Marc J. Carmel

Member;
Chicago
E: mcarmel@mcdonaldhopkins.com
P: 312.642.1484

Marc is a member of the firm’s Business Restructuring Services Department residing in the Chicago office (with clients located throughout the United States). He has two decades of experience representing public and private companies, private equity and other investment firms, directors and executives, lenders, committees, and equityholders in a variety of distress and non-distress engagements. Marc regularly advises clients regarding strategic alternatives, including: out-of-court and in court restructurings and bankruptcies; mergers and acquisitions, refinancings, recapitalizations, and sales; and fiduciary duties and governance matters throughout the United States and internationally. Whenever necessary, he assists his clients with commercial litigation in insolvency matters. Additionally, Marc has extensive experience in the litigation finance industry.

Marc is a frequent author and speaker on restructuring topics, with a focus on fiduciary duties, acquisitions of distressed assets, and cutting edge strategies and tactics to address bankruptcy issues. Marc also writes and speaks about litigation finance. 

Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Marc led representations in restructurings and bankruptcies at two major international law firms and was the leader of a litigation finance firm’s involvement in the bankruptcy and restructuring sector. Marc worked for a large national accounting firm before attending law school and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Marc earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and his Masters of Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from the University of Michigan.

Industry Experience

Marc has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including:

  • Distribution
  • Energy
  • Gaming
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Real Estate, Mining, and Construction
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Transportation

 

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