Vitaly Libman represents clients in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and other consumer protection related suits, as well clients involved in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation. He also has extensive experience in bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters, including litigation and workouts. Mr. Libman counsels and advises his clients on courses of action in Chapter 11, Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, state real estate law, and post-judgment collection matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Mr. Libman was for more than two years an associate in the St. Louis office of another AmLaw 200 law firm. During law school, he was a law clerk to the Honorable J. Michael Deasy of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire, and a legal intern to the Honorable Robert E. Grossman of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. Mr. Libman also interned with a firm in Garden City, New York.

During his undergraduate studies Mr. Libman spent a semester studying at Saint Petersburg State University, in St. Petersburg, Russia. He speaks Russian fluently.


Mr. Libman holds a black belt in karate. He also enjoys weightlifting, basketball and cooking.

Community/Civic Activities

  • Big Brother/Big Sister
  • Tutor at International Institute of St. Louis


J.D., cum laude, St. John's University School of Law, 2010

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Senior Staff

B.S., Finance, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007