Scott Cousins

Top rated Bankruptcy attorney in Wilmington, Delaware

Cousins Law LLC
Scott Cousins
Cousins Law LLC

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions; view more

Licensed in Delaware since: 1992

Education: Widener University – Delaware Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

Cousins Law LLC

1521 Concord Pike
Suite 301
Wilmington, DE 19803 Visit website


Attorney Scott Cousins is the founder and owner of Cousins Law LLC in Wilmington, Delaware. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 27 years of total legal experience, Mr. Cousins provides invaluable counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Wilmington as well as New York City who have legal needs involving and of the following:

· Business reorganizations and liquidations

· Workouts and out-of-court restructurings

· Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

· Transaction due diligence

· Statutory and ad hoc committee representations

· Liquidating trustees, assignees and other fiduciaries

· Acquisitions involving financially distressed companies

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Cousins has gained a reputation as an authority in corporate bankruptcy, and he has handled numerous highly complex business reorganizations, liquidations, distressed sales and other transactions. He has also represented the rights and interests of both debtors and creditors alike in bankruptcy proceedings, and he works with commercial clients of all sizes in a variety of industries.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Cousins has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America for the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. In addition, he has received a listing in Chambers & Partners USA as a leading business lawyer from 2004 to 2006 and again each year since 2010. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

Mr. Cousins received his Master of Business Administration from Widener University and his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in 1992. He is a member of the Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court and the American Bankruptcy Institute as well as the Delaware State and American Bar Associations. He has also published articles in the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and he has conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics related to his practice areas.

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Practice areas

Bankruptcy: Business, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Constitutional Law

Focus areas

Bankruptcy Law

  • 50% Bankruptcy: Business
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 10% Constitutional Law

First Admitted: 1992, Delaware

Professional Webpage:

  • Delaware Today Magazine
  • AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers, 2013-present
  • Chambers & Partners USA, 2004-2006; 2010 to present
  • The International Who’s Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers, 2011-present
  • Best Lawyers®, 2006-present
Industry Groups:
  • Bankruptcy and Litigation

Office location for Scott Cousins

1521 Concord Pike
Suite 301
Wilmington, DE 19803

Phone: 302-549-0186


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

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