Michael P. Richman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Madison, WI

Steinhilber Swanson LLP
 | 122 W Washington Ave, Ste. 850
Madison, WI 53703-2732
Phone: 608-630-8990
Fax: 608-630-8991
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2016
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (90%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

In Madison, Wisconsin, Michael P. Richman is an attorney for Steinhilber Swanson LLP and handles cases involving chapter 11 debtors and creditors’ committees, financial distress and bankruptcy, out-of-court restructurings, prosecution and defense of creditors’ rights litigation, fraudulent conveyance, individual and group secured and unsecured creditors, landlords and purchasers of assets under Bankruptcy Code section 363. He has experience in federal and state courts throughout 20 different territories and states.

Mr. Richman is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the State Bar of Wisconsin. An adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, he was named an Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer in 2004 by Turnarounds & Workouts.

In 1975, Mr. Richman earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science, graduating cum laude from Vassar College. He then attended Columbia Law School where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1979 and was managing editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. During law school, he earned the David M. Berger Memorial Prize and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Admitted to practice in Wisconsin, New York and the District of Columbia, Mr. Richman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th Circuits.

Mr. Richman is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (90%): Bankruptcy Law

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018

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About Michael Richman

Admitted: 2016, Wisconsin

Honors/Awards:

  • David M. Berger Memorial Award, Columbia Law School, New York, New York
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School, New York, New York
  • Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers, Turnarounds & Workouts, 2004
  • Who's Who in America: Finance and Industry
  • Who's Who in Finance and Business
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in America
  • New York "Super Lawyer", 2006-2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in 1979 (DC), 1984 (NY) and 2016 (WI)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Executive Committee, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Management Committee, Member
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • New York Bar, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Committee on Federal Courts, Subcommittee on Creditors' Rights, Member
  • American Bar Association, Committee on Business Bankruptcy, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, President, 2004-2005
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Chairman of the Board, 2006-2007
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Director, 1996-1998
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Wisconsin

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Vice-Chair, National Standards Task Force for Professional Standards for Bankruptcy Professionals
  • Founder and Performing Member, ABI's house band “Indubitable Equivalents”

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, Bankruptcy Law, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Managing Editor, Law Journal: Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Columbia Law School, New York, New York

Educational Background:

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England
  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, A.B., Honors: cum laude, Honors: Political Science Honors, 1975
Office Location for Michael P. Richman

122 W Washington Ave
Ste. 850
Madison, WI 53703-2732

Phone: 608-630-8990

Fax: 608-630-8991

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Last Updated: 9/24/2018

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