Joseph U. Schorer

With a unique background as both a public company general counsel and partner-level law firm practitioner, Joseph U. Schorer handles finance, corporate, securitization, restructuring and securities matters. In his career in private practice and as general counsel for a group of middle market companies, his clients have viewed him as a tenacious business leader, skilled at analyzing complex situations, pragmatically assessing options, and developing cost effective solutions. He has handled dozens of loan, securitization, acquisition, and leasing transactions ranging in size from $1 million to $15 billion dollars. He has advised boards of directors on business reorganization, board compensation, and securities law issues. His clients have ranged from Fortune 100 companies to entrepreneurial start-ups.
In 2007, Joseph was the recipient of a Special Recognition Award for his work in administering the joint bankruptcy bench-bar Credit Abuse Resistance Education program, presented by the United States District Court, in conjunction with the Federal Bar Association.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Restructuring, 2) Corporate, 3) Asset Finance & Securitization, 4) Capital Markets, 5) Debt Finance and 6) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 1978
Education Northwestern University, B.A., 1975
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois,State bar of California
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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