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Mark Radtke concentrates his practice in corporate reorganization, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and commercial litigation.  He has represented debtors, trustees, assignees for the benefit of creditors, committees, financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, interest holders, and both business entities and individuals in a wide variety of complex restructuring, bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial matters, including both in-court and out-of-court matters.  Mark has represented clients in cases pending under chapters 7, 11 and 15 of the Bankruptcy Code; developed distressed debt workout strategies for debtors and creditors; assisted clients with asset sales; developed and implemented plans of reorganization; and litigated various contested matters in state and federal courts, including appellate practice before the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.  He has experience in numerous industries such as manufacturing, retail, real estate, automotive, trucking, financial, publishing, entertainment and various service industries.


Practice Areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 80%
    4 years
  2. Business: 20%
    4 years

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Contact Info

Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC

321 North Clark Street Suite 800
Chicago, IL, 60610


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200108/17/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Super Lawyers (Rising Stars)Law & Politics Magazine2013
Illinois Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Illinois Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Illinois Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Illinois Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Order of CoifChicago-Kent College of Law2001
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberShaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC2012 - Present
MemberShaw Gussis Fishman Glantz Wolfson & Towbin LLC2009 - Present
AssociateShaw Gussis Fishman Glantz Wolfson & Towbin LLC2003 - 2008
AssociateD'Ancona & Pflaum2001 - 2003
AnalystAccenture (fka Andersen Consulting)1997 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteCo-Chair, Young New Member Committee2012 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteEducation Director, Young New Member Committee2010 - 2012
American Bankruptcy InstituteMembership Relations Director, Business Reorg Committee2008 - 2010
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
West Commercial Bankruptcy LitigationLitigation Concerning the Automatic Stay2011
American Bankruptcy Institute JournalJurisdiction and Venue: First in Time Apparently Has Its Privileges, But Should It?2010
American Bankruptcy Institute JournalRooker-Feldman: Still a Litigator's Merry Mischief-Maker?2008
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Secured TransactionsTreatment of Secured Interests in Bankruptcy2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of IowaAccountingB.B.A.1997
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
20th Annual Central States Bankruptcy WorkshopThe Ins and Outs of LBOs2013
LIVE WebcastWhat You Need to Know About Fraudulent Conveyance Law2012
23rd Annual Winter Leadership ConferenceWhy Is There Never a Single Answer for the Cost of Capital or Value in Bankruptcy Proceedings?2011
NACM Oregon WebinarCurrent Issues in Chapter 112010
16th Annual Central States Bankruptcy WorkshopRemember When That Real Estate Was Worth Something? Dealing with the Distressed Real Estate Market In Insolvency and Restructuring Proceedings2009
26th Annual Spring MeetingStrengthen Your ABS: What and Why You Need to Understand About Asset-Backed Securities and Their Progeny2008