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Dimitri G. Karcazes

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Dimitri Karcazes is a co-leader of the firm's Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group.  Mr. Karcazes primarily represents lenders in the protection and enforcement of creditors’ rights and is involved in all aspects of commercial workouts and bankruptcies, including restructurings, reorganizations, sales and liquidations, as well as out-of-court workouts and assignments for the benefit of creditors.  He has considerable experience with high-yield, distressed debt, intercreditor and subordinated debt matters.  He has handled transactions and cases throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Mr. Karcazes has been individually recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the United States in Bankruptcy/Restructuring.

A frequent speaker and panelist on bankruptcy and commercial finance issues in the United States and abroad, Mr. Karcazes has presented to organizations which include the American Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Chicago Bar Association, Secured Finance Network (f/k/a Commercial Finance Association), Risk Management Association, INSOL Europe, and the Turnaround Management Association, on such topics as DIP financing and the use of cash collateral, second lien financing/intercreditor agreements, cross-border ABL lending and workouts and 363 sales from a secured creditor perspective.

Mr. Karcazes is admitted to practice in Illinois.  He received his law degree, with honors, in 1999 from the University of Chicago, and his B.A., with honors, in 1996 from the University of Chicago, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He is a member of the American, Chicago and Hellenic Bar Associations, as well as the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Dimitri can be reached at and 312.201.3976


Chicago Office
55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792

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Industry Focus


  • University of Chicago, J.D., with honors, 1999
  • University of Chicago, B.A., with honors, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Hellenic Bar Association
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Board of Trustees, Baker Demonstration School

Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196


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