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Lewis Rosenbloom

Lewis S. Rosenbloom is the founding principal of Rosenbloom Advisors, LLC, a broad-based, solutions-oriented transactional and dispute resolution practice consistently delivering efficient bottom-line results in difficult commercial circumstances.  His creative thinking, active involvement, and over thirty-six years of experience enable him and his colleagues to resolve a wide variety of complex matters and situations.  This consistent, results-oriented approach has given Rosenbloom Advisors a substantial track record of success that spans multiple industries, markets, and unique circumstances.
Recognized as one of the nation’s leading business investment and restructuring advisors, Lew has managed the representation of virtually every possible stakeholder and participant in major corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, and complex commercial litigation, including mass tort and multi-district class, matters.  He has been involved in the purchase, sale, and financing of billions of dollars of distressed company assets and securities.  Lew has also successfully mediated many complex business disputes, including numerous professional “divorces.”   His experience spans many industries, including the transportation, insurance, energy, telecommunications, technology, and financial services industries.

Prior to forming Rosenbloom Advisors, Lew maintained a tax and accounting practice with a predecessor to Ernst & Young, held multiple securities licenses, clerked for the United States Bankruptcy Court, served as general counsel and a member of the Board of Directors of a number of investment vehicles and operating companies, and chaired the international bankruptcy and restructuring practices at Winston & Strawn, McDermott, Will & Emery, LeBoeuf Lamb, and Dewey LeBoeuf.

Lew has served as chairman of several ABA Business Law committees, including panels on New and Pending Legislation and Transportation Reorganizations.  Lew also served on the Board of Advisors to the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Advisor and as managing editor of the Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law for Lenders.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, having served two terms on its Board of Directors.

A frequent author, Lew has been published by the American Appraisal Associaties; American Bar Association; DePaul University Tax Review; Executive Enterprises Publications; Florida Bar Association; Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; Infocast Publications; Journal of American Insurance; Stetson University College of Law; Strategic Research Institute; Strategies for the New Law; and United Communications Group, among others.

As a lecturer, Lew has participated in seminars and programs for American Appraisal Associates; American Bar Association; Arthur Andersen; Anderson Consulting; Association of Insolvency Accountants; Bank Lending Institute; Banking Law Institute; Bankruptcy Litigation Institute; Business Laws, Inc.; Chicago Bar Association; CLE International; Commercial Law League of America – Fund for Public Education; Continuing Legal Education Satellite Network; Coopers & Lybrand; Cornell University School of Hotel Administration; Executive Enterprises; First National Bank of Chicago; Heller Financial, Inc.; Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education; Infocast Incorporated; Institute for International Research; International Council of Shopping Centers; Loyola University Graduate School of Business; National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges; New York Institute of Credit; Practicing Law Institute; Price Waterhouse; Prudential Insurance Company of America; Strategic Research Institute; Stetson University College of Law; and the U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference.

Lew has also been recognized as the consummate professional in many publications, including:  Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers; Illinois Law & Leading Attorneys; Illinois Super Lawyers; International Who’s Who; International Who’s Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers; Leading American Attorneys; Leading U.S. Insolvency Lawyers; Leading Illinois Business Attorneys; National Registry Who’s Who; The Best Lawyers in America; Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers; Who’s Who in the World; Who’s Who in America; Who’s Who in American Law; Who’s Who in the Midwest; and the World’s Leading Insolvency Lawyers.