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George H. Singer


Current Position

Ballard Spahr LLP
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Class: XXXII (2021)Circuit: Eighth


American Bankruptcy Institute
Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Saint Thomas School of Law
National Bankruptcy Review Commission, Attorney on Staff


Supreme Court Decides: 'Mere Retention' of Property Does Not Violate Automatic Stay American Bankruptcy Institute Journal 2021
New COVID-19 Relief Legislation Amends Bankruptcy Code Bench and Bar of Minnesota 2021
Force Majeure Hitz Home and Excuses Rent Obligation Bench and Bar of Minnesota August/September, 2020
Director Fiduciary Duties: Navigating Financial Distress During COVID-19 Bench and Bar of Minnesota May 11, 2020
Searching for Hidden Treasure: Does Identifying the Security Agreement 'Indicate' the Collateral under Article 9? (Co-author) American Bankruptcy Institute Law Journal 2021
Consignments and Secured Lenders: What You Know Can Hurt You American Bankruptcy Institute Law Journal 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Protects Trademark Licensees (Co-author) Bench and Bar of Minnesota July 2019
Supreme Court Limits Securities Safe Harbor in Bankruptcy Clawbacks (Co-author) Bench and Bar of Minnesota July 2018
Chapter author Bankruptcy Practice in Minnesota Deskbook, Volumes 1 - 3 2016-2020
TOUSA: Fraudulent Transfer Risks in Loan and Restructuring Transactions Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law January 2012
The Art of the (Bad) Deal: Securing the 'Break-Up Fee' in Bankruptcy Sales Dealmaker Counsel April 2010
A Snapshot of the Polaroid Sale and Certain Considerations in 363 Sales Dealmaker Counsel July 2009
The Lender's Guide to Second-Lien Financing 125 Banking L.J. 199 March, 2008


United States Bankruptcy Court, Distinguished Service Recognition
Minnesota Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Raeder Larson Public Service Award
Ballard Spahr LLP, Pro Bono Service Award
Lindquist & Vennum LLP, Leonard Lindquist Pro Bono Award
Minnesota Bar Association, Attorney of the Year
U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers Best Firms - Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Reorganization Law, highest tier nationally (2018 - 2021)
Minnesota Lawyer, Attorney of the Year (2016)
The Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Minneapolis Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2015, 2017-2021)
Best Lawyers in Minnesota, (2020)
Minnesota Super Lawyers, (2006-2021)
Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), North Star Lawyer (2013-2019)
American College of Bankruptcy, Commendation
American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Commendation
Martindale-Hubbell AV, Preeminent Rated