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Kara Ervin has joined Goldberg Kohn as an Associate in the firm's Commercial Finance Group. She represents financial institutions in documenting, negotiating and performing due diligence for asset-based and cash-flow commercial finance transactions. She is experienced in acquisition and working capital financings, senior secured transactions, mezzanine financing, split lien transactions, syndicated deals and cross-border transactions. She also has experience representing corporate borrowers in connection with acquisition and working capital financings.

Ms. Ervin was previously Associate Deputy General Counsel for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and served as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Marcus R. Salone (Ret.) of the Illinois Appellate Court for the First District and the Hon. Robert D. Rucker (Ret.) of the Indiana Supreme Court. She also previously practiced as an associate in the Chicago office of an Am Law 100 firm.

Ms. Ervin received her law degree from New York University School of Law in 2007. During law school, she served as Executive Editor of the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. Ms. Ervin graduated magna cum laude from Florida A&M University with a B.A. in Business Administration in 2000.