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Brian Zeft is the supervising attorney for the firm's Illinois offices. Mr. Zeft is a member of the firm's bankruptcy and litigation departments. While at the firm, Mr. Zeft has twice argued in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. One decision successfully overturned long-standing 7th Circuit precedent, resulting in new law requiring secured creditors to immediately return property of the bankruptcy estate to the debtor without the need to file an adversary proceeding. See Thompson v. General Motor Acceptance Corp., 566 F.3d 699 (7th Cir. 2009).Mr. Zeft graduated cum laude from The John Marshall Law School, where he was a member of The John Marshall Law Review. While attending John Marshall Law School, Mr. Zeft was an extern for the Honorable Alexander B. White for the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Prior to attending John Marshall Law School, Mr. Zeft worked for a Wall St. investment bank. Mr. Zeft attained a B.S. in Business Administration in 2001 from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, where he lived until moving to Chicago to attend law school.