Alex Kress is senior counsel and a member of Chapman’s Banking and Financial Services Department, Special Situations and Restructuring Group, and Litigation Group. Alex primarily represents banks, lessors, and asset-backed lenders in restructuring defaulted or troubled obligations. Alex also represents creditors in workout and bankruptcy matters and reorganization matters, including defending avoidance actions. Many of Alex’s matters involve state and federal litigation, including asset foreclosures, sale proceedings, and other commercial collection matters. He has extensive prior experience representing creditors’ committees, debtors and trustees and has represented non-debtor parties in acquiring assets in bankruptcy proceedings.

Prior to joining Chapman, Alex practiced law at an Am Law 200 firm.


Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys


New York

New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


Rutgers School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1990

  • Order of the Coif

Hampshire College, B.A., 1987

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