Marc E. Albert

Clients choose Marc for his exceptional understanding of bankruptcy proceedings, his outstanding communication skills, and his ability to drive multiparty negotiations.

Marc’s deep experience as an operating trustee for Chapter 7 and 11 cases, as well as his work as litigation counsel for the Tax Division of the Department of Justice, make him a uniquely qualified and trusted advisor for clients in bankruptcy and state and federal tax matters.

Known as an excellent communicator, Marc is a Chambers USA-rated attorney who brings a wealth of inside knowledge of the bankruptcy system to bear on behalf of his debtor, creditor, lender and committee clients. His work as a bankruptcy trustee and a receiver in state court cases, as well as his role as operating trustee for numerous multifamily real estate projects, provides him with an experienced perspective of how diverse cases play out.


Energetic and adept at managing multiparty litigation, Marc represents debtors, creditor committees, lenders and other parties. Aided by his experience as a Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 operating trustee, Marc's clients benefit from his ability to leverage assets to their highest and best use, preserving value for those he represents.

Marc represents secured creditors and private lenders in bankruptcy cases, helping clients marshal assets. He has crafted joint plans of reorganization and led litigation over asset sale and exploitation.

A frequent speaker, writer and lecturer both locally and abroad, Marc has a tangible passion for his local community, particularly in education, as well as international affairs, as evidenced by his work with George Washington University and the World Affairs Council. Additionally, he serves as chair of the firm's Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights Group.

Active in a wide range of professional organizations, Marc was recently elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.

Very involved as a board member of the GW MFA, a large health care provider in Washington, DC and board.

A member of the Studio Theater, one of the most exciting theatre companies in Washington, DC.

Very astute in representing parties in complex negotiations in reaching resolution and settlement of issues that seem at first blush unresolvable.


  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Income Tax
  • Private Business


  • Pennsylvania, 1974
  • District of Columbia, 1981
  • Maryland, 1984
  • Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977


George Washington University, J.D., 1973

Georgetown University, M.L.T., 1984

George Washington University, B.A., 1970

Contact Info

Phone: (202) 728-3020
Monday: 9am - 6pm ET
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm ET
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm ET
Thursday: 9am - 6pm ET
Friday: 9am - 4pm ET
Saturday/Sunday: Email Only
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