James R. Irving

James R. Irving is the Managing Partner of the Louisville office and Chair of the Bankruptcy/ Restructuring Practice Group. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy matters and creditors’ rights, as well as commercial litigation. Jim has experience representing debtors, creditors, committees, trustees and interested third parties in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, in addition to representing creditors in foreclosure proceedings and other litigation. Jim has also practiced commercial litigation with a broad range of experience in state and federal courts and before the American Arbitration Association.

Jim was a recipient of the American Bankruptcy Institute 40 Under 40 Award in 2017. Jim was also the recipient of the Chicago Bar Association’s Exceptional Young Lawyer Award in 2013. His experience with matters of juvenile justice through his pro bono work has led to opportunities to teach CLEs and edit publications on the subject for the American Bar Association.