Joseph Zizzo Chosen As a “40 Under 40” Award Recipient By the Secured Finance Network
Joseph D. Zizzo is a Principal in the firm's Commercial Finance Group. He represents financial institutions in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing lending transactions.
Joe regularly represents agents and lenders in syndicated and single lender senior cash-flow and asset-based secured loan transactions for acquisition financing, working capital financing, refinancings and recapitalizations, split collateral secured loan transactions, unitranche financing transactions, debtor-in-possession financings, and workouts and restructuring. Joe is also experienced in representing junior capital providers in second lien, unsecured mezzanine and unitranche transactions.
Joe's international lending experience includes transactions involving the laws of Australia, Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. He has extensive experience representing agents and lenders in recurring-revenue based financing transactions to software and other technology businesses.
In 2021 Joe was chosen as a "40 Under 40 Award" recipient by The Secured Finance Network, which recognizes "the best and brightest rising stars in secured finance." In addition, Illinois Leading Lawyers has recognized him as an Emerging Lawyer in Banking & Financial Institutions Law every year since 2021.
– Order of the Coif
– Highest GPA in Law School Class
– summa cum laude
– Honors Program