Tobey Daluz

Tobey M. Daluz


Tobey M. Daluz is a litigation partner who focuses her practice on corporate restructuring, workouts, and general bankruptcy litigation. Tobey represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, insurers, indenture trustees, and official committees in chapter 9 and 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 College of Bankruptcy

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 Legal 500, Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Municipal, 2022-2024

The Best Lawyers in America, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, 2013-2017, 2019, 2020, 2022-2024; bankruptcy litigation, 2024

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, “Diversity in the Workplace Including Law Firms,” 2022 District Conference on Racial and Social Justice in the Federal Courts, United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, October 28, 2022

Moderator, “Third Circuit Breakout,” National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Orlando, Florida, October 20, 2022

Panelist, “The Magic of a Bankruptcy Practice: Judges & Lawyers Share Their Secrets,” National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Annual Blackshear Lecture, Florida A&M University Law School, Orlando, Florida, October 19, 2022



Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 1990)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1987)




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