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Jeremy M. Downs


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  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • Harvard University, A.B., Government, 1997

    cum laude


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan


  • Co-Author, “Retention of Title Disputes: Don’t Take the Uniform Commercial Code for Granted,” published in The Bankruptcy Strategist, Oct. 2021.
  • Author, “Federal Receivers’ Reach, Authority Often Overlooked,” published in the Turnaround Management Association’s Journal of Corporate Renewal, March 2013.
  • Co-Author, “River Road: Credit Bid Freeway or Tollway?,” a Goldberg Kohn Alert, Sept. 2011.
  • Author, “Time for a Tune-Up: Assessing Your Strategies in Automotive Supply Workouts and Bankruptcies,” published in The Secured Lender, April 2009.


  • “Bankruptcy Sales and The Plan of Reorganization” at the Commercial Finance Association’s “Workout and Bankruptcy Workshop,” March, 2012.
  • “Is There a Pot o’ Gold at the End of the Rainbow?” at the Auto Industry Forum presented by the Midwest Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association, March 2010.