Providing Business and Individual Bankruptcy Legal Services to the Chicagoland community for 30 years Deborah K. Ebner is the principal of a bankruptcy boutique, located in Chicago, Illinois. She has practiced bankruptcy law for 30 years in the Chicagoland area and has served as a federal bankruptcy trustee since 1983. The clients of Ms. Ebner include physicians, lawyers, automobile parts manufacturers, investment bankers, financial planners, real estate developers, divorce litigants, and venture capitalists whose financial interests have been affected by challenging economic conditions. Her mediation background, extensive bankruptcy knowledge and national legislative awareness have all contributed to her ability to successfully renegotiate indebtedness in this distressed economic climate. Ebner also has extensive experience with the representation of creditor committees in Chapter 11 cases, in a multitude of business environments, and is proficient with chapters 7, 11, 12 & 13 of the bankruptcy code. Her legal ability is well respected by bench and lawyer alike and she is known as a go to "result oriented" attorney and has repeatedly been recognized by her peers as a "leading lawyer", and has been recognized and featured as one of the top lawyers in the State of Illinois by Leading Lawyers Network, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Click here for article.
Ms. Ebner serves as a trusted advisor and advocate for her clients in the following areas:
- Debt Restructuring
- Reorganization or liquidation of businesses and individuals through Chapter 7, 11 and 13 composition agreements or assignments for the benefit of creditors
- Strip-off of mortgage liens from devalued real estate holdings
- Preferential transfer and fraudulent conveyance defense
- Acquisition and sale of property of sale from bankruptcy cases
- Representation of divorce litigants in bankruptcy court
- Discharge and dischargibility
Indeed, other bankruptcy attorneys refer their family members and close friends to Ms. Ebner because they are aware of her standard of excellence, effectiveness and know that she will "take care of them as if it were her own problem." Ebner is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.
She has administered thousands of bankruptcy cases through her practice and as a Trustee, and has a candid, straightforward approach to the practice of bankruptcy law.
Leading Lawyers Network, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company, surveyed more than 50,000 Illinois lawyers to determine the best lawyers in the state. Survey respondents could not nominate themselves or lawyers at their firm. Only those Illinois lawyers most-recommended by their peers can be called Leading Lawyers, and that number will not exceed 5% of the number of lawyers licensed to practice in the state.