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Marisa Murillo

Marisa Murillo is a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. She is a member of the Banking and Asset Finance practice group, where she negotiates and documents complex finance transactions for commercial lending institutions, private and public companies, debt funds and private equity groups. Her practice focuses on secured and unsecured credit facilities, leveraged buyout financings, refinancings, commitment papers, subordination and intercreditor agreements, mezzanine loans, debt and equity restructurings, stimulus loans, lines of credit to private equity funds, art and other specialty collateral loans and general working capital facilities. Her finance deals have ranged in size from US$5 million to several billion dollars, encompassing a full spectrum of industries including manufacturing, automotive, retail, technology, consumer brands, health care, telecommunications, media, energy and professional services. Apart from her finance work, Marisa devotes time to many esteemed cultural organizations in the Midwest.

Prior to joining the firm, Marisa served as a partner at an international law firm, where she focused her practice on debt finance, corporate, private equity and venture capital, art law and energy. Additionally, she has served as lead counsel to senior and mezzanine lenders and borrowers - especially in the middle market - in negotiating debt finance transactions, where managed diverse legal teams to reach efficient and desirable outcomes for each client. Marisa also served as the lead in-house finance counsel at General Motors Company in Detroit where she advised the company on many high-profile transactions after its initial public offering.

  • Board of Directors for MCA Women’s Board (present)
  • Advisory Board for Gene Siskel Film Center (2019-present)
  • Board of Directors for MOCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit) (2013-present)
  • Member, Luminary Committee, Art Institute of Chicago (2017-present)
  • Former Regional President, Hispanic National Bar Association
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