Adelman & Gettleman Ltd

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

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Now celebrating its 35th anniversary, Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd. has established itself as one of Chicago's oldest and most respected business insolvency firms.  We are a team of nine attorneys whose practice is dedicated exclusively to Chapter 11 reorganizations, chapter 7 liquidations, asset sales, insolvency, workouts and general restructurings. 

In addition to commercial litigation in both federal and state courts, Adelman & Gettleman has participated in major bankruptcy, workout and reorganization cases, representing debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, trustees, insurers, lessors and committees throughout the United States.  Members of the firm have tried and argued cases in numerous bankruptcy courts, federal district courts, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

The firm prides itself on its quality, integrity and thorough analysis of the alternatives and ramifications of every case, big or small, in order to fashion the most appropriate, efficient and cost-effective means of achieving a client's goals.  The firm aggressively protects and asserts the rights of its clients and has accumulated the legal know-how, practical knowledge and business acumen necessary to find solutions to complex financial situations.

With over 218 years of collective experience, the attorneys at Adelman & Gettleman have the well-earned reputation for getting difficult jobs done while maintaining the firm's ideal of being responsible participants in the legal system.


Adelman, Howard

Berish, Brad

Brougham, Alexander

Buck, Erich

Chaiken, Steven

Dwayne, Nicholas

Gettleman, Chad H

Merens, Henry

Silverman, Adam