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Over 36 Years of Bankruptcy Experience

Providing Business and Individual Bankruptcy Legal Services to the Chicagoland community for 36 years, Deborah K. Ebner is the principal of a bankruptcy boutique, located in Chicago, Illinois.


Ebner continues to be AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. In addition to her bankruptcy law practice, Ebner has practiced bankruptcy law for 34 years in the Chicagoland area and has served as a federal bankruptcy trustee since 1983.


The clients of Ms. Ebner include physicians, lawyers, automobile parts manufacturers, investment bankers, financial planners, real estate developers, divorce litigants, and venture capitalists whose financial interests have been affected by challenging economic conditions.


Her mediation background, extensive bankruptcy knowledge and national legislative awareness have all contributed to her ability to successfully renegotiate indebtedness in this distressed economic climate. Ebner also has extensive experience with the representation of creditor committees in Chapter 11 cases, in a multitude of business environments, and is proficient with chapters 7, 11, 12 & 13 of the bankruptcy code. Her legal ability is well respected by bench and lawyer alike and she is known as a go to "result oriented" attorney and has repeatedly been recognized by her peers as a "leading lawyer", and has been recognized and featured as one of the top lawyers in the State of Illinois by Leading Lawyers Network, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Click here for article.


Ms. Ebner serves as a trusted advisor and advocate
for her clients in the following areas:

  • Debt Restructuring
  • Reorganization or liquidation of businesses and individuals through Chapter 7, 11 and 13 composition agreements or assignments for the benefit of creditors
  • Strip-off of mortgage liens from devalued real estate holdings
  • Preferential transfer and fraudulent conveyance defense
  • Acquisition and sale of property of sale from bankruptcy cases
  • Representation of divorce litigants in bankruptcy court
  • Discharge and dischargeability

Indeed, other bankruptcy attorneys refer their family members and close friends to Ms. Ebner because they are aware of her standard of excellence, effectiveness and know that she will "take care of them as if it were her own problem."


She has administered thousands of bankruptcy cases through her practice and as a Trustee, and has a candid, straightforward approach to the practice of bankruptcy law.


Leading Lawyers NetworkLeading Lawyers Network, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company, surveyed more than 50,000 Illinois lawyers to determine the best lawyers in the state. Survey respondents could not nominate themselves or lawyers at their firm. Only those Illinois lawyers most-recommended by their peers can be called Leading Lawyers, and that number will not exceed 5% of the number of lawyers licensed to practice in the state.

Law Office



The Law Office of
Deborah Kanner Ebner

105 West Madison St.
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
By Appointment Only
Affiliated with Factorlaw


Mail Delivery To

P.O. Box 929, Glenview, IL 60025


Phone: 312.922.3838
Fax: 312.922.8722




This office is a designated
federal debt relief agency
pursuant to an act of Congress.


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312.922.3838 | 105 West Madison St., Chicago IL 60602