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Janet M. Nesse - Greenbelt, MD

6411 Ivy LaneSuite 200 Greenbelt, MD 20770

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Updated: 07/11/2021

Greenbelt Bankruptcy Law Lawyer


Janet has over 35 years of experience in Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights, representing secured and unsecured creditors pursuing claims in bankruptcy court. She currently serves as Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Trustee for the District of Maryland. She is particularly known for resolution of matters that require a creative approach in maximizing the recovery for clients, which includes purchases of claims, hostile takeovers in the bankruptcy context and pursuit of creditor plans...

About Janet M. Nesse

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor / Creditor
  • Government Contracts
  • Litigation & Appeals

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Principal


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1985
  • District of Columbia, 1981
  • Virginia, 1985
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit


  • College of William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1981
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1978
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: English Literature


Other Sources of Feedback About Janet M. Nesse

Included on the 2021 Washington DC list

Past Lists

  • 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Washington DC Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Janet M. Nesse on Super Lawyers


  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights law

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Office Information


6411 Ivy LaneSuite 200 Greenbelt, MD 20770


  • 301-982-9450

Accepts Credit Cards




  • New Bankruptcy Legislation Provides Relief to Manufacturers, Suppliers Of Building Products, December, 2005
  • Bankruptcy Amendments Will Affect Builders in Their Various Roles, November, 2005
  • Draft Lot Contracts with Bankruptcy Perils in Mind, October, 2005
  • Changes in Bankruptcy Law on Homestead and Exemptions for Individual Debtors, September, 2005
  • Inside the Minds, Strategies for Debtor-in-Possession and Exit Financing, Leading Lawyers on Securing Funding and Analyzing Recent Trends in Bankruptcy Financing, 2015

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