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Mark A. Carter
Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd.
Suite 1050
53 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604-3701
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Phone: (312) 435-1050
Fax: (312) 435-1059
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Position Areas of Practice Bar Admissions
Education Published Works Affiliations

Mr. Carter is a 1985 graduate of the University of Illinois , graduating with High Honors.  In 1988, Mr. Carter graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law and accepted a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Richard N. DeGunther, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division.  In 1990, Mr. Carter became associated with the firm and became a partner in January of 1996.

Throughout the nine (9) years that he has been a partner with the firm, Mr. Carter has represented financial institutions, collective bargaining agents and related funds, and other creditors and trustees with a focus on loan workouts and bankruptcy related litigation, secured transactions and debtor-in-possession financing. Most recently, in 2005, Mr. Carter was elected by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer in the area of bankruptcy and reorganization.

Current Employment Position(s):
Areas Of Practice:
Bankruptcy Litigation
Secured Transactions
Commercial Transactions
Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1988
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1994
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2002
University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, 1988
Honors: Alpha Lambda Delta
Honors: Phi Eta Sigma

University of Illinois, 1985
Honors: With High Honors

Published Works:
"Secured Interests in Bankruptcy", Advanced Commercial Finance and Creditors Rights in Illinois, IICLE, 1993
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Commercial, Banking and Bankruptcy Section Council
American Bankruptcy Institute
Past Employment Positions:
Hon. Richard N. DeGunther, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois, Law Clerk
Birth Information:
January 6, 1963, Joliet, Illinois

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