Luke's calm, meticulous approach offers clients a clear path forward, both in and out of Chapter 11 proceedings.


Luke protects client interests in a variety of contexts, including mass tort bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings. His experience with international capital markets transactions and cross-border insolvency situations enables him to advise clients facing complex financial challenges.

Prior to joining the firm, Luke practiced at two global law firms in London, helping multinational enterprises raise capital and restructure their financial liabilities. He also served as a law clerk to Judge Deborah L. Thorne of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Before admission to the bar, Luke interned for the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, the UK House of Commons, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of State. He also worked for Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota.

Luke enjoys working with individual clients on pro bono immigration matters.

News & Insights


“Supreme Court Held That Insurers With Financial Responsibility For Bankruptcy Claims Are Parties In Interest,” with Samantha J. Hanson-Lenn, Minnesota State Bar Association Bankruptcy Bulletin, 2024

"Sovereign Immunity Tests Bankruptcy’s Least Contested Axioms," with Judge Deborah L. Thorne, Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, 2023

"Three and Half Rules for Tort Claims in (and out of) Chapter 11," American Bankruptcy Law Journal, 2021

"Can Human Development Bonds Reduce the Agency Costs of the Resource Curse?" Law and Development Review, 2019

"Markets, Maths and Value: Smith versus Jevons," Rerum Causae, 2013


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University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2018

London School of Economics and Political Science, M.Sc., Economics and Philosophy, 2013

Harvard University, B.A., Philosophy and Economics, 2011

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