Richard L. Hirsh

Richard L. Hirsh

Attorney/Founder
Location:
Lisle, Illinois
Phone:
630-796-0088
Email:

Practice concentrated in bankruptcy, and related litigation for debtors and creditors; mortgage foreclosure defense for residential and commercial properties; real estate and other litigation. Experienced in appellate practice.

Representative clients: Individuals, corporations, partnerships and other business entities; creditors, landlords, real estate investors; Counseling for non-debtor spouses.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy, Ch 7, 11, and 13
  • Bankruptcy related litigation for Debtors and Creditors
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Defense for Residential and Commercial properties

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1978
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois

Education

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 1976
    • Honors: Awarded with honors
  • Stony Brook University (SUNY), Stony Brook, New York
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History

Representative Cases

  • CitiMortgage, Inc. v. Parille, 2016 IL App (2d) 150286 (Ill. App., 2016)
  • Comerica Bank-Illinois v. Harris Bank Hinsdale, 673 N.E.2d 380, 284 Ill.App
  • Elliott v. Zamudio (In re Zamudio), Bankr.No. 04–05055,
  • Re: H.E. Morris, Jr., 223 F.3d 548 (7th Cir., 2000)
  • Howard, 339 B.R. 913 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 2006) March 22, 2006
  • Werner, 410 B.R. 797 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 2009) April 8, 2009
  • Morris, 230 B.R. 352 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 1999) February 25, 1999
  • Terranova, 301 B.R. 509 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 2003) November 12, 2003
  • Cherry, 84 B.R. 134 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 1988) March 25, 1988
  • Pettibone Corp., 156 B.R. 220 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 1993) July 2, 1993
  • Lipuma, 167 B.R. 522 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 1994) May 19, 1994
  • Halas, 194 B.R. 605 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 1996) April 9, 1996
  • Josephs, 85 B.R. 500 (Bankr. N.D. Ill., 1988)
  • Hawxhurst v. Pettibone Corp., 40 F.3d 175 (C.A.7 (Ill.), 1994)
  • H.E. Morris, Jr., 223 F.3d 548 (7th Cir., 2000)
  • Banco Popular v. Beneficial Systems, Inc., 780 N.E.2d 1113, 335 Ill. App.3d 196, 269 Ill.Dec. 389 (Ill. App., 2002)

Representative Clients

  • Brenda Helms, Bankruptcy Trustee
  • David Brown, Bankruptcy Trustee
  • Progressive LIfe Giving Word Cathedral (Ch. 11

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Dupage County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Customs, Assistant Regional Counsel, Chicago, IL, 1977 - 1980
  • Special Assistant United States Attorney, 1980
  • United States Customs Service, Office of Regulations and Rulings, Regulations Division, Washington, D.C., Attorney, 1977

Pro Bono Activities

  • Bankruptcy filing for selected clients