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Keith J. Shapiro


Current Position

Karlov Street Capital
Chicago, IL


Class: XI (2000)Circuit: Seventh


University of Illinois, B.S., Finance (1980)
Emory University School of Law, J.D. (1983)

Professional Career

Co-Managing Shareholder, Chicago Office; Co-Chair, National Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy Group, Greenberg Traurig (1999-)
Partner, Holleb & Coff (1984-99)


American Bankruptcy Institute: Founding Chair, Committee on Professional Compensation in Bankruptcy Cases (1989-94); Founding Chair, Central States Bankruptcy Workshop (1993-99); Founding Chair, Committee on Health Care Insolvency (1994-98); Board of Directors and Executive Committee (1999-00); President (2000-01); Chairman of the Board (2002-03)
Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy & Reorganization Committee, Chair (1999-00)
INSOL International, Board of Directors
Central States Bankruptcy Workshop (regional ABI educational program), Founding Chair (1993-99)
American Bankruptcy Board of Certification: Founder and First Chair of the Board of Directors (1992-95)
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Founding Chair, Law and Justice Committee (1997-)
McGeorge School of Law's International LL.M. Program in Salzburg, Austria (International Commercial Arbitration), Adjunct Professor (1995-00)
R3 (London)
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, General Counsel (1993-)
West's Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, Board of Editors and Board of Advisors (1984-02)
St. John's University School of Law Bankruptcy LL.M. Program, Advisory Board
American College of Bankruptcy
Emory University School of Law, Law School Counsel (2003-)
Jewish United Fund, Board of Directors
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences, Chicago Medical School: Board of Directors; Board Executive Committee Secretary (2006-); Audit Comn (2005-)
Anti-Defamation League of Greater Chicago, Board Member


Bankruptcy Law Update Wileys Annual Co-Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Insolvency Manual American Bankruptcy Institute 1997 Chair
Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice Treatise West Publishing Contributing author
Advanced Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Practice Treatise Wiley Contributing author
Guide to Core vs. Noncore Jurisdiction Under the Bankruptcy Code Author of two editions
Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal Alumni Advisor
"The Death Knell for Critical Vendor Payments?" The Americas Restructuring and Insolvency Guide 2004-05 Contributing author


Best Lawyers in America, (2001-)
Chambers and Partners USA Guide, (2005-)
Crain's Chicago Business Who's Who in Business, (2005-)