Sean Williams

Sean Williams

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-6934
Fax: (312) 876-6227

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Sean Williams

Associate

Sean Williams assists debtors, creditors' committees, trustees, and purchasers of assets in bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Sean also has experience in bankruptcy litigation, handling large preference and fraudulent transfer actions, as well as prosecuting claims objections. In addition, Sean assists companies with out-of-court workouts, including refinancing transactions, distressed asset sales, and assignments for the benefit of creditors.

While in law school, Sean was an extern to the Honorable Bruce W. Black (ret.), U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Experience

Select representations include:

  • A furniture and office supplies provider in numerous section 363 sales of assets and subsequent confirmation of a liquidating plan in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • A software company in connection with a section 363 sale and dismissal of its chapter 11 case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Numerous creditors' committees including: a regional seed company located near Des Moines, Iowa in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa and a manufacturer located near Peoria, Illinois in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • A creditor trustee in prosecuting numerous fraudulent transfers actions against a chapter 11 debtor’s lenders and insiders

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Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Chair, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Bankruptcy Committee
  • Commercial Finance Association

 

Education

J.D., cum laude, The John Marshall Law School,  2013

  • Candidacy Editor, The John Marshall Law Review
  • Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition
  • CALI Award in Antitrust Law

B.A., cum laude, Augustana College, 2010

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Sean Williams assists debtors, creditors' committees, trustees, and purchasers of assets in bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Sean also has experience in bankruptcy litigation, handling large preference and fraudulent transfer actions, as well as prosecuting claims objections. In addition, Sean assists companies with out-of-court workouts, including refinancing transactions, distressed asset sales, and assignments for the benefit of creditors.

While in law school, Sean was an extern to the Honorable Bruce W. Black (ret.), U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.