William Schumacher

William Schumacher represents and advises debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and other parties within the firm's Financial Services practice group. William's practice focuses on creditors’ rights, business restructuring and reorganization, including chapter 11 proceedings, complex bankruptcy litigation, liquidation, section 363 sales, and out-of-court restructuring related matters. He has significant experience drafting dispositive motions in bankruptcy proceedings. William has represented clients in a variety of industries, including retail, media, the oil and gas industries, and healthcare. 

Prior to joining Lathrop GPM, William was an associate at an Am Law 100 law firm in Los Angeles. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Lathrop GPM Summer Associate program and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Minnesota.


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
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  • Minneapolis

    80 South Eighth Street
    500 IDS Center
    Minneapolis, MN 55402
  • Los Angeles

    2049 Century Park East
    Suite 3500S
    Los Angeles, CA 90067-1623


Claudia Neal

Court Memberships

  • Minnesota
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California


University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Business Law Concentration, 2014

University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, B.S.B., Accounting, 2009


  • Hon. Robert N. Opel, II, United States Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Pennsylvania


Proficient in Italian