Rick Reibman has joined Thompson Coburn as a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. He practices in the Corporate and Securities Group, concentrating in the areas of commodity futures regulation, broker-dealer regulation, investment management, and creditors' rights and bankruptcy law. Previously, he was a partner at Dykema in Chicago.
Reibman’s work in commodity futures includes the representation of futures commission merchants, proprietary trading groups, introducing brokers, trade execution firms, commodity trading advisors, commodity pool operators and exchange members. On the securities side, Reibman advises broker-dealers, investment advisors, hedge fund managers and individual registrants.
Reibman’s creditors' rights and insolvency practice includes the representation of banks and other secured creditors, trade creditors, debtors, bankruptcy trustees, assignees, and landlords in a wide variety of issues, both in and out of bankruptcy court, including loan workouts and restructurings, Chapter 11 reorganization, Chapter 7 liquidations, and assignments for the benefit of creditors.
Since 1995, Reibman has taught courses in financial services regulation, creditors' rights and bankruptcy law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law as an adjunct professor.
He earned his law degree with high honors from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. He obtained his B.A. from the New College in Sarasota, Florida.