Holland & Knight Adds Finance Attorney Loren Weil in Chicago
CHICAGO (February 25, 2019) – Holland & Knight announced today that Loren Weil has joined its Chicago office as a partner in the firm's Financial Services Practice Group. Mr. Weil principally represents banks and private debt funds in loan transactions, workouts and other complex financial transactions. Most recently, he was a partner at Jones Day in Chicago.
Mr. Weil represents financial institutions in secured and unsecured loan transactions in connection with sponsored acquisitions and other leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and senior debt facilities established for large corporate and middle-market-borrowers. These matters, ranging from asset-based loans to multibillion-dollar, investment-grade syndicated credit facilities, have involved borrowers in a wide spectrum of industries and have included cross-border transactions with entities in many jurisdictions. He also has represented numerous business entities acting as borrowers, including financial sponsors and large and middle market companies, in negotiating and closing their credit facilities.
"Loren is a highly knowledgeable finance attorney with more than 30 years of experience advising some of the country's top financial institutions, many of which are clients of the firm," said Frank Keldermans, the leader of Holland & Knight's Chicago Financial Services Team. "We look forward to collaborating with him to further expand our relationships with our existing financial services clients, as well as our presence in the industry overall."
Mr. Weil received his J.D. and A.B. degrees from Duke University.
With more than 200 members throughout the firm, Holland & Knight's Financial Services Practice Group assists borrowers and lenders with all of their legal needs. With lawyers located in almost every major U.S. market, the team regularly advises financial industry clients on their most sophisticated transactions, including asset-based lending, syndicated loans, structured finance, public finance, derivatives, capital markets, insurance, project finance and real estate finance. The team also includes skilled litigators and counsel in the area of white collar defense and regulatory compliance.