Peter J. Roberts

Member

Chicago

(312) 474-1646

(312) 382-8910

Peter will be speaking at an upcoming event:

Turnaround Management Association’s Impact 2020 National Conference

09/29/2020

Peter Roberts will speak on a panel titled "Alternatives to Bankruptcy" at the Turnaround Management Association's Impact 2020 National Conference.

Event Details 

Pete represents clients in all matters of commercial insolvency, including bankruptcies, workouts, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, UCC Article 9 sales, and related litigation. He develops workout strategies for debtors and creditors, formulates and executes plans of reorganization, navigates asset sales in distressed situations, and litigates cases in state and federal courts. He has extensive trial and appellate experience, including several appeals before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Pete typically works with debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees, equity receivers, assignees for the benefit of creditors, prospective buyers of distressed assets, financial institutions, equipment lessors, landlords, and trade creditors. His clients come from a range of industries, including construction, health care, lending, manufacturing, real estate, retailing, wholesaling, collectibles, jewelry, furniture, trucking, and biotechnology.

Pete has been recognized by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He has an AV rating from Martindale Hubble and has been named an Illinois Leading Lawyer by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

Pete earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law and his A.B. cum laude from Boston College. 

 

Experience

News

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Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

Turnaround Management Association’s Impact 2020 National Conference

September 29, 2020

Peter Roberts will speak on a panel titled "Alternatives to Bankruptcy" at the Turnaround Management Association's Impact 2020 National Conference.

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • Boston College, A.B., cum laude, 1987

Awards & Honors

Martindale Hubbell, AV Rating

Named an "Illinois Leading Lawyer" by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company (2018)

Super Lawyers for Bankruptcy (2005-2020)

Best Lawyers for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights and Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Illinois (2012-2020)

  • Massachusetts
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Colorado
  • U.S. District Court -- Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court -- Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Illinois

American Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

Illinois Chair, Bankruptcy Committee of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association 

The Lawyers Club of Chicago

Turnaround Management Association