53 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1610
Loop Bankruptcy is led by attorney David Leibowitz, the only lawyer in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin who is board certified as both a business bankruptcy lawyer and a consumer bankruptcy lawyer by the American Board of Certification. One of only a few Consumer bankruptcy lawyers in Chicago rated a perfect 10.0 “Superb” by avvo.com. The only consumer bankruptcy lawyer in Chicago named a “Super Lawyer” by “Law and Politics”. You can benefit from Lakelaw’s depth and breadth of recognized legal ability and experience available to all our clients. Yet our fees are highly competitive with other Chicago attorneys, including those who advertise on television.
David Leibowitz has been admitted to practice in Illinois since 1974. Along with Jim McNeilly, he founded Lakelaw Wisconsin in 2006. He became admitted to the bar Wisconsin that year. He has focused on financial matters his entire practice, with particular emphasis in bankruptcy, civil litigation, and business transactions.
He has practiced in courts all over Illinois and in federal courts around the country. He has argued and won cases in the Illinois Supreme Court and in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals including many precedent setting cases. David now has handled bankruptcy and mortgage related matters in the Wisconsin counties of Kenosha, Racine, Walworth, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Milwaukee as well as in the 7 Rivers Region around La Crosse.
Areas of Practice:
Board Certified, American Board of Certification
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois Trial Bar
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law in Real Estate, John Marshall Law School, July 1, 1996 – July 1, 2001
Bankruptcy for General Practitioners, Kenosha County Bar Association, 2007
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Administration, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Wisconsin Moves Forward to Address Foreclosures, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 2008
Predatory Lending – Bankruptcy Insolvency Creditors Rights Section, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2008
Honors and Awards:
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Super Lawyer Designation in Illinois as a Bankruptcy Attorney
Recipient, Pro Bono Service Award, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2006
Recipient, Pro Bono Service Award, Federal Bar Association, 2006