Elizabeth L. Majers

Elizabeth L. Majers serves as a Partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP's Commercial Finance and Bankruptcy, Workouts, and Creditor's Rights Practice Groups. Ms. Majers has practiced primarily as special counsel representing institutional lenders in the area of the direct placement of corporate securities. Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb LLP, she served as a Partner and Chair of the global corporate finance group of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, as well as the partner-in-charge of client relations. She has represented virtually every major insurance company and pension fund active in the private placement industry, as well as hedge funds, banks, capital companies and other financial institutions in connection with their purchase of privately placed securities. Ms. Majers has extensive experience representing institutional lenders in troubled and distressed financings. Her representative workout achievements include successful restructurings of C-BASS LLC (subprime mortgage originator and investor), U-Haul International, Wabash National Corporation, Illinois Vehicle Premium Finance (subprime insurance premium financing securitization), Union Square (D.C.) Credit Tenant Loan, and numerous private mezzanine transactions. Her finance experience includes the structuring, documentation and negotiation of a wide variety of privately placed financial transactions such as mezzanine and private equity financings; workouts and restructurings; leveraged leasing of aircraft, railroad rolling stock, electronic data transmission equipment, vehicles, mining equipment and real estate; leveraged ESOP transactions; leveraged buyouts; project and facility financings; real estate financings; credit tenant loan transactions; loan and other asset securitizations and unsecured debt financings for U.S., Canadian and other foreign issuers. Ms. Majer is a frequent Chair and speaker at various industry conferences and seminars on the private placement industry and credit tenant loan financings. She is a Member of American College of Investment Counsel (former President and Trustee). She was named "Top Lawyer" in Banking & Financial Institutions Law, Corporate Finance Law and Securities & Venture Finance by Leading Lawyers Network (2007) and "Illinois Super Lawyer" in Securities & Corporate Finance and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by Law & Politics (2005 and 2006 editions). She was Certified as a Public Accountant by the University of Illinois. Ms. Majer studied at Indiana University School of Law in 1982 and received her A.B. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1979 with honors.

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Areas of Practice 1) Corporate
Law School Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington (J.D.)
Education University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (A.B.)
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm Loeb & Loeb LLP
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