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Jeffrey B. Dunlop


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Jeffrey Dunlop is Co-Chair of the firm's Commercial Finance Group and Principal in the firm. He focuses his practice on the representation of banks and other commercial lenders in structuring, negotiating and documenting a variety of commercial finance transactions. He is experienced in handling secured asset-based and cash-flow loans, leveraged buy-outs, mezzanine financings, second lien financings and unitranche loan transactions. In addition, he has extensive experience in cross-border lending transactions involving North and South America, Europe and Asia.

In 2020, Jeff was chosen as a "40 Under 40" award recipient by The Secured Finance Network. The award recognizes "the best and brightest rising stars in secured finance."



  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2007

    cum laude

  • University of Michigan, B.B.A., 2002

    – highest honors


  • Illinois


  • Co-author, “Ready, Set, Disclose? ESG Lending and The Middle Market,” The Secured Lender, October 2021.


  • Panelist, “Globalized Age, Globalizing Clients: How Using Our Global Network Can Create Success For Your Clients,” at the Meritas Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 2013.