Blank Rome LLP

Kenneth Ottaviano

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Ken regularly represents traditional and nontraditional financing sources in complex insolvency and restructuring matters throughout the country. He has significant experience in major corporate bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts and restructurings, local and multijurisdictional assignments for the benefit of creditors, federal or state court receivership actions, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, Uniform Commercial Code sales, and various debtor-creditor litigation matters. Ken also represents lessors, indenture trustees, bondholders, borrowers, guarantors, debtors in possession, distressed asset and debt purchasers, assignees, trustees, receivers, examiners, special servicers and various creditor classes. While Ken mainly concentrates on distressed transactions in the health care industry, he has experience in numerous other industries, including automotive, construction, distribution, energy, financial institutions, franchising, hospitality, manufacturing, media, retail, landlord and technology.


Ken has been admitted pro hac vice in numerous jurisdictions throughout the United States. He is admitted to practice law in Illinois and New York, and before the US District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois (including Trial Bar), Central District of Illinois, Northern District of Indiana, and Western District of Wisconsin.

Professional Memberships

Illinois State Bar Association, Turnaround Management Association, American Bankruptcy Institute.