Christopher L. Rexroat
Chris is an experienced attorney serving the legal needs of large to small businesses in a wide variety of settings. His practice focuses on business litigation; commercial transactions; insurance coverage and recovery; real estate; Chapter 11 and 7 bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; and financial services.
Chris began his legal career in Milwaukee as a Law Clerk to the Honorable M. Dee McGarity, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Following his clerkship, Chris went into private practice in Milwaukee and later in Chicago. During this time, he represented clients in a broad array of legal matters including business disputes, financial restructuring and workouts, creditors rights, commercial transactions, insurance coverage and recovery, real estate and employment matters.
As a Partner in a large Chicago Loop law firm, Chris served as first chair counsel in dozens of trials in state and federal courts; represented clients in a wide variety of creditors’ rights actions and distressed debt transactions; advised clients on acquisitions and financing transactions; and represented debtors, creditors, trustees, investors and committees in Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings and receiverships. As Senior Corporate Counsel for an international professional financial services corporation based in Milwaukee, he focused on commercial transactions, insurance and risk management, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate transactions, finance, and corporate acquisitions.
Chris, his wife and two children enjoy spending time camping, fishing, trail biking and other outdoor activities as a family. He is an avid home brewer and enjoys outdoor cooking and barbecuing for family and friends at his home in Milwaukee.
Born and raised in Whitewater, Wisconsin, Chris has lived in Christchurch, New Zealand, Bonn, Germany, Groningen, Holland as well as Chicago, Austin, Texas and other places throughout Europe and the U.S.
- The State Bar of Wisconsin
- The State Bar of Illinois