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Adam graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law
in 1997. He is admitted to practice in Delaware, Maryland, and the District of
Columbia, as well as the federal district courts in Delaware and Maryland.


He began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable
E. Stephen Derby, a judge (now retired) sitting for the United States
Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland. 
Following his clerkship, Adam joined the firm of Tydings & Rosenberg
LLP in Baltimore, Maryland, where he practiced primarily Chapter 11 bankruptcy
law and non-bankruptcy collections.  He
then moved to Wilmington, Delaware and became an associate in the Bankruptcy and
Restructuring Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, where he worked for approximately seven


During his career, Mr. Hiller has represented clients in a
multitude of roles, consisting primarily of Chapter 11 debtors and other
parties in bankruptcy cases, such as creditors’ committees, secured creditors,
Chapter 7 trustees, landlords, asset purchasers, executory contract parties,
taxing authorities, and post-confirmation trusts. He has also represented
numerous clients in bankruptcy litigation, non-bankruptcy fraudulent conveyance
actions, and collection and enforcement of judgments.


Adam is a member of numerous legal organizations,
including the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court, and the Bankruptcy Bar Association of
Maryland.  He also performs a significant amount of pro bono
representation to the community, representing 1 to 3 individuals in seeking relief under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code without a fee, representing minor children as a guardian ad litem for Delawre's Office of the Child Advocate, and providing general corporate counsel to the non-profit organization Maryland Society for Sight without compensation.


Outside his practice, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife Barbara and his two young children Madelyn and James at their home in Newark, Delaware.  He is a fan of science fiction novels, cooking, and choral singing.



Practice Areas


  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 85%
    18 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Foreclosure: 5%



Hourly ($350/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • William W Erhart

    Adam and I have worked on several matters together. He is very knowledgeable and a strong advocate for his clients. He is the most serious and intellectual attorney I know who is state of the art in all matters. I have made numerous referrals to him: all with good results.


    William Erhart Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Pinckney Harris & Weidinger LLC

1220 N. Market St., Ste. 950
Wilmington, DE, 19801

Wilmington, DE, 19801



DCInactive 199905/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateDraper & Goldberg PLLC2007 - Present
AssociatePepper Hamilton LLP.2000 - 2007
AssociateTydings & Rosenberg Llp1998 - 2000
Law Clerk (and intern) to the Honorable E. Stephen DerbyUnited States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland1997 - 1998
Law clerkGreenan Walker Trainor & Billman (now McNamee, Hosea, Jernigan, Kim, Greenan and Lynch, P.A.)1996 - 1997
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of CourtMember2000 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1997 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of MarylandMember1997 - Present
American Bar Association (Young Lawyers' Division)Bankruptcy Law Committee, Co-Chair1997 - 2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawN/AJ.D.1997
Claremont McKenna CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1993