Nathan Q. Rugg



Phone Number: 312-435-1050


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Nathan Q. Rugg is a Partner at Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd., in Chicago, where he represents individual and corporate debtors, secured lenders, creditors, purchasers, guarantors, shareholders, and assignees for the benefit of creditors in workouts, liquidations, reorganizations, refinancings, adversary proceedings, claim litigation and commercial litigation. Mr. Rugg became a principal of the firm in January 2009.  In 2017, he has again been named by his peers as a Super Lawyer in the area of bankruptcy and reorganization in the Illinois Super Lawyers publication, after being honored as a Rising Star for the years 2009 through 2015 and a Super Lawyer for 2016.  Mr. Rugg has received the Martindale Hubbell peer review rating of "AV Preeminent." Additionally, Mr. Rugg received Emerging Lawyer distinction in 2015, 2016 and 2017 from the Leading Lawyers for Commercial Bankruptcy and Workout Law.  Mr. Rugg has served as co-chair of the Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee and serves on the Volunteer Attorney Panel in the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Rugg is currently serving on the Advisory Board for ABI's Mid-level Professional Development Program.  Mr. Rugg is a 1997 graduate of Dartmouth College, and graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2000 cum laude. While attending the University of Illinois, Mr. Rugg served as an Associate Editor of the University's Elder Law Journal. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.