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Kara J. Ervin


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Kara Ervin is 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.

Kara 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.

"I believe advocating fiercely for your client while working cooperatively to find a solution that works for all parties are not mutually exclusive."



  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • Florida A&M University, B.A., 2000

    – Business Administration, magna cum laude


  • Illinois

Professional Activities

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Black Women Lawyer’s Association