Michael M. Eidelman is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the Corporate practice area. He also serves as West Coast Director of the firm.
Mr. Eidelman concentrates his practice in bankruptcy and insolvency matters, and he has acted as lead counsel for debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, Chapter 7 and 11 trustees, landlords, purchasers of assets, and creditors’ and bondholders’ committees. In addition, Mr. Eidelman has represented companies, creditors, court-appointed receivers and assignees for the benefit of creditors in out-of-court restructurings and liquidations. Mr. Eidelman also represents officers and directors of financially distressed companies. He has substantial litigation experience in all aspects of creditors’ rights, in both U.S. state and federal jurisdictions and in cross-border transactions in Canada and Mexico.
Mr. Eidelman is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the Chicago, Illinois and American Bar Associations. He served as a member and Co-Chairman of the Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee, which was established to address issues concerning bankruptcy judges and lawyers in the Northern District of Illinois. He is also a frequent speaker and author on numerous bankruptcy-related issues.
Mr. Eidelman was selected for inclusion from 2005 to 2012 in Illinois Super Lawyers. In 2010 to 2013, Mr. Eidelman was ranked in Chambers USA in the Illinois Bankruptcy/Restructuring category. He received an "AV Preeminent" Peer Rating in Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Eidelman was selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Bankruptcy & Workout: Commercial Law.