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Jack O’Connor

Jack O’Connor is a partner in Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger’s Chicago office. Jack represents business clients in both healthy and distressed situations, and concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate restructuring and insolvency. Jack also maintains a practice working with businesses in heavily regulated consumer products industries.

Jack is widely recognized for his excellent work as a restructuring attorney. Jack represents clients across the country in distressed situations and complex chapter 11 engagements, including business debtors in and out of court, unsecured creditors’ and equity committees, distressed asset purchasers, chapter 11 liquidating trusts, and alternative lenders.

SuperLawyers Magazine, Leading Lawyers Magazine, and the Turnaround Management Association are just a handful of organizations that have recognized Jack for his strategic thinking and tactical expertise as a restructuring attorney.

Jack is a native of the western suburbs of Chicago where he and his family now live. In addition to his work as an attorney, Jack co-hosts and produces “I Wish I’d Known That,” a professional development podcast, and is a recreational endurance triathlete and cyclist.






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