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.
- Co-Author, "Bankruptcy Desk Reference for Equipment Lessors," Chapman and Cutler LLP. June 2017.
- Co-Author, "In Case of First Impression, Illinois Appellate Court Holds That Senior Lender's Material Breach of Intercreditor Agreement Warrants Partial Subordination of Senior Debt," Client Alert. May 10, 2017.
- Co-Author, "Not Everything You Bargained For? Ninth Circuit Holds that a Secured Creditor Holding a Non-Recourse Mortgage is Barred from Asserting a Deficiency Claim Following the Foreclosure of the Collateral," Client Alert. May 5, 2017.
- Co-Author, "Is Momentive Losing Momentum?," Law360. November 22, 2016.