Biography

Allen has extensive experience in complex Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, bankruptcy litigation and appeals, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors and out-of-court restructurings.He represents debtors, business owners, trustees, secured creditors, trade creditors, landlords, asset purchasers, receivers and assignees in a wide variety of insolvency related matters.

    Allen also represents parties in interest in bankruptcy-related litigation and adversary proceedings.

    Representative Matters

    Allen's recent experience includes:

    • Confirmation of a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for Mid-City Parking, Inc.
    • Successful Chapter 11 going-concern sales of Bachrach Clothing, Inc., and Appliance Control Group, Inc., a national manufacturer of combustion related components for the gas cooking appliance industry
    • Representation of Chapter 7 trustees in IFC Credit Corp. (Illinois), Jore Corporation (Montana), and Mego Financial Corp.(Nevada), Nanovation Technologies and McCook Metals (Illinois)
    • Representation of the Receiver for the Plitt Company of Chicago

    Before Fox Rothschild

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

    Honors & Awards

    • Named an  "Illinois Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine