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Martin S. Kedziora

Martin S. Kedziora focuses his practice on commercial litigation, business reorganization and restructuring, and creditor-debtor law, with emphasis on insolvency issues in business transactions. In his litigation practice, Martin concentrates on complex business disputes, real estate litigation, product liability litigation, collection and post-judgment proceedings, and bankruptcy-related litigation. Martin’s representations have ranged across a wide array of industries, including trucking and logistics, information technology, real estate development and management, retail, direct marketing and sales, and financial services.

Martin also counsels foreign companies and high-net-worth individuals regarding their investments and business operations in the United States, including the formation and corporate structure of U.S. subsidiaries, interplay with foreign controlled parent, risk management and other aspects of their cross-border transactions.

Concentrations

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Real estate litigation, including foreclosures
  • Product liability litigation
  • Cross-border dispute resolution
  • Bankruptcy and bankruptcy litigation
  • Business reorganization and restructuring
  • Creditors' and debtors’ rights
  • International business transactions

Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Chicago Sister Cities International, Warsaw Committee
  • Member, Advocates Society
  • Member, Polish American Chambers of Commerce

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2009
    • Dean’s list, Fall 2007
    • Recipient, CALI Excellence for Future Award, Legal Writing I and II
  • LL.M., International and Comparative Law, with honors, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2002
    • Recipient, CALI Excellence for Future Award in Legal Drafting and Research for International Business Lawyer, and Introduction to the American Legal System
  • Master of Law, UMCS University Law School, Poland, 1999
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Languages
  • Polish, Fluent