John A. Northen

Partner

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1975
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, A.B., 1972
North Carolina, 1975
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1976
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1976
U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1987
U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law (2007-2013)
Business North Carolina, Legal Elite, Bankruptcy (2002-2007, Hall of Fame 2008)
North Carolina Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights (2007-2012)

John Northen focuses his practice on financial restructuring for businesses, both in workouts and in Chapter 11 proceedings, representing companies, individuals, secured creditors, committees, and trustees. He has particular experience handling complex litigation in bankruptcy courts and appeals as well as in business acquisitions.

John is certified as a specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law by both the American Board of Certification and the North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization.

John has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Raleigh Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

John was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy in 2012, only one of 36 national nominees inducted into the 23rd Class of College Fellows at a ceremony held at the United States Supreme Court.