Lucian Murley

Lucian Murley

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (302) 421-6898
Fax: (302) 421-6813

Primary Office

Wilmington
1201 North Market Street
Suite 2300
Wilmington, DE 19801

Lucian Murley

Partner

Lucian Murley

Luke Murley has substantial experience representing debtors, committees, acquirers, fiduciaries, and other significant parties in interest in complex reorganizations and financially distressed situations, both in and out of court.

Luke regularly advises financially healthy businesses that find themselves creditors in chapter 11 cases. He has represented creditors serving on official committees in recent chapter 11 cases such as Alpha Media Holdings LLC, Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc., Fusion Connect, Inc., The Hertz Corporation, Hooper Holmes, Inc., Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Sizemek Inc., Talen Energy Services, LLC, Taco Bueno Restaurants, Inc., and Z Gallerie, LLC. 

Luke has represented official committees in the cases of Beauty Brands, LLC, BeavEx Holding Corp., Central Grocers, Inc., DirectBuy Holdings, Inc., Dynamic International Airways, LLC, Forever 21, Inc., Limitless Mobile, LLC, Maurice Sporting Goods, Inc., Moon Group, Inc., Phoenix Brands LLC, Teligent, Inc., and WP Steel Venture LLC.

Luke’s has extensive experience in litigating matters in bankruptcy courts throughout the country. He has defended firm clients in over 130 avoidance actions, an aggregate total of over $280 million in alleged transfers. He recently settled a contested rejection damages claim in bankruptcy court, resulting in a $35.9 million payment for a client.

Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

Delaware State Bar Association
Member of Local Rules Committee, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
Court-Approved Mediator, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
Former Co-Chair, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, American Bankruptcy Institute
Former Co-Chair, Financial Advisors and Investment Banking Committee, American Bankruptcy Institute
Former Co-Chair, Legislation Committee, American Bankruptcy Institute

Education

J.D., University of Kentucky School of Law, 2004

  • Managing Editor, Kentucky Law Journal Editorial Board
  • Stoll, Keenon & Park Kentucky Law Journal Outstanding Service Award

B.Mus., Northwestern University, 1998

Bar Admissions

Delaware
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Luke Murley has substantial experience representing debtors, committees, acquirers, fiduciaries, and other significant parties in interest in complex reorganizations and financially distressed situations, both in and out of court.

Luke regularly advises financially healthy businesses that find themselves creditors in chapter 11 cases. He has represented creditors serving on official committees in recent chapter 11 cases such as Alpha Media Holdings LLC, Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc., Fusion Connect, Inc., The Hertz Corporation, Hooper Holmes, Inc., Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Sizemek Inc., Talen Energy Services, LLC, Taco Bueno Restaurants, Inc., and Z Gallerie, LLC. 

Luke has represented official committees in the cases of Beauty Brands, LLC, BeavEx Holding Corp., Central Grocers, Inc., DirectBuy Holdings, Inc., Dynamic International Airways, LLC, Forever 21, Inc., Limitless Mobile, LLC, Maurice Sporting Goods, Inc., Moon Group, Inc., Phoenix Brands LLC, Teligent, Inc., and WP Steel Venture LLC.

Luke’s has extensive experience in litigating matters in bankruptcy courts throughout the country. He has defended firm clients in over 130 avoidance actions, an aggregate total of over $280 million in alleged transfers. He recently settled a contested rejection damages claim in bankruptcy court, resulting in a $35.9 million payment for a client.