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Andrew J. Olejnik

Jenner & Block LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Andrew J. Olejnik represents clients in complex insolvency, restructuring and commercial law cases and is a member of the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization Practice and Commercial Law Practice.

Mr. Olejnik has represented a broad range of clients in bankruptcy-related and non-bankruptcy financial restructuring/workout and commercial matters, including hedge funds, secured creditors, creditors’ committees, equity committees, Chapter 11 trustees and examiners, liquidating trusts, debtors’ parent corporations, and borrowers.  He also has analyzed and provided litigation advice with respect to complex financial instruments, including securitization trusts and structured collateralized debt obligations.  Other areas of experience for Mr. Olejnik include energy-related bankruptcies, insurance insolvencies, foreign sovereign immunity, asbestos-related bankruptcies, and internal investigations.

Mr. Olejnik is a member of the American Bar Association Business Law Section, American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Banking & Financial Services Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR).  He has a particular interest in alternative dispute resolution and dispute resolution system design, which he studied at Stanford Law School, serving as a legal assistant at the Martin Daniel Gould Center for Conflict Resolution.  From 2008-2010, he extended his ADR experience when he designed, implemented, and managed a dispute resolution program for an international corporation’s labor disputes in the United States.  He serves the firm as a member of its Hiring and International Committees.


Bankruptcy, Workout and Corporate Reorganization
Complex Bankruptcy Litigation


Stanford Law School, J.D., 2004; With Distinction
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2001; summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha; Omicron Delta Epsilon


Illinois, 2004
New York, 2013


U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2004
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2004
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2013

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