Potestivo & Associates, P.C., announced the hiring of Marc Wagman, who will serve as Supervising Bankruptcy Attorney in the Chicago office, and Cheryl Cook, who will serve as Supervising Bankruptcy Attorney in the Rochester office. Potestivo & Associates, P.C., provides providing legal solutions to the real estate finance and credit industry. Headquartered in downtown Rochester, Michigan, the firm also maintains full-service operations in Rochester, Michigan, and Chicago, Illinois, with a satellite office providing select services in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Prior to joining Potestivo, Wagman worked at a variety of law firms in the Chicago area, including his own private practice where his focus was creditors’ rights and consumer financial issues. He brings over 14 years’ bankruptcy experience in creditor and debtor representation, adversary lawsuits, examinations, and a plethora of motions and evidentiary hearings. Wagman is a member of the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, and belongs to the American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, and DuPage County Bar Association.
Cook brings over 22 years’ experience representing banks, lenders, and businesses in bankruptcy proceedings, commercial litigation, loan workouts, and general creditors’ rights matters. Cook is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Bankruptcy Institution, and Federal Bar Association (Eastern District). She has taken a hands-on, active role in local communities by participating in Habitat for Humanity and various other home restoration activities in Oakland and Wayne County.
Brian Potestivo, President-Managing Attorney, stated, “We are fortunate to have Marc and Cheryl join our team. They are both knowledgeable and capable in bankruptcy practice and will be a valuable asset to the firm.”