Bruce J. Borrus

Firm: Fox Rothschild
Location: Seattle - WA

  • 1001 Fourth Ave. Suite 4500
    Seattle WA 98154-1065
  • Tel : 206.389.1686
  • Fax : 206.389.1708

Bruce focuses his practice on business bankruptcy, workouts, business loan documentation and commercial litigation. He represents creditors, debtors, trustees, committees, guarantors and individuals who find themselves entangled in creditor-debtor and other commercial disputes. Bruce also advises clients about ways to minimize the risk of litigation by properly structuring and documenting business transactions. Bruce’s clients include financial institutions, forest products companies, commercial builders, health care companies and individuals.

Bruce is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy topics, particularly those related to preferences, fraudulent transfers, debtor-in-possession financing and cash collateral.

Although Bruce practices most frequently in courts located in Washington, he has also represented clients in bankruptcy and other federal courts in Alaska, California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Texas.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Bruce chairs the Avoiding Powers Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Business Bankruptcy Committee.

He also serves on the Washington State Board of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

While in law school, Bruce was editor-in-chief of the Washington Law Review.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to “The Best Lawyers in America” list for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Washington by Best Lawyers (2013-2019)
  • Named a “Washington Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters (2003 – 2019)
  • Named among Washington’s “Top 100 Super Lawyers” (2018)
  • Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®

Fox Rothschild

Fox Rothschild has grown to a 950-lawyer national law firm with 27 offices by focusing on client service and responsiveness, and by attracting bright and creative lawyers who know how to deliver.

In a word, by listening.

Listening to our clients. Listening to our lawyers.

We give our clients the focus and service of a boutique – with the reach and resources of a national firm.

We provide our lawyers with a national stage and equip them with the platform to nurture innovation and drive client success.

Individuals and businesses – public, private and nonprofit; startup, family-run and multinational – receive our unwavering commitment to client satisfaction.