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				Alberto
				R.
				Justin

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TEL: 302-651-2006 / MOBILE: 203-512-4390 / FAX: 302-574-2106 / jalberto@coleschotz.comLegal Practice Assistant: Rachel Deely TEL: 302-651-2502 rdeely@coleschotz.com

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 led engagements in many large and complex commercial restructurings throughout his career. Notable recent company-side engagements include his representations of True Religion, Advantage Rent-a-Car, and Charlotte Russe in their chapter 11 cases. In addition, Justin regularly represents official committees in some of the most complex and high-profile chapter 11 cases in the country, including the creditors' committees in the bankruptcy cases of Purdue Pharma, Mallinckrodt, Insys Therapeutics, J.C. Penny, Francesca’s, Claire's Stores, Bumblebee Tuna, Brookstone, American Apparel, Marsh Supermarkets, and Pacific Sunwear, among others. Justin is routinely called upon by clients for his practical approach to solving complex, bet-the-company issues and for his experience negotiating and litigating issues involving valuation, inter-creditor and allocation disputes, 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 previously as 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.

In 2020, Justin served as lead counsel to True Religion in its successful reorganization during the height of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The transaction earned wide recognition by several publications, including Turnaround and Workout magazine as a “Successful Restructuring of 2020,” Bloomberg and Law360. 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. See Award Methodology.

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.

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Education

Widener University Delaware Law School, J.D., cum laude

Springfield College, B.S.

Bar & Court Admissions

DelawareUnited States District Court for the District of DelawareUnited States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
 

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