Richard G. Ziegler: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Richard G. Ziegler

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7894

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  • Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency
    Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7894
    Fax: +1 312 706 8114
    University University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1981; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A., 1983
    Law SchoolThe University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1988
    Admitted1988, Michigan; 1989, US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; 1991, US District Court for the Western District of Michigan; 1992, Illinois; 1992, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 1993, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    Richard Ziegler represents and advises financial institutions, corporations and other business enterprises in matters involving bankruptcy, out-of-court workouts, corporate restructurings and liquidations. He has represented clients in a variety of insolvency situations involving airlines, telecommunications providers, retailers, distressed real estate and mass tort-related bankruptcies. In these matters, he has represented clients in a variety of roles, including as secured lenders, unsecured creditors, purchasers of assets out of bankruptcy and as defendants in debtor or trustee litigation. He also advises on bankruptcy issues for a range of parties to securitization and other structured finance transactions.

    Richard practiced with prominent firms in Detroit and Chicago before joining Mayer Brown in 1993.


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    United States Court of Appeals for Second Circuit Holds that Section 546(e) Safe Harbor Protects from Avoidance Transfers of Fictitious Profits in Connection with Madoff Ponzi Scheme
    Joel Moss,Brian Trust,Richard G. Ziegler, February 27, 2015
    In In re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (“Madoff”), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reaffirmed its broad and literal interpretation of section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code, which provides a safe harbor for transfers made in connection with a...
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    Richard G. Ziegler

    71 S. Wacker Drive
    ChicagoIL 60606


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