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G. Eric Brunstad, Jr.


Current Position

Dechert LLP
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT 06103

Tel: 860-524-3960
Fax: 860-524-3930

Class: XVIII (2007)Circuit: Second


Connecticut College, B.A. (1983)
University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (1986)
Yale Law School, LL.M. (2011)
Yale Law School, J.S.D. (2014)

Professional Career

Partner, Dechert LLP (2009-)
Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP (2000-09)
Associate (1991-93); Partner, Hebb & Gitlin, P.C. (1993-00)
Associate, Robinson & Cole (1987-91)


Yale Law School, Guest Lecturer/Senior Research Scholar/Visiting Lecturer in Law (1990; 1998; 2003/2016-19/1994-97; 2001-12; 2019-present)
NYU School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (2012-15; 2018-present)
Harvard Law School, Lecturer (2001)
Michigan Law School, Guest Lecturer (2004)
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Judicial Conference Advisory Committee (2005-)
American Bar Association, Chair, Business Bankruptcy Committee (2005-)
Hon. T. Emmet Clarie, District of Connecticut, Law Clerk (1986-87)
Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Professor of Law (2015-16)


Collier on Bankruptcy, Revised 15th ed., five chapters; 16th ed., two chapters Contributing Author
"Bankruptcy and the Problems of Economic Futility: A Theory on the Unique Role of Bankruptcy Law," 55 Bus. Law 499 2000 Author
"The Three Faces of Bankruptcy Law" Yale Law School Dissertations 2014 Author
Secured Transactions, Teaching Materials West Fourth Edition 2000 Co-Author


American Bar Association, Business Law Section, National Public Service Award for achievement in pro bono service (2019)
Commercial Law League, Lawrence P. King Award for Excellence (2019)
Dechert LLP, Sam Klein Pro Bono Award (2014)