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Jeffrey B. Dunlop

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Jeffrey Dunlop is a Principal in the firm’s Commercial Finance Group. 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, Mr. Dunlop 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 co-author of "Ready, Set, Disclose? ESG Lending and The Middle Market," published in The Secured Lender, October 2021. And he was a panelist on "Globalized Age, Globalizing Clients: How Using Our Global Network Can Create Success For Your Clients," at the Meritas Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, April 2013.

Mr. Dunlop joined Goldberg Kohn in May 2006. He serves as a member of the firm's Management Committee and is Chair of the Finance Committee.

He received his law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2007, where he served as an editor of the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business. He earned his B.B.A., with highest honors, from the University of Michigan in 2002. He is admitted to practice in Illinois.

Prior to law school, Mr. Dunlop worked as a consultant for an international consulting firm providing economic and financial valuation for complex commercial disputes.  


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

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  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A., highest honors, 2002

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  • Illinois

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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