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The Firm

Now entering its third decade of practice, Adelman & Gettleman, a major player in Chicago. Founded in March, 1983, by Howard L. Adelman and Chad H. Gettleman, the firm is composed of a solid team of lawyers with over 100 years of collective expertise in  the areas of bankruptcy, corporate law, reorganization, insolvency, and commercial litigation. In 1990, Henry B. Merens became a partner in the firm, followed by Brad A. Berish and Mark A. Carter in 1996, and Adam Silverman in 2003. The firm is also renowned for its  representation of  debtors, creditors, creditor committees, and trustees in significant Chapter 11 cases. In addition to its multi state practice, its lawyers are also licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Two of its attorneys also earned licenses as Certified Public Accountants and a third attorney possesses a Master in Business Administration. Members of the firm have also been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America.

   Its Specialty

While the firm's Chapter 11 bankruptcy practice is complex, the approach is straightforward: it combines big firm experience and talent with boutique firm creativity, focus and flexibility. Clients of all sizes appreciate the firm's ability to expeditiously and expertly advise on a broad range of issues while remaining cost conscious. The firm has also gained an edge on its competitors due to the strong practical business sense it brings to finding solutions to today's legal problems. Adelman & Gettleman also stacks up well against other firms in its lawyers' accessibility and attentiveness to detail. The firm is recommended in Chambers USA as a leading bankruptcy firm in Illinois, "and for having earned acclaim in its handling of regional bankruptcies." Clients can count on its attorneys to be approachable, responsive, efficient and effective. Inquiries are responded to quickly, case developments reported on regularly, and changes in relevant law constantly monitored.

Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd.
53 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1050
Chicago, Illinois 60604-3701
Telephone: (312) 435-1050
Fax: (312) 435-1059


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