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Mr. McEnroe is a shareholder at Vedder Price, where he concentrates his practice in secured transactions, leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, business reorganization and related areas of law. He has represented a variety of public and private companies in more than 70 acquisitions and divestitures. In these transactions, he has been involved in not only structuring and negotiating the acquisition documents, but also in procuring, structuring and finalizing the requisite financing.
With respect to commercial finance transactions, Mr. McEnroe has been named by Chambers USA as one of the top attorneys in Chicago for banking and finance. In that practice area, Mr. McEnroe has represented traditional banks, finance companies, hedge funds and other financial institutions in unsecured, asset-based, cash flow and project finance credit facilities. Within such transactions, Mr. McEnroe represents first lien lenders, second lien lenders and/or mezzanine debt holders.
Date of Birth: 1952
Law School: Yale Law School,J.D., 1977
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois, B.S., accountancy, 1974
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement: maxima cum laude
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
American Bar Association
Commercial Law League
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Awards; Honors: Distinctions:
The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 and 2009
Who's Who Legal, 2008
Illinois Super Lawyers, 2008 and 2009
Published Legal Writing:
Mr. McEnroe is the author of numerous articles, most recently "Second Lien Term Loans in International Transactions" in Financier Worldwide Magazine.
For the past several years, Mr. McEnroe has been one of three speakers on "Buying and Selling Businesses in Illinois" at the National Business Institute Seminar and was one of the coursebook authors in that capacity. He has been a presenter and panel moderator at the Strategies Business Institute Programs on Second Lien Loans.