University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1995

Cornell University, B.S., 1992



U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 


Turnaround Management Association

Stephen Tetro is a partner in Chapman’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group. He joined the firm in 2012.

Stephen has experience representing debtors, secured creditors, professionals, and other parties in interest in a wide variety of bankruptcy and insolvency matters, both in and outside of bankruptcy court. Stephen’s work has included representing debtor companies throughout Chapter 11 proceedings (including through reorganizations and asset sales), representing major financial institutions as secured creditors in bankruptcy cases and in out of court restructurings and workouts, and representing sellers and purchasers in asset sales (including Section 363 bankruptcy sales, out of court sales of distressed assets and UCC Article 9 foreclosure sales). In addition, Stephen has experience with Chapter 15 cross-border proceedings. He has represented parties with a central role in contested matters in numerous bankruptcy courts around the country.

Prior to joining the Firm, Stephen served as counsel in the Restructuring, Insolvency, and Workouts department of Latham and Watkins LLP.