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Richard L. Wasserman

Principal Attorney

Current Position

Senior Counsel
Willcox & Savage, P.C
440 Monticello Avenue, Suite 2200
Norfolk, VA 23510
Baltimore, MD 21208

Tel: (410) 207-9997

Class: IX (1998)Circuit: Fourth


Princeton University, A.B., magna cum laude (1970)
Columbia University School of Law, J.D. (1973)

Professional Career

Senior Counsel, Willcox & Savage, P.C. (2022- )
Principal, Offit Kurman P.A. (2017-2022)
Venable LLP (1978-2017)
Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn (1974-78)
Law Clerk to the Honorable Roszel C. Thomsen, U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland (1973-74)


American Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Baltimore City Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland: Past President; Former Director
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow (1998 -); Director (2019 -); 4th Circuit Regent (2014-18)
Maryland Bar Foundation
American College of Bankruptcy Foundation, Director (2019 -)


"Best Practices Report on Electronic Discovery (ESI) Issues in Bankruptcy Cases," The Business Lawyer Aug 2013 Chair, ABA Working Group
Bankruptcy Appeals Manual (2nd ed. 2005) (3d ed. 2010) Editor
Bankruptcy Appeals Manual 1998 Co-author and Editor-in-Chief
"A Step-by-Step Look at Chapter 11," Chapter in Best Practice for Corporate Restructuring, Aspatore Books 2006 Author
Co-author and contributor to numerous program materials including Judicial Institute of Maryland, "Bankruptcy Issues for State Court Judges: Maryland Supplement" (1995); Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice (1992-07;2010-13)


Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy Law
Listed in Who's Who in America
Listed in Who's Who in American Law
Listed in International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Exceptional Service Award (2005, 2017)