Thanhan (An) Nguyen, Associate


Thanhan (An) Nguyen is an attorney in the firm's Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Group. An’s practice focuses on representing creditors, debtors, and trustees in a wide range of bankruptcy proceedings and complex commercial litigation. Additionally, he has extensive experience drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, attending hearings, and managing discovery.

While attending law school, he was an Associate Editor of the Illinois Law Review, a member of Frederick Green Moot Court Invitational Team, and a student attorney in the Federal Civil Rights Clinic, where he represented a pro se client in a Section 1983 civil rights action case.

Prior to joining the firm, he was a summer associate in the firm's Madison and Chicago offices.

Representative Experience

  • Representing national real estate investment trust in prosecuting complex breach of contract and fraudulent transfer case and in defendants’ subsequent bankruptcy cases.
  • Representing pharmacy benefits manager in various actions, including successfully defending fraud counterclaim against motion to dismiss and defeating emergency motion for temporary restraining order in federal court.
  • Pro Bono: Guardian ad litem for minors in petition for guardianship proceeding; regular volunteer at monthly community pro bono legal clinic.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Illinois Law Review (Associate Editor)
  • University of Texas at Dallas (B.S., magna cum laude, 2011)
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (General and Trial Bar Member)

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Chinatown Pro Bono Legal Clinic (volunteer)

Professional Recognition

  • Distinguished Service Award - awarded by Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (2017)