Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Mark Radtke has joined the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practice Group as a partner in its Chicago office. Radtke has extensive experience advising clients on corporate reorganizations and trusts, creditors’ rights, and bankruptcies.
For 20 years, Radtke has advised debtors, trustees, receivers, assignees for the benefits of creditors, committees, financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, foreign representatives, interest holders, directors and officers, business owners, and asset purchasers in a wide variety of complex restructuring, bankruptcy, insolvency, and commercial matters both in and outside of court, including Chapter 7, 11, and 15 cases. Radtke represents clients from various industries, including manufacturing, retail, real estate, automotive, trucking, financial, publishing, entertainment, health care, energy, and service industries.
“I have known and respected Mark’s work for almost 20 years, and we are excited to have him join the team,” said Geoffrey Goodman, co-chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practice Group, “Mark is very well-regarded for his complex Chapter 11 work, both in Chicago and across the country. His experience representing clients in a broad range of industries will further strengthen Foley’s nationwide team of more than 60 restructuring professionals. Mark’s addition is especially important as we look to bolster our team in anticipation of an uptick in business insolvencies in the New Year.”
Radtke’s experience includes developing distressed workout strategies for debtors and creditors, assisting clients with asset sales, and developing and implementing reorganization plans. He has also litigated contested matters in state, federal, and appellate courts, including contract disputes, UCC rights, director and officer and shareholder disputes, and multi-million dollar avoidance actions. Radtke also has extensive experience investigating fraud and pursuing rights and remedies on behalf of receivers, trustees, and other fiduciaries, including indenture trustees. His experience includes numerous proceedings and transactions with international parties and cross-border implications in North America, Asia, and Europe.
“Mark is well-known for his client-oriented and strategic approach to client service,” said Frank Pasquesi, managing partner of Foley’s Chicago office. “We expect a number of synergies between his practice and our team that will enable us to serve current and prospective clients better. Additionally, Mark will fit right in given the number of relationships he’s established over time with our bankruptcy team.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Foley, which has one of the largest and most robust bankruptcy and complex corporate restructuring practices in the country,” said Radtke. “Foley’s emphasis on practical solutions tailored to specific business needs aligns with my client service philosophy. I look forward to working with the team in Chicago and beyond.”
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