John T. Carroll III

John T. Carroll III

Cozen O'Connor

Recognized since 2016

Wilmington, Delaware

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

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John T. Carroll, III has substantial experience representing a broad spectrum of clients, including secured lenders, trustees, creditors’ committees, and debtors-in-possession In bankruptcy proceedings and commercial loan workouts.

John has a substantial practice in representing trustees in bankruptcy and currently represents trustees in the notable bankruptcy cases of American Business Financial Services, Inc., Fenwick Automotive Products Limited, Hospital Partners of America, Inc., HRP Myrtle Beach Holdings, LLC, HomeBanc Mortgage Corporation, Monaco Coach Corporation and Pope & Talbot, Inc. John served as interim trustee in the nationally prominent bankruptcy cases of the Foundation for New Era Philanthropy, Inc. and Nutri/Systems, Inc. John has also served as a Chapter 7 panel trustee and Chapter 11 trustee in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Delaware.

John is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, where he is also an adjunct professor currently teaching the Chapter 11 bankruptcy course.

John has regularly lectured on a variety of topics for various organizations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Commercial Law League of America, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Management Accountants, Endowment & Foundation Summit on Investment Management, National Business Institute and National Association of Credit Managers.

Contact & Links


  • 1201 North Market Street, Suite 1001
    Wilmington, DE 19801


  • Widener University – Delaware Campus, J.D., graduated 1981
  • Villanova University, B.S., graduated 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware, Delaware
  • New Jersey, New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

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