J. Mark Fisher

J. Mark Fisher concentrates his nationwide practice in secured and unsecured lending, business reorganization, lender liability litigation and workouts and creditors' rights.

Mr. Fisher was a leader of bar association activities related to the adoption of Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 2A (leasing) and the repeal of UCC Article 6 (bulk sales) in Illinois.

He represented the Illinois Bankers Association as part of the Article 9 Financial Services Coalition to enact revised UCC Article 9 (RA9) in Illinois.

Among other things, Mr. Fisher has been a leader in the recapitalization of financially distressed banks and bank holding companies (BHCs) and has developed innovative structures to utilize the sale of bank stock under Section 363 of the bankruptcy code to close recap transactions that otherwise would be blocked by the need for consent by shareholders of the BHC, holders of TRuPS or TARP securities.

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Areas of Practice 1) Bankruptcy
Law School University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1978)
Education Yale University(B.A., 1975)
Most recent firm Schiff Hardin LLP
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