L&G Law Group welcomes…

Clemon Ashley

Mr. Ashley is an associate attorney with L&G Law Group LLP. He concentrates his practice in corporate transactions and commercial litigation. Prior to joining L&G Law Group LLP, Mr. Ashley served as law clerk to the Honorable Vicki Miles-LaGrange, Chief U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, where he provided direct litigation support on complex legal issues. Mr. Ashley previously served as a business analyst at Aetna, Inc., a Fortune 500 health insurer, where he exceeded corporate objectives in delivering marketplace and cross-functional solutions in the area of health informatics.

Mr. Ashley is admitted to practice in Illinois and received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago, where he completed a Certificate in Health Law and served as an editor of the Annals of Health Law, International Law Review, and the Public Interest Law Review. He earned his Master of Public Health from Emory University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa.


Christopher M. Cahill

Christopher M. Cahill is an experienced corporate restructuring lawyer. He has represented secured lenders in middle market cases, including negotiating cash collateral and DIP financing orders, litigating lien defense, and objecting to chapter 11 plans (as well as negotiating consensual resolutions of chapter 11 plans). Further, Mr. Cahill has substantial mega-case debtor experience (e.g., the Harnischfeger, Babcock & Wilcox, and Wickes Inc. cases) at national law firms and has also represented creditors committees, purchasers of assets, landlords, and other parties in interest in chapter 11 cases. He represented a creditors committee, a post-confirmation liquidation trustee, and many creditors in the recent automotive bankruptcy cases, including a management role in the prosecution of approximately 180 preference actions in the Plastech (a Tier 1 supplier) cases.


Mr. Cahill’s article, “Commodity Supply Agreements Are Swap Agreements: A Counter-Intuitive But Quite Real Safe Harbor From Preference Avoidance,” forthcoming in International Corporate Rescue, analyzes a legal strategy of potential value to companies that purchase commodities from or sell commodities to chapter 11 debtors.


Mr. Cahill is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.