Mr. Conlan has extensive experience representing fiduciaries in insolvency proceedings, including debtors-in-possession, creditors' committees, and trustees in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, bankruptcy litigation, and debtor-creditor matters. Mr. Conlan has been recognized by Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
and New Jersey Super Lawyers
as a leader in bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditor/debtor rights. According to the Chambers USA Guide
, Mr. Conlan is commended by clients as a "workhorse and a straight shooter who does not litigate for the sake of it
." Mr. Conlan has earned a “Preeminent” peer rating in Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence, as well as high ethical standing, with an average 4.9 rating out of 5 for legal knowledge, analytical capability, judgment, communication, and legal experience.
Mr. Conlan has extensive experience litigating fraudulent and preferential transfer actions. His current representations include former New Jersey Chief Justice James R. Zazzali in his capacity as the chapter 11 trustee and as the post-confirmation litigation trustee of the DBSI Estate Litigation Trust, where Mr. Conlan led the team of Gibbons lawyers that commenced more than 850 avoidance actions on behalf of the DBSI Estate Litigation Trust.
DBSI Inc. and its affiliates consisted of a conglomerate of hundreds of real estate entities with listed assets valued at over $2.65 billion at the time of their bankruptcy filing in November 2008.