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Myles H. Alderman Jr. - Hartford, CT

100 Pearl Street, 14th Floor Hartford, CT 06103

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Hartford Results Oriented Lawyer


Myles H. Alderman Jr. is a founding member of Alderman & Alderman and leads the firm's Commercial Law and Business Restructuring Practice Group. He has extensive experience representing businesses in financial distress, secured and unsecured lenders, trade creditors, committees and parties interested in acquiring assets, in Chapter 11 business reorganizations, liquidations and workouts...

Myles H. Alderman Jr. is a founding member of Alderman & Alderman and leads the firm's Commercial Law and Business Restructuring Practice Group. He has extensive experience representing businesses in financial distress, secured and unsecured lenders, trade creditors, committees and parties interested in acquiring assets, in Chapter 11 business reorganizations, liquidations and workouts. Industries with which he has experience include, construction, design, fashion, manufacturing, distribution, materials handling, retail, aviation and ground transportation.

Myles has been guiding business leaders, accountants and lawyers through Chapter 11 Business Reorganizations since 1986. His clients range from large financial institutions and global companies to closely held businesses and individuals.

Myles Alderman has published works on the subject including the Bankruptcy Law Chapter of the Connecticut Lawyers Deskbook (CBA, 2008) and the best selling business bankruptcy law bookChapter 11 Business Reorganizations: For Business Leaders, Accountants And Lawyers (Outskirtspress, 2006). His explanations of the bankruptcy process have appeared in a wide range of publications including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He has crafted strategies to help clients address issues of first impression in cases that have been "mission critical" to clients.

He also has extensive experience with complex litigation, arbitration and mediation. Myles regularly represents franchisees and has substantial experience resolving disputes for franchisees in the Quick Serve Restaurant business, including of Subway franchisees.

Based upon the review of his substantive legal ability and ethics by other attorneys and judges before whom he appears, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Myles an AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating™, its highest rating for attorneys. He was also selected to the Connecticut SuperLawyers for the areas of bankruptcy, creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law.

About Myles H. Alderman Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Results Oriented
  • ADR
  • Arbitrations
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts & Creditors Rights
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Chapter 11 Business Reorganizations
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors Rights’
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Mediations
  • Restructuring
  • Trials


  • 60%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 1992


Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Other Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association (Chair, Professional Discipline Section)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member, Executive Committee of the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member, Advisory Committee to Connecticut Lawyer Magazine)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Business Bankruptcy Section)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, of the Business Bankruptcy Section and the Uniform Commercial Code Section)


  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York, 1986
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: LFE Goldie Publication Award For Outstanding Scholarship
    Law Journal: Syr. J. Int. Law & Commerce, Managing Editor, 1985 - 1986
  • Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA, May, 1982
    Honors: Member: Housing Committee
    Honors: Class Treasurer, 1978-1979
    Major: Economics
    Major: Psychology
  • Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, August, 1982
    Post-Graduate Studies - Economics

Past Positions

  • State Savings Bank - Dublin Ohio, Loan Officer, 1982 - 1983
  • Reid & Riege
  • This is a partial list of past employment.

Pro Bono Activities

  • Human Rights Commission - Town of West Hartford, 2003 - Present
  • Youth Hockey - assistant coach, 1997 - 1998
  • Little League - Coach, Sponsor & Division Manager, 2003 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Revised Article 9 - Beyond THe Basics, L.E.S.
  • Bankruptcy Law - A Creditor's Perspective, LES
  • Preparing For Disaster Before It Strikes-Asset Protection Strategies That Work, NAPFA
  • In Connecticut - Beyond the Basics, NBI
  • Techniques for Acquiring Undervalued Assets From Bankruptcy Estates, CBA
  • Setoffs Under Section 553 Of the United States Bankruptcy Code, CBA
  • Employment of Professionals Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, CBA
  • Bankruptcy Law for the Corporate Lawyer, CBA


Other Sources of Feedback About Myles H. Alderman Jr.

Included on the 2007 Connecticut list

Past Lists

  • 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Myles H. Alderman Jr. on Super Lawyers


  • LFE Goldie Award for Outstanding Scholarship, 1986
  • SuperLawyers - Business Bankruptcy, 2006 - Present
  • SuperLawyers - Busienss Litigation, 2006 - Present
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2005 - Present
  • Connecticut SuperLawyers


Office Information


100 Pearl Street, 14th Floor Hartford, CT 06103


  • 860-969-0615

Office Hours

8:30 - 5:00 - Reception - Also by appointment.



  • Chaper 11 Business Reorganizations - For Business Leaders, Accountants and Lawyers, Outskirts Press, 2006
  • Desktop Manual - The Bankruptcy Chapter, Connecticut Bar Association, 2007
  • The Bankruptcy Law Chapter - CBA Basic Practice Manual, Connecticut Bar Association, 1994
  • Real Assets in the Virtual World - An Introduction to eBusiness for Borrowers, Lenders, Trade Creditors and Their Counsel, December, 1989
  • The Securities Acts and International Discovery Syracuse Journal International Law and Commercial, Vol. 12, No. 3, 1986
  • When Intellectual Property is not "Intellectual Property,", The CT Law Tribune
  • Understanding Why Debtors Sell Assets
  • Major Changes Affecting the Insolvent Homeowner, The Connecticut Lawyer
  • Bankruptcy Law Chapter of theConnecticut Lawyers Deskbook, CBA, 2008

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