David P. Milligan



  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2005), magna cum laude,

    Order of the Coif

  • University of Houston (M.B.A., 1990)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (B.S., 1988), with honors

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David guides clients through multiple types of corporate transactions, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and divestitures. He has developed a well-respected practice that emphasizes finance, representing borrowers, lenders and third parties in an array of commercial lending and finance transactions, including senior and subordinated, secured and unsecured debt financings, lines of credit, equity financings, and the acquisition and financing of financial assets. He has experience representing clients in a wide array of transactions including mid to large corporate financings (including complex, multilayered finance structures), asset-based lending, multicurrency and international financings, public and private debt securities issuances, workouts and restructurings, and syndicated loan facilities.

His cross-industry and cross-vertical market clients run the gamut from early-stage businesses and start-ups through private equity investors, commercial lenders, hedge funds and a variety of public and privately held companies. He has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer in the International Financial Law Review 1000 for both U.S. Banking and Private Equity. Clients value how his corporate experience helps him to find flexible and creative solutions to complete deals efficiently and achieve clients’ goals.

  • International Financial Law Review 1000, highly regarded. Practice Areas: Banking, Private Equity
  • Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Star” recommended in “Banking,” 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York