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Diona Rogers named 2023 Secured Finance Network 40 Under 40 Award winner

April 6, 2023

Thompson Coburn is thrilled to announce that Chicago partner Diona Rogers has been named a winner of the 2023 SFNet 40 Under 40 Awards.

The SFNet 40 Under 40 Awards launched in 2016 to celebrate the achievements of young professionals in the secured finance industry. Recipients of the honor are recognized as the "future leaders who exemplify true excellence in their careers and demonstrate commitment to their communities as well as to the industry."

This year's 40 Under 40 winners will be honored in the June issue of The Secured Lender and celebrated at an in-person gala at The Plaza in New York City on June 15.

At Thompson Coburn, Diona is a vital member of the Banking and Commercial Finance team, focusing on secured finance and commercial lending. She works with major financial institutions and regional banks, closing syndicated and bilateral secured and unsecured credit facilities for complex loan transactions that finance corporate and M&A activity.

Diona collaborates closely with bankers, drafting and negotiating credit agreements, subordination agreements, and other loan documents while ensuring her clients' interests are protected. With her legal and business backgrounds, Diona speaks the language of her financial services clients and manages multiple high-value deals, anticipating legal issues and collaborating to ensure successful transactions.

Diona's skills and hard work have helped our clients navigate complex financial transactions and achieve their goals. In receiving this award, she joins Thompson Coburn attorneys Ariele Strauss Clinton and Sarah Gilbert.