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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Michigan, 2005, Michigan Journal Law Reform, Editorial Board
    • B.A., Wesleyan University, 1999
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Jean Soh advises on all aspects of creditors’ rights in distressed asset or under-performing commercial lending transactions and related litigation in all manner of in-court and out-of-court proceedings for banking institutions and secured lenders, noteholder groups, asset purchasers, CMBS special servicers and investors. Clients seek Jean out for her result-driven and efficient approach to troubled credits. She formulates strategies involving loan workouts, recovery of pledged collateral in in all asset classes including hotels, multi-family, office buildings, retail centers, senior living and industrial properties, assignments for the benefit of creditors, preference and fraudulent transfer actions, receiverships, judicial commercial foreclosures and matters governed under the Uniform Commercial Code.

Jean’s bankruptcy practice was informed by her clerkship in the Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. She has since gained substantial experience representing various stakeholders in her representation of creditors, committees, equity holders, trustees, debtors and other constituents in bankruptcy and in adversary actions, including assisting purchasers of assets navigating sales from troubled companies under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.  Jean has developed an expertise in the distressed health care arena with her Chapter 11 debtor representation of a continuing care retirement community. 

Jean is a member of Polsinelli’s Recruiting & Hiring Strategic Committee and has served on the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Prior to joining Polsinelli, she served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon.
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Bankruptcy Filings - Clare Oaks
Mentioned, Bankruptcy Week
June, 2019
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