Bruce R. Schrader II

Shareholder, Firm General Counsel
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6604
F 330.376.4577
P 330.849.6604 | F 330.376.4577

Overview

Mr. Schrader focuses his practice in the areas of commercial lending, work-outs, commercial litigation, business reorganization matters, and bankruptcy/creditor’s rights matters. He has extensive experience in bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, and state court litigation and collection matters. His clients include financial institutions, creditors, and trustees.

Experience
  • Represents financial institutions in and out of court on collection, recovery, restructuring of obligations and commercial foreclosures
  • Represented a Chapter 7 trustee in the recovery of assets where the individual debtor operated an investment program deemed a “‘Ponzi scheme”
  • Represents Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy trustees in the administration of bankruptcy estates
  • Represents court appointed receivers in the administration of the receivership estate
Services

Industries

Education

  1. University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.
  2. The University of Akron, B.A., Political Science
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Clerkships
  1. Law Clerk to The Honorable James H. Williams, Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Named the Akron, OH Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America© (2016 & 2018)
  • Named the Akron, OH Bankruptcy Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America© (2014 & 2017)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2012-2019)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2010-2019); Litigation - Bankruptcy (2014- 2019)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association

Insights

Overview

Mr. Schrader focuses his practice in the areas of commercial lending, work-outs, commercial litigation, business reorganization matters, and bankruptcy/creditor’s rights matters. He has extensive experience in bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, and state court litigation and collection matters. His clients include financial institutions, creditors, and trustees.

Experience
  • Represents financial institutions in and out of court on collection, recovery, restructuring of obligations and commercial foreclosures
  • Represented a Chapter 7 trustee in the recovery of assets where the individual debtor operated an investment program deemed a “‘Ponzi scheme”
  • Represents Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy trustees in the administration of bankruptcy estates
  • Represents court appointed receivers in the administration of the receivership estate

Education

  1. University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.
  2. The University of Akron, B.A., Political Science
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Clerkships
  1. Law Clerk to The Honorable James H. Williams, Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Named the Akron, OH Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America© (2016 & 2018)
  • Named the Akron, OH Bankruptcy Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America© (2014 & 2017)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2012-2019)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2010-2019); Litigation - Bankruptcy (2014- 2019)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association