William A. Hazeltine

Sullivan Hazeltine Allinson LLC

901 North Market Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801


Asset Distribution, Bankruptcy, Commercial, Contract, Corporate, Creditor's Rights, Debt, Employment, Partnership Disputes, Probate

Bill concentrates his practice on commercial bankruptcies and restructurings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and has represented parties-in-interest in some of the largest and most complex commercial bankruptcies in the country.  Prior to starting his own firm in June 2005, Bill was a partner in the bankruptcy department of Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, where he was instrumental in developing the firm’s commercial bankruptcy practice.  Bill became a member of Sullivan · Hazeltine · Allinson LLC in January, 2008.

Bill has experience in virtually all aspects of commercial bankruptcy practice, and has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, financial institutions, landlords, reclamation creditors, partners, members, officers and directors of bankrupt companies and state government departments.  Bill also has significant experience representing defendants in preference litigation and has been counsel to several Fortune 500 companies in multi-million dollar preference actions.  Bill was admitted to the Bar of the State of Delaware in 1994 and is also admitted to practice in the United State District Court for the District of Delaware and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Bill has completed the Delaware Superior Court's mediation training program and is an approved mediator for the Court.   Bill is also on the Mediation Panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Our core practice focuses on representing parties in interest in commercial bankruptcy cases pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, including debtors, creditors’ and equity committees, trade vendors, asset purchasers, trustees and landlords. Our size, experience and fee structure make us uniquely situated to help our clients effectively navigate the bankruptcy reorganization or liquidation process efficiently and effectively.

In addition, we handle business litigation matters for our clients in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the Delaware Chancery Court, and the Delaware Superior Court, including contract disputes, corporate dissolution/trusteeship matters, and D&O litigation.

Whatever business issues bring you before the Delaware federal and state courts, we can help you obtain an expedient and successful resolution.

Sullivan · Hazeltine · Allinson LLC
901 North Market Street, Suite 1300
Wilmington, DE 19801

Tel:  302.428.8191
Fax: 302.428.8195
Email: [email protected]