Michael Hainen is a principal and chairs the firm’s Commercial Finance Group. His practice focuses on representing banks and other financial institutions in the documentation, negotiation and closing of a wide range of loan transactions in the middle market. His work has included single and multi-bank asset-based and cash-flow loans, leveraged buyouts, mezzanine financings, and cross-border finance transactions.
Mr. Hainen also has extensive experience in bankruptcy-related financing, including debtor-in-possession financings and exit loan facilities. Another significant aspect of his practice is handling workout matters and guiding both out-of-court and bankruptcy-governed restructurings.
Among other organizations, Mr. Hainen is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, and his speaking experience includes acting as an expert lecturer for workshops held by the Commercial Finance Association.
Mr. Hainen is admitted to practice in Illinois. He has been named as a leading lawyer in the United States in Banking & Finance (including Chambers USA 2014). He received his law degree in 1997 from Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an articles editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in 1994 from Middlebury College.
- May 27, 2016
- May 19, 2015
- May 23, 2014Chambers USA 2014