Barry A. Chatz

Barry A. Chatz

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-6670
Fax: (312) 876-6241

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Barry A. Chatz

Partner

Barry Chatz represents lenders, unsecured creditors, corporate debtors and trustees in numerous matters around the country. Barry is a panel bankruptcy trustee as well as a post-confirmation trustee. Barry is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Barry is an instructor at the John Marshall Law School. He teaches the real estate law class, "Bankruptcy and Insolvency Laws Affecting Real Estate." He has spoken before many legal organizations including the Commercial Law League of America and Committees of the American Bar Association as well as private businesses. Barry also appeared on the judicial panel at the National Business Institute's "Bankruptcy Judicial and Trustee Forum."

 

Experience

Select representations where Barry serves/has served as trustee include:

  • Knight Industries, Inc. and related entities 
  • Nanovation Technologies, Inc.
  • Midwest Bank Holdings, Inc. 
  • The Chicago Fire Brick Trust
  • Foods, Inc. Trust f/k/a Dahl's Foods
  • Balmoral Racing Club, Inc./Maywood Park Trotting Association, Inc.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list, 2005 - 2018

Memberships and Affiliations

Illinois Bar Association

California Bar Association

American Bar Associations

American Bankruptcy Institute member

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, panel bankruptcy trustee Served with the Office of the United States Trustee for the Central District of California through the United States Attorney General's Honors Program (1987-1990)

 

Education

J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1987

B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1984

 

Bar Admissions

California
Illinois

Firm Management Positions

Executive Committee Member

Barry Chatz represents lenders, unsecured creditors, corporate debtors and trustees in numerous matters around the country. Barry is a panel bankruptcy trustee as well as a post-confirmation trustee. Barry is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Barry is an instructor at the John Marshall Law School. He teaches the real estate law class, "Bankruptcy and Insolvency Laws Affecting Real Estate." He has spoken before many legal organizations including the Commercial Law League of America and Committees of the American Bar Association as well as private businesses. Barry also appeared on the judicial panel at the National Business Institute's "Bankruptcy Judicial and Trustee Forum."

 

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