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Perkins Coie LLP

131 South Dearborn St.
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL, 60603-5559

Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 50%
    6 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    6 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    6 years
  4. Business: 5%
    6 years

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ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198505/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading Lawyer in Leisure & HospitalityChambers USA2010
Illinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Leading Lawyer in Leisure & HospitalityChambers USA2009
Illinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Illinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Leading Lawyer in Leisure & HospitalityChambers USA2008
Illinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Leading Lawyer in Leisure & HospitalityChambers USA2007
Illinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2006
Illinois Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2005
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingMemberN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
American College of BankruptcyFellowN/A
Chicago Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Reorganization CommitteePresident1998 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Thompson Publishing GroupNorton Bankruptcy Law and Practice, 2d2008
Journal of Bankruptcy Law & PracticeBankruptcy: A New 'Lease' on Life?2003
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) JournalBlast from the Past: The Return of Hotel Bankruptcies2002
Journal of Bankruptcy Law & PracticeLaw Firm and Other Professional Partnership Bankruptcies2001
Journal of Bankruptcy Law & PracticeHotel Bankruptcies2001
Aspen Law & BusinessGinsberg and Martin on Bankruptcy1995
Norton Bankruptcy Law AdviserSection 502(b)(6) Rejection Damages – Measured by Rent or Time?1995
Norton Bankruptcy Law AdviserSoliciting Plan Rejections1994
Arizona Law ReviewRush to Judgment: Congressional Response to Judicial Recognition of Collective Bargaining Agreements Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Northwestern UniversityN/AB.S.J.1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation InstituteEffective Cross Examination of Experts; Understanding Privileges2010
27th Annual National CLE Conference / Vail, COHotels, Motels, Resorts and the Economy; Too Many Rooms, Not Enough Traffic, Issues in Hospitality Cases2010
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation InstitutePrivileges and Discovery Issues; Title 28 Issues2009
26th Annual National CLE ConferenceChapter 11 Cramdown Issues; The New Era of Retail Bankruptcies2009
Sixth Annual Hospitality Law ConferenceFinancing the Project2008
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation InstitutePrivilege and Discovery Issues; Sale of Assets2008
25th Annual National CLE ConferenceHotel Bankruptcy Redux2008
Norton Bankruptcy Litigation InstitutePrivileges, Work Product and Other Discovery Issues2007
24th Annual National CLE ConferenceLandlord/Tenant Issues; Preferences2007
Bankruptcy ConferenceBAFJA Changes Affecting Landlords and Tenants2005
Chicago Bar AssociationWhat You Need to Know to Be a (Good)! Bankruptcy Lawyer2003
10th Annual Central States Bankruptcy WorkshopChapter 11 Real Estate Issues2003
Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy ConferenceDirector and Officer Liability Issues; Ethics2002
Winter Leadership ConferenceHotel Bankruptcies - The Impact of New Value2001
Annual Spring MeetingThe Unthinkable? Professional Service Firm Bankruptcies – Risks and Prospects2001
Annual Spring MeetingHot Topics for Surety and Insurance Counsel in Chapter 11 Cases2000
U.S. Law ConferenceBankruptcy: A New ‘Lease’ on Life1996
American Bar Association Spring MeetingDocumenting Transactions Dealing with Lodging Facilities1996
Advanced Bankruptcy SeminarTrends in Bankruptcy: Trusteeships, Single Asset Real Estate and Retail Cases1996
American Bar Association Annual MeetingIssues for the Corporate Practitioner Cruising the Information Highway1995
Midwestern Bankruptcy ConferenceLandlord/Tenant Issues1994