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Attorney Bio

Alex Platte joined Rothberg Logan & Warsco in 2011 and provides legal solutions to clients with a broad range of business needs. His practice includes commercial lending transactions, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and generally serving the needs of business clients.

Alex regularly assists private and municipal lenders with construction, commercial real estate, and asset-based loans, including loan participations, intercreditor arrangements, and multiple funding source projects. His experience extends to governmentally regulated lending, including automobile loans and funeral financing. Additionally, he has negotiated and documented numerous grants and loans funded through the CDBG and HOME Investment Partnerships programs of the U.S. Department of Housing.

Alex also advises financial institutions regarding loan workout, restructure, foreclosure, replevin, and bankruptcy issues. Alex has experience negotiating and litigating issues in bankruptcy court across Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 cases, representing both creditors and a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee.

Alex also serves clients in a variety of business matters, including corporate formation, commercial transactions, mergers, dissolutions, real estate transactions, leases, and landlord/tenant disputes. Alex has also served the City of Fort Wayne as an Administrative Hearing Officer, hearing and deciding Neighborhood Code Enforcement and Parking Enforcement cases.

A native of Fort Wayne, Alex received a B.S. in computer science with distinction from Indiana University and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated magna cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Bloomington. While in law school, he served on the Indiana Law Journal, was inducted in the Order of the Coif, and received the Sigmund J. Beck Award for outstanding achievement in the study of bankruptcy law.

Prior to joining Rothberg Logan & Warsco, Alex was a software developer for Discover Financial Services, an experience which allowed him to gain insight and experience into the financial services industry. He is active in the community, serving on the Boards of the Matthew 25 Health & Dental Clinic, the Mustard Seed Furniture Bank and the local chapter of the Risk Management Association. He has also served on the Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Section Council and on various committees for Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana. In his spare time, he is active in his church and enjoys playing music and spending time with his wife and son.


Legal Assistant:  Michelle Birk

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2011

Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association (Past Member, Young Lawyers’ Section Council)
  • Allen County Bar Association (Vice-Chair, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Section)
  • Risk Management Association, Northeast Indiana Chapter (Board Member)
  • Matthew 25 Health & Dental Clinic (Board member and Chairman, Community Relations Committee)
  • Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
  • Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (Past Co-Chair, Power Lunch Committee)

Speaking Engagements

  • May 2016 – “Tax Credit Financing for Real Estate Development” – Risk Management Association, Northeast Indiana Chapter
  • March 2014 – “Building Towards Brown v. Board of Education” – Benjamin Harrison Inn of Court
  • October 2013 – “Student Loan Hardship Litigation, IBR and Other Issues” – Northern District of Indiana Annual Fall Seminar

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