Alexander Berk is an associate in Mayer Brown's Chicago office and a member of the Restructuring practice. His practice concentrates on representing debtors and debtors-in-possession, sponsors, lenders, lessors, and other parties in interest in US insolvency proceedings, out-of-court restructurings and workouts, enforcement actions, and other distressed situations. 

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Alex worked at a leading Chicago boutique restructuring firm where he focused on representing small to mid-size regional commercial debtors.  


  • Served as debtor’s counsel to a real estate holding company with properties located in the Midwest and Southeast United States in connection with multiple 363 sales in the course of its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Served as debtor’s counsel to a Chicago-based publishing company in its chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding.


University of Minnesota, JD, cum laude

University of Illinois, BA, magna cum laude


  • Illinois