Dean were mentioned in article titled, "$200M Looks Too High For SNMP IP Claim, Nortel Judge Says"
As published in: Law360 July 7, 2016
David Hurst, Nicholas Brannick, David Bass and Daniel Geoghan were mentioned in an article titled, "Yahoo Resists Releasing Email Account In Irish Bank Ch. 15"
As published in: Law360 March 1, 2016
David Hurst, Nicholas Brannick, David Bass and Daniel Geoghan were mentioned in the article, "Yahoo Must Give Up Emails In Ch. 15 Probe, Irish Bank Says"
As published in: Law360 February 25, 2016
Michael Bonkowski and Nicholas Brannick were mentioned in article titled, "Chancery Keeps Fraud Claims In $200M Trucking Sale Row"
As published in: Law360 February 23, 2016
Privilege Review in Bankruptcy: A Practical Tutorial CLE Presentation at Cole Schotz New Jersey OfficeAttorney Speaking: Nicholas J. BrannickJuly 19, 2018
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law March 2, 2018Nicholas J. Brannick
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law April 24, 2017Nicholas J. Brannick
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law March 6, 2017Nicholas J. Brannick
Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law Monitor January 20, 2016Nicholas J. Brannick