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Michael C. Moody



Michael C. Moody has wide-ranging experience in financial and bankruptcy
reorganization and litigation. Mr. Moody received his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University. He received his law degree, cum laude, from the John Marshall Law School and was awarded the Order of John Marshall. Before joining O’Rourke & Moody, Mr. Moody was an associate with the law firm of Winston & Strawn and served in the firm’s insolvency, bankruptcy, litigation and business reorganization practice areas.

Mr. Moody represents clients regarding commercial contracts and transactions, lender liability litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, and equipment leasing and secured transactions. In addition, he has wide experience in negotiation and business transactions. Mr. Moody has extensive experience in business reorganization matters having participated in many large reorganizations and workouts. Mr. Moody is admitted to practice before numerous federal district courts and is also admitted to practice before he United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Illinois State University
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, John Marshall Law School


Supreme Court of Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


The Intellectual Property Bankruptcy Protection Act: 
Legislative Relief for Software Licensees From Licensor Bankruptcy

3 Software L.J. 91, 1989

Orix Credit Alliance v. Taylor Machine Works, 125 F.3d 468 (7th Circuit 1997)

Michael Moody


Experienced litigator of both jury and non-jury trials in State and Federal Courts.

Experienced in contract negotiation and execution in all aspects of business, corporate and partnership formation on 
behalf of many business clients and individuals.

Extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of debt collection and asset recovery on behalf of secured and unsecured creditors in both State and Federal Courts around the country.

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