Peter C. Hughes is a Partner in the Firm’s litigation department and represents clients with respect to bankruptcy and insolvency matters and commercial litigation. He has more than 29 years of experience and has appeared in state and federal courts around the country. Peter’s breadth of experience spans multiple industries, including healthcare, real estate, energy, hospitality, communications, retail, financial services, non-profits and other industries. He has represented parties in all phases of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings, including asset sales, claims litigation, plan confirmation, assumption and rejection of leases and contracts, preference litigation, cash collateral use, valuation proceedings, relief from stay proceedings, and related matters. Peter also has represented parties in commercial litigation matters including patent litigation, contract disputes, successor liability litigation, fraudulent transfer litigation, and director and officer liability litigation.
He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey as well as the Second Circuit and Third Circuit Courts of Appeal, and is resident in the Firm’s Pennsylvania and Delaware offices.
- Named a Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyer, 2020
- AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
- Recognized as a Leader by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
- Listed in Super Lawyers
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