Thomas M. Horan



(302) 295-2045

(302) 295-2013

Tom focuses his practice on financial restructuring and bankruptcy litigation, representing debtors and official unsecured creditors’ committees in complex Chapter 11 proceedings; counseling secured creditors, trustees, unsecured creditors’, and debtor-in-possession lenders; and representing clients in preference and fraudulent transfer proceedings. 

Tom serves as vice president, communications & information technology, for the American Bankruptcy Institute. He was ranked by Chambers & Partners USA in 2022, named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, and has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell.  

Tom earned his J.D., cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law and his M.A. and B.A. from Fordham University.



Chambers Ranks 86 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 22 Practice Areas in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

June 02, 2022

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 86 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2022 edition.

Lawdragon names Cozen O’Connor’s Brian Shaw and Thomas Horan Among Top 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers

January 31, 2022

Lawdragon has named Brian Shaw and Thomas Horan, members of Cozen O’Connor’s Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring practice, to its 2022 list of the Top 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers.

Render Unto Caesar…

February 01, 2021

Thomas Horan, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Practice, joined “Business/Disrupted" on The VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network to discuss the sovereign citizen movement.

With Global Bankruptcy Filings Increasing, Cozen O’Connor Adds Eight Veteran Attorneys to its Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Practice

September 01, 2020

Hires Expand Offerings in Chicago and Add Depth to the firm’s Corporate Bankruptcy Practice

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Match Wits with the Experts! An Ethics Game Show Featuring the Audience

December 11, 2021 - Rancho Palos Verdes, California


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2004
  • Fordham University, M.A., 1992
  • Fordham University, B.A., 1989

Awards & Honors

Chambers & Partners USA, 2022

Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating 

Super Lawyers, Delaware "Rising Star" in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights 2013-2015

  • Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Delaware

American Bankruptcy Institute

Georgetown Views From the Bench Conference, Advisory Board

Delaware Views From the Bench Conference, Advisory Board

Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, Co-chair of Advisory Board