Hon. Kevin J. Carey (Ret.)

Adjunct Professor
J.D., Villanova University School of Law B.A., Pennsylvania State University

Judge Carey is a partner in Hogan Lovells US LLP’s Business Restructuring and Insolvency practice, resident in the firm’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office. Judge Carey was first appointed to the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 2001, then, in 2005, began service on the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (as chief judge from 2008-2011). Judge Carey is on the Executive Committee of the Board of the American Bankruptcy Institute and serves as Vice President of Membership. He is a past Global Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association and is an honorary member of the Turnaround, Restructuring and Distressed Investing Hall of Fame. Judge Carey is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a member of the International Insolvency Institute. He is a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Judge Carey is also a part-time adjunct professor in the LL.M. in Bankruptcy program at St. John’s University School of Law in New York City, New York. He began his legal career in 1979 as law clerk to Bankruptcy Judge Thomas M. Twardowski, and then served as Clerk of Court of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Judge Carey received his J.D. in 1979 from the Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. in 1976 from The Pennsylvania State University.