Tobey M. Daluz

Partner
Delaware

Tobey M. Daluz is a litigation partner and Practice Co-Leader of Ballard Spahr's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group. She focuses on corporate restructuring, workouts, and general bankruptcy litigation. Tobey represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, insurers, indenture trustees, and official committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. She also represents buyers of assets in the context of sales under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Tobey is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and she is the founding Chair (now member) of the Delaware Network of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). She is a member of the Bankruptcy Law Section and Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Appointee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to serve a three-year term on its Lawyers Advisory Committee, which comments on proposed rules of the Circuit and serves as a liaison between the court and legal community

Appointed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to serve on its Merit Selection Panel and participated in the review and recommendation of seven bankruptcy judge candidates

American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Member, Unsecured Creditors Newsletter Committee; Member, Advisory Board of ABI's Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers USA, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, 2010-2018

The Best Lawyers in America, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, 2013-2017, 2019, 2020, 2022

Chambers USA Women in Law Awards 2014, Finalist, Mentoring/Private Practice Lawyer of the Year

Speaking Engagements

Tobey lectures both locally and nationally on the topics of bankruptcy and diversity in the legal profession, including the following presentations:

Panelist, "Building Your Practice," Delaware State Bar Association Annual Women and the Law Retreat, Rehoboth, Delaware, March 2, 2018

Panelist, "Women Navigating Large Law Firm Life," Philadelphia Business Journal Women in Law Event, Philadelphia, June 24, 2018

Panelist, "Top Commercial Cases of the Year," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 23rd Annual Bankruptcy Institute, Philadelphia, October 2017

Credentials 

Education

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 1990)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1987)

Admissions

Delaware

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court