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James M. Greenan - Greenbelt, MD

6404 Ivy LaneSuite 820 Greenbelt, MD 20770

Updated: 01/17/2017

Greenbelt Bankruptcy and Reorganizations Lawyer


As one of the best bankruptcy attorneys in the State of Maryland, Jim has been successfully assisting his clients with their financial matters for over 40 years by developing a strategic action plan that is personalized and thorough...

As one of the best bankruptcy attorneys in the State of Maryland, Jim has been successfully assisting his clients with their financial matters for over 40 years by developing a strategic action plan that is personalized and thorough. Jim has represented and advised all types of businesses including construction companies, government contracts, hotels, fitness facilities, IT firms, golf courses and medical practices, to list a few, through complex and high-profile Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. He also has extensive commercial litigation experience representing banks, lenders, financial institutions and creditors in state and federal courts in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia.

Jim’s practice is focused on consumer and business bankruptcies and reorganizations, with an emphasis on restructuring the finances of businesses and individuals. Jim is committed to guiding his clients through a plan that takes all possible outcomes into consideration before implementation, and strives for a solution that is in their best interest.

Jim leads a team of lawyers with vast experience in restructuring business and individual finances. He and his team have a tradition of providing the highest standards of client service and responsiveness. Personalized and individual attention is based on a team approach, allowing clients to benefit from the combined expertise and years of experience.

Outside of the office, Jim stays active hiking, climbing, golfing and kayaking. He says “I love to climb mountains, but not the Everest type! My favorite climbs are in the mountains of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.”

About James M. Greenan

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Reorganizations
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Creditor Rights
  • Creditor Representation
  • Corporate and Business
  • Contracts

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Principal


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1969
  • District of Columbia, 1982
  • U.S. District Court for the District of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1970
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1969
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Other Affiliations

  • The Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland, 2009 - 2010 (President)
  • Prince George's County Bar Association (Past Chairman, Bankruptcy Committee)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (Member)
  • The District of Columbia Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member)
  • The Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland (Board of Director and Member)


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1969
  • University of Maryland, 1966



  • Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2014 - 2016
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy - American Lawyer Media, 2013
  • Top Attorneys in the Washington D.C. Metro Area by American Registry , 2011 - 2014
  • Maryland Super Lawyers , 2008 - 2015
  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers , 2008 - 2013
  • Top Bankruptcy Attorney by "Washingtonian Magazine", 2008 - 2013
  • Top Bankruptcy Lawyers in Annapolis by "What's Up Annapolis" - 2009, 2010, 2012
  • Top Attorney in Maryland by “Baltimore Magazine” , - 2014


Office Information


6404 Ivy LaneSuite 820 Greenbelt, MD 20770


  • 301-982-9450

Accepts Credit Cards


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