Joshua Gross is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office and a member of the firm’s Restructuring practice.  He represents debtors, creditors, purchasers, and other interested parties in connection with bankruptcy cases, non-bankruptcy insolvency proceedings, and out-of-court workouts and restructurings. Joshua also advises companies on a wide range of bankruptcy and insolvency considerations in non-distressed settings including consumer finance, securitization, and real estate transactions.

Among other matters, Joshua has recently represented: a senior creditor in connection with the acquisition, through a chapter 11 plan of liquidation, of nine assisted living facilities in the Chicagoland area; prospective asset purchasers in chapter 7 and chapter 11 cases; private capital firms in the out-of-court restructuring of portfolio companies’ balance sheets; and the domestic subsidiary of a foreign retailer in connection with its strategic chapter 7 filing.

In addition, Joshua regularly advises corporate trustees and administrative agents in a variety of matters, including with respect to new debt issuances, debt restructuring and refinancing, and the post-closing administration and wind-up of asset-backed securitizations.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2017, Joshua served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Mary Gorman in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois.


Northeastern Illinois University, BA, summa cum laude

University of Illinois, MBA
Academic Excellence Award

University of Illinois, JD, summa cum laude
Order of the Coif


  • Illinois


  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit