Chad H. Gettleman


Senior Counsel

Phone Number: 312-435-1050


vCard: Download vCard

Mr. Gettleman is a 1976 graduate of Marquette University Law School and is licensed to practice in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin . Upon graduation from college at the University of Illinois , Mr. Gettleman became a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Gettleman was formerly a staff attorney for the Division of Corporate Regulation, Branch of Reorganization, of the United States Securities & Exchange Commission, specializing in corporate reorganization. Mr. Gettleman joined the S.E.C. in 1976, where he served until 1979.

In 1979, Mr. Gettleman became associated with the Firm of Schwartz, Cooper, Kolb & Gaynor.  In 1981, he became associated with the firm of Richards & Ralph, Ltd.  In 1983, Mr. Gettleman formed the law firm of Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd. with Howard L. Adelman.  Mr. Gettleman remained a shareholder-principal of the firm until January 1, 2019, at which time he assumed his new role at the firm as Senior Counsel.

Mr. Gettleman has been involved in major bankruptcy cases since 1976 and has confirmed numerous plans of reorganization.  He has devoted his entire professional practice exclusively to the areas of commerical litigation, bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate reorganization since entering practice in 1976.