Timothy R. Casey

timothy.casey dbr.com
Phone: (312) 569-1201 (312) 569-1201
Fax: (312) 569-3201


Timothy R. Casey represents debtors, creditors’ committees, indenture trustees, receivers, assignees for the benefit of creditors, individual secured and unsecured creditors and bankruptcy trustees in all phases of out-of-court workouts, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidations.

Tim has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting plans of reorganization, disclosure statements, workout agreements and commercial transaction documents, including purchase and sale agreements, and opinion letters in securitized financings. His practice also includes litigation in bankruptcy and other courts. Tim has spoken on restructuring and bankruptcy issues, including health care insolvencies, successor liability, zone of insolvency and distressed asset sales at both national and local conferences.


Recipient of the Hon. John Powers Crowley Award in recognition of the pro bono legal services he has rendered to residents of the Chicagoland area.
“Leading Lawyers” – Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial

Awards Methodology (www.drinkerbiddle.com/content/awards)


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1981
  • John Carroll University, B.A., 1978

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association