Brian focuses his practice on financial restructuring, bankruptcy, and other in- and out-of-court distressed solutions, along with attendant litigation, representing debtors, creditors, and other parties-in-interest in proceedings throughout the country. Over the past three decades, he has guided Chapter 11 debtors, Chapter 7 and 11 trustees, creditors’ and noteholders’ committees, assignees, landlords, liquidating trustees, labor organizations, preference and fraudulent conveyance defendants, receivers, and secured and unsecured creditors through all aspects of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring.
A fellow at the American College of Bankruptcy, he has also served as president, chairman, and vice president of membership at the American Bankruptcy Institute and previously chaired the Chicago Bar Association’s Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section. Brian has earned accolades from Chambers USA, Martindale Hubbell (AV Rating), Super Lawyers (Top 100 in Illinois-2020), Best Lawyers in America, Lawdragon (Top 500 Bankruptcy Lawyers), and Marquis Who’s Who in America.
Brian earned his J.D. from University of Illinois College of Law and his B.A. from Tufts University.