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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.
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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.
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|Senior Associate||Draper & Goldberg PLLC||2007 - Present|
|Associate||Pepper Hamilton LLP.||2000 - 2007|
|Associate||Tydings & Rosenberg Llp||1998 - 2000|
|Law Clerk (and intern) to the Honorable E. Stephen Derby||United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland||1997 - 1998|
|Law clerk||Greenan Walker Trainor & Billman (now McNamee, Hosea, Jernigan, Kim, Greenan and Lynch, P.A.)||1996 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court||Member||2000 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||1997 - Present|
|Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland||Member||1997 - Present|
|American Bar Association (Young Lawyers' Division)||Bankruptcy Law Committee, Co-Chair||1997 - 2002|
|University of Maryland School of Law||N/A||J.D.||1997|
|Claremont McKenna College||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|