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Connie Mayer represents traditional and non-traditional lenders in structuring complex financing arrangements and concentrates her corporate practice on mergers, acquisitions, and general corporate matters. As trusted counsel, she helps clients navigate a variety of business, lending, and commercial transactions.

Connie represents commercial lending institutions and entities of all sizes, forming connections with each client to learn how to serve their individual needs. Armed with diverse experience and knowledge, whether it is a merger, acquisition, corporate governance issue, lending question, or matter related to Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP), Connie is equipped to assist.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized on the Rising Stars list by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine, 2021 – 2022

Representative Matters

  • Represented lead and participating lenders in syndicated loan transactions up to $350,000,000.
  • Represented architect and engineering firms in acquisition and sale transactions.
  • Represented ESOP companies in both acquisitions and sales.
  • Represented ESOP trustees.
  • Represented participating lenders in syndicated loan transactions.
  • Represented for-profit and not-for-profit entities in general corporate transactions and matters.
  • Represented multiple lead lenders in syndicated ESOP loan transactions. Represented a $130,000,000 tech company in a sale.
  • Represented an international bank on asset-based loans in the nursing home and assisted living sector.
  • Represented a borrower entity in an $80,000,000 non-traditional lending transaction.
  • Represented a chemical company in a sale to a major publicly-traded competitor.

Presentations

  • "Drafting Indemnity Clauses: Allocation of Future Risk in Commercial Contracts," Drafting Effective Contracts, a Wisconsin State Bar Association seminar, Madison, Wisconsin, January 14, 2022
  • "Drafting and Negotiating Purchase Price Terms, Including Working Capital Provisions," Complex Commercial Contracts: The Legal Principles You Need to Know for Effective Drafting presented by the State Bar of Wisconsin, Virtual Event, February 24, 2021
  • "Recent Developments in Drafting: Material Adverse Effect Terminations and Cybersecurity Considerations," Drafting More Effective Contracts 2020 a State Bar of Wisconsin seminar, Madison, Wisconsin, January 24, 2020

Personal

Connie enjoys volunteering with and providing pro bono legal services for Greyhounds Only, a greyhound adoption group in Illinois.

J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2013

B.A., cum laude, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2010