Chuck Boehrer is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s corporate finance group. He concentrates his practice in the representation of borrowers and leading commercial and investment banks in leveraged finance transactions.
His extensive experience includes acting as lead bank counsel, as well as borrower’s counsel, for the structuring of credit facilities, including complex international lending transactions, acquisition and going-private transactions, refinancings and repricings, and restructuring and workout transactions. Mr. Boehrer has represented lenders and borrowers in a variety of credit structures, including second lien and subordinated credits.
He has represented leading financial institutions such as BMO Harris Financial, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America, American Capital Strategies, and Fifth Third Bank, as well as borrowers such as Motorola, Lear Corporation, Bucyrus International, Nuveen Investments, Hub International, X-Rite Incorporated, and World Kitchen. His ability to counsel clients in structuring and implementing financial arrangements is enhanced by his prior experience representing clients in merger, acquisition, and securities transactions and by his ongoing work as outside corporate counsel to several corporations.
Mr. Boehrer received a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1982 and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1985, where he was a member of the Law Review.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Boehrer was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2011 and 2012 Best Lawyers and in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America editions in the practice area of Banking and Finance Law. He was also recognized in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers, and has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2007.
Mr. Boehrer is a former chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Financial Institutions Committee.