Bruce R. Schrader II

Shareholder, Firm General Counsel

Akron
222 South Main Street
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6604
F 330.376.4577
E bschrader@ralaw.com
Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.623.0150
F 216.623.0134



Bruce R. Schrader II

Shareholder, Firm General Counsel

Phone: (330) 849-6604
Fax: (330) 376-4577
Email: bschrader@ralaw.com

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.

Representative Matters

  • 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

Accomplishments

  • 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 (2012-2018)
  • 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
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable James H. Williams, Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio (1987-90)

Education

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

Professional Affiliations

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

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