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Bret M. Harper

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5652
Fax: (312) 460-7952
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Bret M. Harper is an associate in the Litigation department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Mr. Harper concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and workouts of distressed loans.  He has represented debtors, receivers, secured creditors, trade creditors, bondholders, indenture trustees, and acquirers of distressed businesses both in court and out of court in matters involving bankruptcy litigation, workouts, restructurings, and enforcement of state law remedies.  Mr. Harper also has experience representing financial institutions and other asset-based lenders in non-distressed financing transactions.

Bret M. Harper is an associate in the Litigation department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Mr. Harper concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and workouts of distressed loans.  He has represented debtors, receivers, secured creditors, trade creditors, bondholders, indenture trustees, and acquirers of distressed businesses both in court and out of court in matters involving bankruptcy litigation, workouts, restructurings, and enforcement of state law remedies.  Mr. Harper also has experience representing financial institutions and other asset-based lenders in non-distressed financing transactions.

Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law (2008)
    Articles Editor, NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy
  • B.A. with honors, Northwestern University (2004)
    Hardy Scholar

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin

Courts

  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Publications

  • Co-author, "State Law Offers an Alternative to Chapter 11," National Law Journal (Special Report) (Nov. 29, 2010)