Sean Williams is an associate in the Financial Services and Restructuring Group. He assists debtors, creditors, creditors' committees, and purchasers of assets in bankruptcy courts throughout the nation.
Sean represents debtors, purchasers, and secured creditors in out-of-court restructurings and distressed asset sales. He also has substantial experience in general commercial litigation matters, in and out of bankruptcy. Sean has represented debtors in section 363 sales and subsequent confirmation of liquidating plans in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois, Northern District of Illinois, and Central District of California.
Sean has represented creditors’ committees in over fifteen cases throughout the country. His committee experience includes: a regional seed company located near Des Moines, Iowa in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa, a manufacturer located near Peoria, Illinois in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois, and a well‑known fashion retailer in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Prior to joining LP, Sean was an associate at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP. He previously served as an extern to the Hon. Bruce W. Black (at the time, the Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois). Sean finished in the top ten percent of his law school class, where he was the Candidacy Editor of law review.