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Office: 312-435-1050
Cell: 312-965-3609
Fax: 312-435-1059

Education

  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, J.D., 1976
  • University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, B.S., Accounting, 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1978
  • Wisconsin, 1976
  • S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1976
  • S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1976
  • S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1978
  • S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1978

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee
  • American Bar Association
    Member, Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law
Chad H. Gettleman's Profile Image

Chad H. Gettleman

Office: 312-435-1050
Fax: 312-435-1059

Chad Gettleman formed the law firm of Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd. with Howard L. Adelman in 1983. Chad 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.

Chad 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 commercial litigation, bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate reorganization since entering practice in 1976.

In addition to being licensed to practice law in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin, Chad is a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois).

Before entering private practice, Chad was a staff attorney for the Division of Corporate Regulation, Branch of Reorganization, of the United States Securities & Exchange Commission, specializing in corporate reorganization. He joined the S.E.C. in 1976, where he served until 1979. In 1979, he became associated with the Firm of Schwartz, Cooper, Kolb & Gaynor and, in 1981, he became associated with the firm of Richards & Ralph, Ltd.

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating – AV Preeminent
  • Illinois Super Lawyers, 2005 – 2014
  • Leading Lawyers Network Member selected by peers in Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois (1974)

Education

  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, J.D., 1976
  • University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, B.S., Accounting, 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1978
  • Wisconsin, 1976
  • S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1976
  • S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1976
  • S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1978
  • S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1978

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee
  • American Bar Association
    Member, Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law