Evelyn J. Meltzer

Evelyn J. Meltzer


Wilmington, DE
Phone: 302.777.6532    Fax: 302.421.8390


Evelyn J. Meltzer is a partner in the Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Wilmington office. Ms. Meltzer focuses her practice on corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. 

Ms. Meltzer helps financially distressed companies, creditors and other key constituents navigate the complex business and legal issues that arise in insolvency and bankruptcy matters. Ms. Meltzer provides comprehensive advice to clients regarding the risks, benefits, challenges and opportunities available in restructuring proceedings. Ms. Meltzer’s counseling reflects a multi-disciplinary approach that takes into account her own wealth of experience in insolvency matters, and where appropriate, the expertise of other firm practice groups. Because of Ms. Meltzer’s experience on both the debtor and creditor side, she is able to understand all facets of a problem or opportunity and to devise insightful, imaginative and practical solutions that protect and advance her clients’ interests in a timely and cost effective manner. 

Ms. Meltzer is frequently invited to write and speak about current bankruptcy and insolvency issues.

Ms. Meltzer is AV Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Meltzer’s peers have described her as “imaginative, careful attorney who gets results,” “a rising star in the bankruptcy bar. She is a formidable adversary who exhibits the highest level of professionalism when representing her clients,” and “an excellent attorney and is of the finest character.”


  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., Political Science and Sociology, summa cum laude, Drew University, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

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