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Alison M. Carrizales

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Alison Carrizales is a Principal in the firm's Commercial Finance Group. She represents banks and non-bank financial institutions in structuring, negotiating and documenting a broad range of commercial finance transactions, including first and second lien credit facilities, asset-based loans, acquisition and working capital financings, recapitalizations, refinancings and other complex financial transactions. She also has experience representing corporate borrowers and leading private equity sponsors in a variety of financing transactions.

In April 2022 she was honored with the Secured Finance Network's Women in Secured Finance Award, which recognizes women who have had a significant impact on the industry’s future.

Prior to joining Goldberg Kohn she was a Banking and Finance associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

Ms. Carrizales is admitted to practice in Illinois and New York. She received her law degree from Cornell Law School in 2013, where she served as a Managing Editor of the Cornell Law Review and an Associate of the Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan in 2008, with a double major in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Cultural Anthropology.

Ms. Carrizales has also worked on various pro bono matters, with a focus on immigration and refugee issues. She is a member of the firm's Diversity, Recruiting and Pro Bono Committees.

Chicago Office
55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792

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  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2013
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York

Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196


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