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Scott R. Clar

(312) 641-6777
(312) 641-7114

Scott R. Clar has been a practicing attorney in the State of Illinois since 1982. He became associated with Crane, Heyman, Simon, Welch & Clar in January, 1988. His practice is concentrated in the field of bankruptcy, having represented Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 debtors, trustees, unsecured creditors' committees and various creditors.

Mr. Clar’s background includes his work, from January, 1985, through September, 1986, as a staff attorney with the United States Trustee's Office in the Northern District of Illinois, where he administered over 200 Chapter 11 cases, as well as supervised Chapter 7 panel trustees. From September, 1986, through December, 1987, he was employed by the law firm of Adelman & Gettleman, Ltd., where he practiced in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency related matters.

Among other professional activities, Mr. Clar has been a panel member and a moderator for several bar association-sponsored bankruptcy seminars. He is also a former Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Committee on Bankruptcy and Reorganization.

Mr. Clar has been recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in the field of Bankruptcy and Workout Law: Commercial by the Illinois Leading Lawyers publication.

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Member, Federal Trial Bar

Selected Professional Affiliations & Offices

  • Chicago Bar Association
    Committee on Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Former Chair