Landis Rath & Cobb LLP is a premier boutique law firm concentrating on commercial bankruptcy, corporate restructuring and business litigation. We provide sophisticated legal advice and services to national, international and local clients in and out of federal and state courts. Our proven record of success is backed by a commitment to advocate for our clients' interests with personalized service and expert counsel.

Richard Cobb

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Richard S. Cobb

Founding Partnerattorneys-cobb
302.467.4430
cobb@lrclaw.com

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Practice Areas: Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring and Bankruptcy Litigation

A named and founding partner of Landis Rath & Cobb LLP, Rick practices in the areas of Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring and Bankruptcy Litigation.  Rick is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating system, signifying the highest level of professional excellence.  He has more than twenty years of experience as primary and co-counsel representing secured and unsecured creditors (such as sole or significant suppliers), secured lenders, debtors-in-possession, unsecured creditors’ committees, directors and officers, surety companies, and asset purchasers.  Rick appears for clients in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and other bankruptcy courts in the United States.

Regarded as a Leading Lawyer in Bankruptcy and Restructuring by Chambers USA, Rick is admitted to practice in Delaware and Pennsylvania and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Delaware State Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Rick graduated from Moravian College in 1987 and Villanova University School of Law in 1992. He has practiced in Delaware since graduating from law school, first with Duane Morris & Heckscher LLP (now Duane Morris LLP) as an associate, and then with Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling PC (now Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC), achieving shareholder status in March 2002. Rick founded Landis Rath & Cobb LLP with Adam Landis and Dan Rath in July 2003.

Education

Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Moravian College, B.A., 1987

Admissions to Practice

Delaware
Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Memberships & Associations

American Bankruptcy Institute
Delaware State Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association

Awards

Leading Lawyer in Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Delaware
Chambers USA – 2014-2017
Best Lawyers® 2017

Panelist

Anything But Bankruptcy – Revisited – American Bankruptcy Institute,

Mid-Atlantic Conference, August 1, 2008

Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fryer: Today’s Restaurant and the Challenges Ahead

American Bankruptcy Institute, 22nd Annual Winter Leadership Conference, December 10, 2010

Selected Representations

Chapter 11 Committees:

Aegis Mortgage
Ascendia Brands, Inc.
Atrium Windows and Doors
Delta Financial
GeM Solutions
Global Power Equipment Group
PJ Finance
Quicksilver Resources, Inc.
ResMAE Mortgage
Tribune Company
Tuscany International

Asset Purchasers:

AWI Delaware, Inc., et al.
Borden Chemicals & Plastics
Bruno’s Supermarkets
Central Grocers, Inc., et al.
Claim Jumper Restaurants
Eclipse Aviation Corp.
Fleming Companies
Joan Fabrics
Orbcom Communications
Penn Traffic Company
Polaroid
Simmons Bedding Company
Steel Heddle
Synova Healthcare Group

Chapter 11 Debtors:

American Laser Centers
CLARK Material Handling Company
Matlack
Pegus ARG Enterprises, Inc. (Black Angus Steakhouse)

Chapter 7 Debtors:

English Equestrian
Jack K. Elrod Company
LecStar Telecom
USDTV

Significant Creditors, Lenders and Other Parties In Interest:

Allen Family Foods
A&P Supermarkets
Associated Wholesalers (Lender and Asset Purchaser)
AWI Delaware, Inc., et al.
Belle Foods (Lenders and Major Creditors)
Bi-Lo LLC (Major Creditor)
Bolder Technologies
Bruno’s Supermarkets (Major Creditor and Asset Purchaser)
Budget Group
Dura Automotive
DVI, Inc.
Exide Technologies
Fruit of the Loom
Garden Ridge
Hancock Fabrics
Hines Horticulture
HQ Global Holdings
iBAHN Holdings
IT Group
Just For Feet
Landsource Communities Development LLC
Marsh Supermarkets Holding, LLC, et al. (Supplier)
Nations Rent
Owens Corning
Penn Traffic Company
Qimonda
Reddy Ice
Refco
Strauss Auto
Toltec (Surety Company)
Trident Microsystems
VeraSun Energy
WCI Communities
White Rose, Inc. (Secured Lender and Asset Purchaser)
Winstar Communications
WL Homes
WR Grace