Marc serves as Senior Counsel to Levenfeld Pearlstein and practices in the areas of corporate restructurings, liquidations, and real estate workouts. He has significant experience representing lenders and debtors in reorganization cases, workouts, turnarounds, and bankruptcy proceedings. He handles all aspects of Chapter 11 cases including pre-bankruptcy planning, negotiating and drafting first day motions, and negotiating and confirming plans of reorganization.   Marc also has been responsible for post-confirmation matters such as claims resolution, prosecution, or defense of avoidance action and other adversary litigation.

His experience includes real estate workouts and out-of-court restructurings. Marc has successfully represented parties seeking to purchase or sell assets through bankruptcy or other out-of-court proceedings.  He has represented various creditors’ committees, assignees in assignments for the benefit of creditors, and bankruptcy trustees. Marc has extensive experience representing public and privately-held, middle-market and Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, retailers, real estate developers, and manufacturers in bankruptcy cases throughout the country.  Recent Chapter 11 cases in which he has been engaged to represent either the Debtor or Committee include Hartmarx, Wickes, Inc., and Jays Foods LLC.  Recent engagements on behalf of lending clients include Evans Oil Company, LLC, and R & M Aviation, Inc.

A former Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Bankruptcy Law360, Marc also is the author of a chapter entitled “Equitable Remedies” in the 2009 edition of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education publication titled “Creditors’ Rights in Illinois.”

  • Bar Admissions: Illinois, 1981

    Court Admissions: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

    Education: Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., 1975, Political Science
    Northern Illinois University, College of Law, J.D., 1981

  • Memberships: American Bankruptcy Institute
    Board of Trustees, Vernon Area Public Library District
    Make a Wish Illinois, Corporate Contributions Committee, 2009-2012

  • Honors & Awards: Member of the Federal Trial Bar for the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    Chairman, Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy & Reorganization Committee, 1989-1990