About Stephanie Hor-Chen

Stephanie Hor-Chen represents clients in out-of-court restructurings, workouts, distressed asset sales, bankruptcy reorganizations, liquidations and receivership proceedings. She focuses on helping clients protect their positions and secure the best possible outcome in connection with loan or lease defaults.

Experience with creditors helps maximize returns to clients

Stephanie's practice is focused on creditors and she has extensive experience representing them from the initial loan workout through all aspects of bankruptcy and receivership proceedings. Her deep understanding of her clients' position and experience in loan workouts helps her protect them in and outside of formal proceedings, such as bankruptcies and receiverships.

Stephanie works with secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers, trustees, landlords and others involved in out-of-court restructurings and asset sales. Her clients are in many different industries and are of various sizes across the nation. They include financial institutions, investment banks, private equity firms, and public and private corporations. She assists them with resolving loan/lease defaults and acquisition of distressed assets.

Stephanie's work is both transactional and litigation based. She has experience drafting and negotiating transactional documents such as loan, forbearance and purchase agreements. She also has experience in all phases of litigation, including drafting pleadings, discovery and motion practice in federal and state courts.

While in law school, Stephanie served as an associate editor of the University of Illinois Law Review. Following graduation from law school, Stephanie was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable William V. Altenberger of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois.

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Practice Focus

  • Insolvency and restructuring