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Brian L Shaw

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Practice Areas

As Co-Chair of the Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department, Brian represents both debtors and creditors in reorganization and liquidation proceedings, other distressed situations and in attendant litigation. He has guided Chapter 11 debtors, Chapter 7 and 11 trustees, creditors’ and noteholders’ committees, assignees, landlords, liquidating trustees, labor organizations, preference and fraudulent conveyance defendants, receivers and secured and unsecured creditors.


Brian was a member of Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, which merged with Fox Rothschild in 2018.

Professional Memberships

American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow; American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Past President, Past Chairman, Past Vice President of Membership; ABI Chicago Conference, Co-Chair Emeritus; ABI Professional Development Program, Former Co-Chair and Developer; Chicago Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section, Past Chair


The Domesticity Barrier to Recognition of a Foreign Proceeding Under Chapter 15 with Christina M. Sanfelippo, August 2018 – The Bankruptcy Strategist


University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1993); Tufts University (B.A., cum laude, 1989)