Tobey Daluz > Ballard Spahr LLP > Wilmington, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
919 N. MARKET STREET
11TH FLOOR
WILMINGTON, DE 19801-3034
DELAWARE
United States
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Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner and Practice Co-Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group

Career

Tobey M. Daluz is a litigation partner and Practice Co-Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group. She focuses on corporate restructuring, workouts, and general bankruptcy litigation. Tobey represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, insurers, indenture trustees, and official committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. She also represents buyers of assets in the context of sales under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Tobey is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and she is the founding Chair (now member) of the Delaware Network of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). She is a member of the Bankruptcy Law Section and Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.

Admissions

Delaware

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

Appointee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to serve a three-year term on its Lawyers Advisory Committee, which comments on proposed rules of the Circuit and serves as a liaison between the court and legal community

Appointed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to serve on its Merit Selection Panel and participated in the review and recommendation of seven bankruptcy judge candidates

American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Member, Unsecured Creditors Newsletter Committee; Member, Advisory Board of ABI’s Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop

Delaware State Bar Association
Member, Bankruptcy Law Section; Member, Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section

Delaware Network of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Founding Chair and member

James Brister Society of The University of Pennsylvania, an alumni organization that promotes diversity at Penn

Ballard Spahr’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council and leader of Diverse Partner Group

Member, Board of Directors of Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, 2005-2020; Vice Chair, 2010-2012

Education

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 1990)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1987)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal

Ballard Spahr LLP offers clients an ‘unparalleled‘ service, with advise encompassing municipal bankruptcy and recovery, in addition to buy-side representations, trust instruction proceedings and public finance. Tobey Daluz and Matthew Summers head the team from Wilmington, whilst Vincent Marriott and William Rhodes head the team from Philadelphia. Its team is well equipped to handle Chapter 9, Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases pertaining to special districts, senior living facilities and hospital systems. Notable highlights includes its representation of Wells Fargo Bank, NA, in its capacity as indenture trustee, in matters relating to the bankruptcy of Verity Health System and its outstanding municipal bonds exceeding $260m. Other notable individuals include William Wassweiler for his advisory to the Wilmington Trust and Dara Smith for her assistance to the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority.