Chicago, IL December 15, 2014 –
The law firm of Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim Ltd (BUPD Law) announces that Marc I. Fenton will join BUPD Law as Senior Counsel. He will continue his practice in the areas of corporate restructurings, liquidations and real estate workouts. Mr. Fenton was formerly a Partner in the Chicago office of the Ohio law firm of Statman Harris & Eyrich LLP. Prior to that, he was Senior Counsel with Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP; Of Counsel with DLA Piper US LLP; and a First Vice President and Legal Counsel in the Bank One legal department (now JP Morgan Chase.)
BUPD Law is delighted to have Marc Fenton join the firm,” said managing partner Michael Delrahim. “As lender’s counsel, Marc brings a wealth of bankruptcy, corporate restructuring and real estate workout experience to the firm. His deep knowledge of financial institutions coupled with real estate and corporate transactional experience will be of tremendous value to our clients and the Firm,” said Delrahim.
Mr. Fenton has significant experience representing lenders and debtors in reorganization cases, workouts, turnarounds and bankruptcy proceedings. He handles all aspects of Chapter 11 cases including pre-bankruptcy planning, negotiating and drafting first day motions, negotiating and confirming plans of reorganization. He has also been responsible for post-confirmation matters such as claims resolution, prosecution or defense of avoidance action and other adversary litigation.
Mr. Fenton’s experience also includes real estate workouts and out of court restructurings. He has successfully represented parties seeking to purchase or sell assets through bankruptcy or other out of court proceedings. Mr. Fenton has represented various creditors’ committees, assignees in assignments for the benefit of creditors and bankruptcy trustees.
Mr. Fenton has extensive experience representing public and privately held middle-market and Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, retailers, real estate developers, and manufacturers in bankruptcy cases throughout the country. Recent Chapter 11 cases in which he has been engaged to represent either the Debtor or Committee include: Hartmarx, Wickes, Inc. and Jays Foods LLC. Recent engagements on behalf of lending clients include Evans Oil Company, LLC and R & M Aviation, Inc.
A former Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for “Bankruptcy Law360, Mr. Fenton also is the author of a chapter entitled “Equitable Remedies” in the 2009 edition of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (“IICLE”) publication titled Creditors’ Rights in Illinois.
Mr. Fenton is a member of the Board of Trustees, Vernon Area Public Library District and served on the
Make a Wish Illinois, Corporate Contributions Committee from 2009-2012. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Northern Illinois University, College of Law. In 1975, he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola University of Chicago.
Mr. Fenton was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1981. He has appeared in bankruptcy courts throughout the country. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois where he is a member of the Federal Trial Bar. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Fenton is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Mr. Fenton is 61 and resides in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
About BUPD LAW
Brown, Udell, Pomerantz & Delrahim Ltd. (www.BUPDLaw.com) is a general commercial law firm representing business owners, developers, lenders and individuals in complex real estate, corporate and commercial litigation matters. The firm is a zealous client advocate and strives to provide clients with responsive high-quality legal services on a cost effective basis. BUPD Law was founded in 1978, and today has 23 lawyers with offices in Lincoln Park. The firm is led by managing partner Michael J. Delrahim. BUPD Law lawyers work on a team basis within a flexible and efficient infrastructure. Visit: www.BUPDLaw.com for more information.
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