Matthew J. Stockl is an associate and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization Practice.
Prior to joining Foley, Matthew clerked for the Honorable Janet S. Baer at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In this position he drafted decisions on complex issues of law and prepared court calls by reviewing and summarizing between 400 and 700 matters per week.
Mr. Stockl additionally served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert E. Littlefield, Jr. (Chief Judge) at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York, and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Cecelia G. Morris at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Representative Experience :
- Represented a major regional bank in state and bankruptcy litigation to enforce commercial loans and personal guaranties
- Outside bankruptcy counsel to Fortune 200 manufacturing company
- Represented lessor of commercial real estate in tenant bankruptcy proceedings
- Assisted unsecured creditors in chapter 11 cases
- Represented official creditors’ committee in chapter 11 case
- Represented receiver for the Securities & Exchange Commission in SEC v. Illinois Stock Transfer Company
- Litigated pro bono civil rights case for deprivation of constitutional right to adequate medical care on behalf of involuntarily committed mental health patient
Matthew earned his law degree from Albany Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2009), where he was the note & comment editor for the Albany Law Review. While at Albany Law School, he was also director of competitions for the Moot Court Board and was elected to the Order of Barristers.
Matthew graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (2004) in international business from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.
Admissions and Professional Memberships :
Matthew is admitted to practice in Illinois, New York, and before the United States District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Chicago Bar Association.
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