David B. Stratton

David B. Stratton


Wilmington, DE
Phone: 302.777.6566    Fax: 302.656.8865


"A very skilled negotiator and tactician with excellent judgment." -- Chambers USA 2015

David B. Stratton is co-chairman of Pepper Hamilton’s Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Group and the managing partner of the firm’s Wilmington office. He is a past member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Mr. Stratton has more than 36 years of experience representing debtors, creditors’ committees, secured and individual creditors, and parties-in-interest as both lead and co-counsel in bankruptcy courts in the Districts of Delaware and Maryland, the Southern District of New York and other U.S. bankruptcy courts.

Mr. Stratton serves as a director of several charitable business institutions in the Wilmington area.


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1978, articles editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review
  • A.B., magna cum laude, Gettysburg College, 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware

Practice Areas