Miriam R. Stein

Miriam R. Stein
Practice Areas

Real Estate


IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D. (1996)

Northwestern University, B.A. (1992)

Bar & Court Admissions

Illinois (1996)

Mimi Stein is a principal with the firm's Banking Group whose practice focuses on bankruptcy law and representation of financial institutions in a wide variety of restructuring and insolvency matters.

Mimi focuses her practice on the transactional and litigation aspects of bankruptcy, workouts and reorganizations. Mimi has more than a decade of experience representing secured and unsecured lenders, creditors, bankruptcy trustees and debtors in workouts and bankruptcy proceedings.

She handles all aspects of Chapter 11 cases, from pre-bankruptcy planning to confirmation hearings and post-confirmation matters, including adversary litigation. Additionally, she has significant experience in business reorganizations, real estate workouts and out of court restructuring. Mimi works closely with the other members of Chuhak & Tecson's banking group to provide bank clients with full and complete legal services for their transactional and litigation needs. 

Mimi's experience with bankruptcy cases dates back to her clerkship with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1996. Mimi currently serves as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for this same court.

Mimi co-authored "Bankruptcy Considerations in Foreclosure," Mortgage Foreclosure, published by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2010 and 2013).

Mimi is an alum of Chicago-Kent College of Law and frequently speaks at Chicago-Kent Alumni Association events. Mimi is well known in the bankruptcy community and is often asked to speak on bankruptcy topics. As a mother of five, she often speaks on work/life balance and women's issues in the workplace. She has also served as a member of the Associate/Law Clerk Oversight, Recruitment and Marketing Committees and chaired the Diversity and Inclusion Council at Chuhak & Tecson.