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Rafael Xavier Zahralddin

Rafael Xavier Zahralddin

Practice areas:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Litigation

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 90%
    18 years, 200 cases
  2. Litigation: 10%
    22 years, 200 cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Eric Warren Sleeper

    I endorse Rafael and his.practice.


    Eric Sleeper Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Akanksha Kalra

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Akanksha Kalra Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Wilmington, DE, 19801




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Six Sigma GreenbeltState of Delaware2010
Business Law AmbassadorAmerican Bar Association, Business Law Section2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney April 2004 – November 2007 (3Morris James LLP2004 - 2007
Special CounselEckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott2003 - 2004
AttorneyAshby &Geddes2001 - 2003
AttorneyPachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP2000 - 2001
Law ClerkHonorable Samuel L. Bufford, United States Bankruptcy Court C.D.CA1999 - 2000
Associate Professor of LawChapman University School of Law1995 - 2000
Senior Writing FellowGeorgetown University School of Law1994 - 1995


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business Bankruptcy CommitteeCo-chair, Trustees and Examiners Sub-Committee2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business Bankruptcy CommitteeVice Chair, Trustees and Examiners Sub-Committee2011 - 2012
American Bar Association, International Law and Practice Section, Inter-American Law CommitteeVice Chair2003 - 2004
Delaware State Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
American Bar Association, International Law and Practice SectionVice Chair, International Legal Education Committee2000 - 2002
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Washington MutualGlobal settlement
In re: ProxyMed Transactional Services, et al.Successful auction of company and recovery of close to 75 cents on the dollar for unsecured creditors
In re DHP Holdings (DESA II)Liquidation of debtors' assets

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Publication NameTitleDate
35 THE INT'L LAWYER 793Year in Review, International Legal Education2001
34 THE INT’L LAWYER 817Year in Review, International Legal Education2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterInternational and Comparative LawLL.M - Master of Laws1995
Univ of VirginiaN/AundergraduateN/A
Widener Univ SOLN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Winter Leadership ConferenceLitigation in Cross-Border Cases2010
Hispanic National Bar Association's 2010 Inaugural Corporate Counsel ConferenceGovernment Oversight Under the Obama Administration2010
Business Bankruptcy Committee Fall MeetingPracticing What You Plead: Pleading Practicalities in the Post Twombly, Iqbal, and Caremerica World2010
American Bar Association Section of Business Law Winter Meeting 2010Diligencing and Structuring Transactions with Creditor-Challenged Parties2010
6th Annual American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy ConferenceAnything but Bankruptcy! Redux, The Brave New World of Non-bankruptcy Alternatives2010
Judge Haile Alford Memorial ConferenceLaw as a Springboard2008
DuPont Minority Counsel ConferenceInside the Minds of MCN Alumni and Chief Legal Diversity Officers2008