Larry Coppel is a member and chairs the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group. He has maintained a diverse practice in complex business bankruptcy and workout cases and has extensive experience representing lenders, debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees, receivers and other parties. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation and has received recognition for his specialty in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America since its first publication.
Larry founded and was the first President of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland. He also served as Chair of the Banking, Bankruptcy and Business Law Committee of the Baltimore City Bar Association. Larry is a member of the Liaison Committee of the United States Bankruptcy Court and United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He was a member of the Panel of Trustees for the District of Maryland from 1979 to 1992 and holds memberships in the American Bankruptcy Institute, and Turnaround Management Association. He is a member of the faculty of the annual MSBA Advanced Bankruptcy Institute and is a frequent lecturer at other bankruptcy programs.
Licensed since 1969
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||Maryland Super Lawyers||2015|
|Best Lawyer in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtors Rights Law||Best Lawyers in America||2015|
|Best Lawyer in Litigation - Bankruptcy||Best Lawyers in America||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Maryland Super Lawyers||2014|
|Lawyer of the Year in Litigation Bankruptcy||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American College of Bankruptcy||Fellow/Director||N/A|
|Maryland Bar Foundation||Fellow||N/A|
|Baltimore Bar Foundation||Fellow||N/A|
|Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland||Past President||N/A|
|Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland||Founding Member||N/A|
|Columbia Festival of the Arts||President, Board of Trustees||N/A|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Advanced Bankruptcy Institute||Faculty||2014|
|Maryland Bar Journal||Defending Your Client From A Bankruptcy Claim||2007|
|University of Maryland School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1969|
|University of Maryland, College Park||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1966|