J. Daniel Vorsteg

J. Daniel Vorsteg

PARTNER
jdvorsteg@wtplaw.com
BALTIMORE
T: 410.347.9429
F: 410.223.4329



Mr. Vorsteg is a partner in the firm's Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy Section handling complex business reorganizations, loan restructurings, Chapter 11 bankruptcies and related commercial and bankruptcy litigation. He has extensive experience representing corporate debtors, court-appointed committees, trustees, plan administrators and other stakeholders in bankruptcy cases, financial restructurings, litigation and related matters throughout the United States.

Recognitions

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America in practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2011 - present
 

Memberships & Activities

  • Member: Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member: District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member: Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland
  • Best Lawyers Designation

Complex Chapter 11 Reorganizations

  • Counsel in Chapter 11 to developer of a 2,000 acre waterfront community in Virginia
  • Counsel to regionally-based trucking companies specializing in bulk transportation of cement and lime
  • Counsel to the owner and operator of an electric generation facility in Batesville, Mississippi
  • Co-Counsel to an energy company with a focus on energy trading, power generation and natural gas transmission in North America with over $9 billion in assets
  • Counsel to designer, manufacturer and marketer of products for home fashions and apparel fabrics market
  • Co-Counsel to publicly traded railroad construction company with over $500 million in assets
  • Counsel to contract freight carrier specializing in expedited and overnight transportation operating in the Northeast corridor
 

Creditors' Committee Representation

  • Counsel to the Committee appointed in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of family-style restaurant chain 
  • Counsel to the Committee appointed in Chapter 11 bankruptcy of designer and manufacturer of bulk handling equipment and thermal processing equipment
  • Co-Counsel to Committee in Chapter 11 liquidation of major convenience store and fuel stations chain in the Northeast
 

Bankruptcy Trustee and Plan Administration Representation

  • Special Counsel to the Debtors in Chapter 11 liquidation of several hospitals to prosecute several hundred avoidance actions
  • Co-Counsel to Litigation Trust in Chapter 11 cases of chemical manufacturing company and multiple affiliates
  • Special Litigation Counsel to the Creditors Trust to investigate and pursue several hundred avoidance actions and other litigation
  • Counsel to Litigation Trustee in liquidation of an airline industry service company, including prosecution of preference litigation

NEWS

57 WTP Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2019, Four Named "Lawyer of the Year"

57 lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington offices. Client comments are posted on the U.S. News & Best Lawyers web site.

59 WTP Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2018, Two Named "Lawyer of the Year"

59 lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices. Client comments are posted on the U.S. News & Best Lawyers web site, at bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

In addition, two lawyers were selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for their particular areas of practice.


59 Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2017, Eight Named as "Lawyers of the Year"

Fifty-nine lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 (copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices.

In addition, eight lawyers were selected as “Lawyers of the Year” for their particular areas of practice. 


63 Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Four Named as "Lawyers of the Year"

Sixty-three lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 (copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices.

In addition, four lawyers were selected as “Lawyers of the Year” in the Baltimore region for their particular areas of practice.


61 Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America; Nine Named as "Lawyers of the Year"

Sixty-one lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices, including the firm's new Roanoke office.

In addition, nine lawyers were selected as “Lawyers of the Year” in their jurisdictions and areas of practice.


60 Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America Five Named as "Lawyers of the Year"

Sixty lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.).

This represents an increase of seven over last year.  The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices.

In addition, five lawyers were selected as “Lawyers of the Year” in their jurisdictions and areas of practice.


Plan of Reorganization Approved for F.T. Silfies and Price Trucking

On November 19, 2009, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Nancy Alquist confirmed the Chapter 11 plan of reorganization for F.T. Silfies and Price Trucking. The companies sought bankruptcy protection in March of this year, and Judge Alquist commended the WTP team that represented the companies for efficiency and expertise in quarterbacking a "model" Chapter 11 case from wire to wire.


WTP Elevates Seven Attorneys to Partners

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is delighted to announce that Robert S. Collins, Michael C. Gartner, Kevin G. Hroblak, Jennifer S. Jackman, Jennifer Ryan Lazenby, Dennis J. Shaffer, and J. Daniel Vorsteg have been made partners.