CHAIR, CHICAGO OFFICE
Ken regularly represents traditional and nontraditional financing sources in complex insolvency and restructuring matters throughout the country. He has significant experience in major corporate bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts and restructurings, local and multijurisdictional assignments for the benefit of creditors, federal or state court receivership actions, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, Uniform Commercial Code sales and other remedies, and various debtor-creditor litigation matters.
Ken also represents lessors, indenture trustees, bondholders, borrowers, guarantors, debtors in possession, distressed asset and debt purchasers, assignees for the benefit of creditors, trustees, receivers, examiners, special servicers, and various creditor classes.
While Ken mainly concentrates on the healthcare industry, he has experience in numerous other industries, including aerospace, automotive, construction, distribution, energy, financial institutions, franchising, hospitality, lender finance, manufacturing, media, retail, and technology.
Over the last 25-plus years, Ken has worked on well over 250 healthcare matters. His broad range of healthcare experience includes:
- Independent, assisted, skilled, and continuing care retirement communities
- Hospitals and academic medical centers
- Physician practice management companies
- Ambulatory surgery centers
- Specialty pharmacy
- Home health and hospice
- Rehabilitation, diagnostic, medical device, and other ancillary service providers
In addition, Ken and the healthcare team regularly represent clients in healthcare-related litigation and government investigations and advise on regulatory and compliance issues.
Ken is ranked in The Legal 500 United States and Chambers USA for his leading finance practice, and is described by Chambers sources as “an outstanding lawyer and a trusted adviser” and “always extremely practical and has creative solutions.” A Chambers source also notes that “Ken can be a tough negotiator when needed.” In addition to his top-tier legal rankings, Ken has also been recognized for leading successful finance deals, previously receiving the Financial Deal of the Year award by The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards and the Financial Services Turnaround of the Year award by Turnaround Atlas.