Timothy Bow is a restructuring associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Timothy’s practice encompasses all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.


Thought Leadership


Co-author. “Dischargeability of Fines Imposed In Connection with Attorney Discipline”, III BBA Journal 1, 10-11, 2014.

Co-author. “Structured Dismissals”, ABI Southeastern Bankruptcy Workshop, Jul. 24-27, 2014.

Bow, Timothy. “Curious Claims: Yet Another Wrinkle In The Ponzi Scheme Story”, XXXII ABI Journal 4, 60-61, 88, May 2013.

Co-author. “Novel Issues Toward the End of Ponzi Schemes”, ABI Rocky Mountain Conference, Jan. 15-16, 2013.

Bow, Timothy. “Involuntary Petitions – Bad-Faith Motives and High Risks”, XXXI ABI Journal 7, 52-53, 86, August 2012.


Speaker, Tweeting Trouble for Small Business Debtor: Who Owns the Social Media, ABA Business Law Section, 2015 Business Bankruptcy Committee Fall Meeting, Small Business Subcommittee Meeting, September 2015.


Timothy attended the American Bankruptcy Institute Litigation Skills Symposium at the SMU Dedman School of Law where he practiced direct and cross-examination techniques for both lay and expert witnesses under the supervision of ABI faculty. The four-day trial skills course culminated in a half-day mock contested confirmation hearing before the Honorable Barbara J. Houser.

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute

American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business Bankruptcy Committee


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Florida
  • 2016Illinois


  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida


  • University of Miami School of LawJ.D.cum laude2013

    Recipient of the American College of Bankruptcy Distinguished Law Student Award for the Eleventh Circuit

    C.A.L.I. Award for Excellence in Chapter Eleven Reorganization

  • Northwestern UniversityB.A., Political Science; B.M., Music2010