Devon Eggert is a Shareholder in the Firm’s Receivership and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.  Devon represents court-appointed receivers, trustees, statutory committees and secured and unsecured creditors in all types of insolvency proceedings and out of court restructurings.  His practice covers all aspects of complex insolvency and restructuring matters, including corporate receiverships, financing and cash collateral issues, distressed sale transactions, plan disputes and post-confirmation trust issues.

Devon also represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial and insolvency litigation, including breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent conveyance, preference and recharacterization disputes in state and federal jurisdictions throughout the U.S.

Prior to joining the Firm, Devon was a Partner and Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Group at a mid-size firm in Chicago, Illinois.

Admissions Details

  • Wisconsin State Bar
  • Illinois State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for Southern District of Texas


  • DePaul University College of Law, cum laude
    • Executive Editor, DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal
    • CALI award recipient in Commercial Paper and Copyright and Trademark Law
  • Clemson University, B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Honors, Awards, & Publications

  • Recognition in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law voted by peers in the The Best Lawyers in America (cited in multiple years)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers (cited in multiple years)
  • Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Star (cited in multiple years)
  • Illinois Leading Lawyers – Emerging Lawyers (cited in multiple years)
  • 40 Under 40, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – 2016
  • Next Generation Member, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges – 2016
  • Turnaround Atlas Chapter 11 Reorganization Deal of the Year, Small Mid Markets – 2014
  • Finance Monthly Deal of the Month – September 2014
  • “Recharacterization of Debt to Equity,” Co-Author, Commercial Litigation, Thomas Reuters (2022)
  • “Utilizing Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code as a Strategic Alternative for Administration of U.S. Assets in Cross-Border Insolvencies,” Author, Strategic Alternatives For and Against Distressed Businesses, Thomas Reuters (2022)

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Wisconsin Chair of Committee on Bankruptcy Law and Procedure
  • Turnaround Management Association

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