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Eugene J Geekie Jr.

Eugene J Geekie Jr.

Practice areas:

Litigation, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Litigation: 60%
    29 years
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 40%
    29 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($495-575/hour)

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Contact Info

Arnstein & Lehr LLP

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL, 60606

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198705/14/2015
MOGood Standing, Active198601/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer: Business LitigationIllinois Super Lawyers2015
Faculty MemberFinancial Poise/Thomson Reuters (West) Webinars2015
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Leading Lawyer: Bankruptcy/Workouts; Creditor's RightsLeading Lawyers Network2015
Faculty MemberFinancial Poise/Commercial Law League of America Webinars2014
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2014
Leading Lawyer: Bankruptcy/Workouts; Creditors' RightsLeading Lawyers Network2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super Lawyer: Bankruptcy/BusinessIllinois Super Lawyers2014
Super Lawyer: Bankruptcy/BusinessIllinois Super Lawyers2013
Leading Lawyer: Bankruptcy/Workouts; Creditors' RightsLeading Lawyers Network2013
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2013
Faculty MemberFinancial Poise Webinars2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Leading Lawyer: Bankruptcy & Workouts; Creditors' RightsLeading Lawyers Network2012
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2012
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super Lawyer: Bankruptcy/BusinessIllinois Super Lawyers2012
Contributing EditorNorton Bankruptcy Law and Practice 3d (2011)2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2010
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2009
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2009
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Contributing EditorABI Commercial Fraud Task Force2008
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Faculty MemberNorton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner in Litigation and Bankruptcy GroupsArnstein & Lehr LLP2014 - Present
Partner and Chair of Bankrutpcy Litigation PracticeFreeborn & Peters LLP2012 - 2014
Partner; AssociateSchiff Hardin LLP1988 - 2012
AssociateHusch & Eppenberger1986 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Turnaround Management AssociationMember2005 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1989 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation 2nd (2015)(J. Friedland, ed.; Thomson Reuters)Litigation Regarding Discharge and Dischargeability2015
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation InstituteBankruptcy Claims Litigation2014
Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation 2nd (2014)(J. Friedland, ed.; Thomson Reuters)Litigation Regarding Discharge and Dischargeability2014
Westlaw Journal BankruptcyCastleton Plaza -- A Range of Implications For New Value Plans2013
Portfolio Media (Law360)Fiesta Holdings -- Or Is It Siesta Holdings?2013
Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation 1st (J. Friedland, ed.; Thomson Reuters)Litigation Regarding Discharge and Dischargeability2011
16th Annual Bankruptcy Utility ConferenceIncreased Conversions: Chapter 11 to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 to Chapter 7; How to Get Paid for Post-Petition/Pre-Conversion Periods2009
Renaissance -- MorrisAndersonBankruptcy Claims Trading: Buyer Beware...Or Not?2008
Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice 3dContributing Editor2008
ABI Commercial Fraud NewsletterThe Sub-Prime Loan Mess: Where Did It Come From?2008
The Bankruptcy StrategistThe Supreme Court Speaks In Marrama: The Plain Meaning Rule Isn't So Plain Any More2007
Norton Litigation InstituteElectronic Discovery: New Rules Lead To New Challenges -- As If BAPCPA Wasn't Enough2007
Journal of Bankruptcy Law & PracticePostconfirmation Liquidation Vehicles (Including Liquidating Trusts And Postconfirmation Estates): An Overview2007
International Law Office PublicationsIpso Facto Clauses: Unenforceable Termination Provisions -- Are There Any Alternative Clauses?2007
Edison Electric InstituteTroubled Buyers: How To Keep A Bad Situation From Getting Worse2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Saint Louis UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1983
Saint Louis UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Financial Poise/Thomson Reuters (West) WebinarNuts and Bolts of Lost Profits Cases2015
Financial Poise/Thomson Reuters (West) WebinarAnatomy of Earn Out Disputes2015
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IIPost-Confirmation Issues In Bankruptcy2014
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IIBankruptcy Claims Litigation2014
Norton Bankruptcy Institute WebinarPost-Consfirmation Issues In Bankruptcy2014
Financial Poise/Commercial Law League of America WebinarHow to Confirm a Chapter 11 Plan and How to Fight Against Confirmation2014
Financial Poise/Commercial Law League of America WebinarValuation Fights In Bankruptcy2014
Financial Poise/Commercial Law League of America WebinarProfessional Responsibility In Bankruptcy Cases2014
Financial Poise/Commercial Law League Of America WebinarAnatomy of Preference Litigation2014
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IIEthical Considerations In Bankruptcy2013
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IISubstantive Consolidation In Bankruptcy2013
Financial Poise WebinarNegotiating Earn Out Provisions2013
Financial Poise WebinarLitigating Lost Profits Cases2013
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IIDrafting Disclosure Statements and Chapter 11 Plans2011
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IISale of Assets2011
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IIChapter 11 Open Forum2010
Norton Bakruptcy Litigation Institute IIChapter 11 Open Forum2009
16th Annual Utility Bankruptcy ConferenceIncreased Conversions: Chapter 11 to 7 and Chapter 13 to Chapter 7 (Or How to Get Paid In Bankruptcy)2009
Norton Western Mountains Bankruptcy InstituteEthical Issues in Bankruptcy2008
Norton Western Mountains Bankruptcy InstituteBankruptcy Claims Trading2008
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IIRecent Cases Regarding Statutory Interpretation2007
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute IIAmendments to Electronic Discovery Rules2007
2005 EEI Master Agreement SessionTroubled Buyers: How To Keep A Bad Situation From Getting Worse2005