• Bankruptcy, Business Law, International Law
  • Illinois
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Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • International Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Co-Chair, National Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy Practice
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Professional Experience
Co-Managing Shareholder
Current
Education
Emory University School of Law
J.D.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S.
Finance
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Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Member, American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Chairman of the Board, 2002-2003
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Current
Activities: President, 2000-2001
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Activities: Member of Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 1999-2000
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Current
Activities: Founding Chair, Central States Bankruptcy Workshop (a regional ABI education program held annually in Traverse City, Michigan), 1993-1999
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Current
Activities: Founding Chair, Committee on Health Care Insolvency, 1994-1998
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Current
Activities: Founding Chair, Committee on Professional Compensation in Bankruptcy Cases, 1989-1994
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Current
Activities: Member, R3 (London)
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Current
Activities: Founding Chair, Law and Justice Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1997-present
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Current
Activities: Member, Advisory Board of St. John’s University School of Law Bankruptcy L.L.M. Program
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Activities: General Counsel, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, 1993-Present
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Current
Activities: Jewish United Fund Member, Board of Directors
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Current
Activities: Co-Leader, Nachshon Poland/Israel Leadership Mission, 2006
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Current
Activities: Chair, Jewish United Fund's Lawyers Division Dinner, 2005
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Current
Activities: Member, Board of Directors, Chairman, Steering Committee, Chicagoland Jewish High School, 2006-present
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Current
Activities: Alumni Advisor, Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal
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Current
Activities: Member, Law School Council, Emory University School of Law, 2003-Present
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Current
Activities: Member, Advisory Board, Georgetown University Law Center and ABI's "Views From the Bench" annual program featuring 15 prominent judges from across the country
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Activities: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences, Chicago Medical School, 2005-Present Member, Board of Directors
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Current
Activities: Secretary, Board Executive Committee, 2006-present
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Current
Activities: Chair of Audit Committee, 2005-present
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Current
Activities: Board Member, Anti-Defamation League of Greater Chicago
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Current
Activities: Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Congregation Beth Shalom, Northbrook, Illinois
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Activities: Former Member, Board of Directors, INSOL International
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Activities: Member, Board of Editors and Board of Advisors, West's Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 1984-2002
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Current
Activities: Chair, Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy & Reorganization Committee, 1999-2000
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Current
Activities: Adjunct Professor, McGeorge School of Law's International program in Salzburg, Austria (International Commercial Arbitration), 1995-2000
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Current
Activities: Founder and First Chairman of the Board of Directors, American Bankruptcy Board of Certification (the nation's sole certifier of bankruptcy specialists), 1992-1995
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Websites & Blogs
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77 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
USA
Telephone: (312) 456-8405
Fax: (312) 456-8435