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Christopher J. Marquez

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Christopher Marquez is a Principal in the firm's Commercial Finance Group. He focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions in complex lending transactions. Mr. Marquez has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing leveraged acquisition and working capital financings, recapitalizations, senior secured, split lien and unitranche transactions, and cross-border finance transactions. His practice covers a wide range of the middle market, with deal sizes ranging from $5 million to $400 million, and involves borrowers across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors.

A significant portion of Mr. Marquez's work also includes representing lenders in connection with inter-creditor and subordination issues, loan workouts and restructurings, and Article 9 remedies.

Among his accolades, in 2023 Mr. Marquez 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." He is recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2024 Edition)" in the area of Banking and Finance Law. Previously he appeared in The Secured Lender's "Young Professionals: Ready to Launch" edition published in the November 2014.

He is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Secured Finance Network. On behalf of the Young Professionals Group of The Secured Finance Network, in February 2017 he moderated the panel "Middle Market Deal Trends: Recap of 2016, Outlook for 2017."  

Mr. Marquez joined Goldberg Kohn in May 2012. He is a Member of the firm's Administrative, Business Development and Space committees. 

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

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  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2010
  • University of Michigan, B.S., 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • California

Professional Activities

  • Association of Corporate Growth, Member

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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