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Paige Barr Tinkham

Chicago Office

Paige Barr Tinkham concentrates her practice in the areas of insolvency and corporate restructuring. She has represented numerous secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers, investors, trustees, lessors, debtors and other constituents in federal and state court proceedings as well as out-of-court workout scenarios. She also devotes time to pro bono matters, including the Cook County Domestic Violence Legal Clinic.

While in law school, Paige served as the editor in chief of the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal. She also served as an intern for the Honorable Susan P. Sonderby of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Paige previously served on the Commercial Law League of America’s Bankruptcy Section Executive Council, Young Members’ Section Executive Council and Bankruptcy Section Legislative Committee, and as vice chair of the Bankruptcy Section Legislative Committee’s National Education Committee.

Shown below is a selection of Paige’s engagements.


Leading Lawyers Network

Leading Lawyers Network, Emerging Lawyer, 2015
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Illinois, 2014
Super Lawyers, Illinois, 2016–2019
Legal 500, 2017
June 1, 2006
Co-author, Protecting Professional Fees from Disgorgement: Obtaining Carve-Outs from Secured Creditors, Am. Bankr. Inst. J.
Assistant editor, Manual of Credit
January 1, 2006
Speaker | Reduction, Disallowance and Disgorgement of Fees as a Means of Discipline | Commercial Law League of America, New York Conference | New York, New York
Paige Barr Tinkham


  • JD, DePaul University College of Law
  • BA, University of Pittsburgh

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Michigan


Leading Lawyers Network

Emerging Lawyer, 2015
Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Illinois, 2014
Super Lawyers
Illinois, 2016–2019
Legal 500
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  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Turnaround Underground, Chicago board
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