Valparaiso University School of Law,
J.D., cum laude, 2001
Editor in Chief, Law Review
Indiana USDC, Northern District
Illinois USDC, Central District
Illinois USDC, Northern District
Wisconsin USDC, Eastern District
American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Real Estate Investment Association
Certified Public Accountant, 1996
Metropolitan Capital Bank & Trust
Listed in Illinois Super Lawyers, 2014
Included in Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2009, 2011-2012
Thompson Coburn LLP
Arthur Andersen LLP
Experienced Senior Consultant, 1997-1998
Senior Auditor, 1996-1997
Clint represents borrowers, lenders and various other financial institutions in the structuring and the documentation of various commercial financing transactions. He provides fast and highly responsive service that allows him to respond swiftly to the needs of his clients.
For the past 15 years, Clint has counseled and assisted his clients with their domestic and cross-border loan transactions, with a primary focus on the middle-market businesses sector. His practice includes all types of financings, from asset-based lending, secured and unsecured credit facilities to equipment leasing and purchase money security arrangements. Often Clint's work involves a real estate component, and he has helped lenders with all facets of these real estate finance transactions both in the Midwest and across the country. Clint and his team are known for their flexibility, rapid response time and ability to accurately and efficiently draft, document and close transactions in a practical manner while ensuring the needs of his clients are timely met and satisfied.
Clint also draws on his background in financial restructuring law to counsel lenders on workout and forbearance issues related to borrowers facing defaults or bankruptcy issues.
As a Certified Public Accountant and from his former positions with Arthur Andersen LLP (both as an auditor and as a financial consultant), Clint has an understanding of a business' underlying financial statements, which allows him to work seamlessly with finance and business professionals to achieve their financing goals.
"It's About Time . . . Less Time";
Protections Afforded Landlords In Bankruptcy Proceedings
"How the Bankruptcy Law Will Impact Trade Creditors";
FagelHaber LLC Presentation, November 2006
"Legal Topics Affecting Credit Managers";
NACM Midwest, March 28, 2006
"The Credit Application: Starting Off on the Right Foot with New (and Sometimes Old) Customers";
NACM Gateway Region, April 22, 2005
"Preference Claims: Building a Defense and Creating a Reasonable Doubt";
IOMA Audio Conference, January 25, 2005
"Fundamentals of Credit and Collections: Bankruptcy";
CRF and IOMA, November 11, 2004
"Financial Warning Signs";
NACM/Chicago-Midwest Credit Conference 2004, October 14-15, 2004
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