Lynn M. McGovern - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Lynn M. McGovern

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 312-407-0825

Lynn McGovern represents borrowers and lenders in a broad range of complex financing transactions, including acquisition financings, asset-based loans, debtor-in-possession financings, exit financings and restructuring transactions. These transactions include secured and unsecured financings and both senior and mezzanine financings.

Examples of various financings include representation of:

  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange in a $3 billion credit facility;
  • Marsico Capital Management in a $1.2 billion credit facility;
  • The Middleby Corporation in a $450 million secured credit facility;
  • US BioEnergy Corporation in a $477 million construction loan facility;
  • Ecolab Inc. in a $450 million multicurrency credit facility and a €300 million private placement;
  • Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in connection with a credit facility;
  • AutoNation, Inc. in a $1.25 billion credit facility;
  • Covanta Energy Corporation in a $715 million first-lien credit facility and a $400 million second-lien credit facility;
  • Rural Cellular Corporation in a $60 million first-lien revolving credit facility and a $510 million second-lien note offering;
  • Wynn Las Vegas, LLC in a $1 billion secured credit facility;
  • American National Power, Inc. in connection with restructuring approximately $900 million of indebtedness;
  • Various portfolio companies of Brera Capital Partners, LP in connection with credit facilities and mezzanine financings; and
  • Packaging Dynamics Corporation in a $160 million secured credit facility.

Ms. McGovern repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America.

University of IllinoisBS The University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.

Office Location

155 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
United States


Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law