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Michael T. Mullins

Partner in Chicago

Co-Chair, Finance and Co-Chair, Fund Finance

Admissions

  • Illinois

Education

Co-Chair of Winston & Strawn’s Finance Practice and Co-Chair of the Fund Finance Practice, Michael Mullins has a broad-ranging corporate finance practice, focusing primarily on commercial financings, fund finance, CLOs, warehouse/leverage facilities, and structured products. He represents finance companies, asset managers, banks, and investment funds in connection with a wide range of financing transactions. Michael also regularly represents issuers, investment banks, collateral managers, investment funds, and institutional investors in structured finance and debt transactions at all levels of the capital structure, with particular emphasis in transactions involving alternative asset managers, captive finance companies, hedge funds, private equity funds, and loan funds. 

His practice includes the representation of asset managers, institutional investors, and issuers in structuring, formation, and ongoing compliance issues regarding onshore and offshore investment funds, collateralized loan obligations, and other structured products.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America — Banking and Finance Law (2020)
  • The Legal 500, Structured Finance: Securitization—USA (2018)

Activities

Michael is Co-Chair of Winston's Finance Practice, Co-Chair of the Fund Finance Practice, and a member of the Associate Evaluation Committee. He previously served as a member of the firm's Hiring Committee. 

Credentials

Michael received a B.S., magna cum laude, in Accounting from Marquette University in 1994 and a J.D., with honors, from the DePaul University College of Law in 1997, where he was an editor of the DePaul Law Review.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements 

Michael frequently participates as a speaker on loan and capital markets topics for various trade organizations and firm-sponsored events.

Publications

  • “Financing the Middle Market: Growth and Evolution,” The Journal of Structured Finance, Fall 2019
  • “Risk Retention: Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water,” Law Journal Equipment Leasing Newsletter, June 2010
  • “The Rebirth of the Securitization Market,” The Deal, August 2009

Michael T. Mullins

Partner in Chicago

Co-Chair, Finance and Co-Chair, Fund Finance

Co-Chair of Winston & Strawn’s Finance Practice and Co-Chair of the Fund Finance Practice, Michael Mullins has a broad-ranging corporate finance practice, focusing primarily on commercial financings, fund finance, CLOs, warehouse/leverage facilities, and structured products. He represents finance companies, asset managers, banks, and investment funds in connection with a wide range of financing transactions. Michael also regularly represents issuers, investment banks, collateral managers, investment funds, and institutional investors in structured finance and debt transactions at all levels of the capital structure, with particular emphasis in transactions involving alternative asset managers, captive finance companies, hedge funds, private equity funds, and loan funds. 

His practice includes the representation of asset managers, institutional investors, and issuers in structuring, formation, and ongoing compliance issues regarding onshore and offshore investment funds, collateralized loan obligations, and other structured products.

Honors and Awards

Legal
500
The Legal 500 United States
  • The Best Lawyers in America — Banking and Finance Law (2020)
  • The Legal 500, Structured Finance: Securitization—USA (2018)

Activities

Michael is Co-Chair of Winston's Finance Practice, Co-Chair of the Fund Finance Practice, and a member of the Associate Evaluation Committee. He previously served as a member of the firm's Hiring Committee. 

Michael received a B.S., magna cum laude, in Accounting from Marquette University in 1994 and a J.D., with honors, from the DePaul University College of Law in 1997, where he was an editor of the DePaul Law Review.

Education

DePaul University
JD, 1997
Marquette University
BS, 1994

Admissions

IL
Illinois

Speaking Engagements 

Michael frequently participates as a speaker on loan and capital markets topics for various trade organizations and firm-sponsored events.

Publications

  • “Financing the Middle Market: Growth and Evolution,” The Journal of Structured Finance, Fall 2019
  • “Risk Retention: Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water,” Law Journal Equipment Leasing Newsletter, June 2010
  • “The Rebirth of the Securitization Market,” The Deal, August 2009

Thought Leadership

Michael T. Mullins

Partner in Chicago

Chair, Central Region Finance Practice & Co-Chair, Debt Capital Markets Practice

Admissions

  • Illinois

Education

Michael Mullins is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s corporate department and has a broad-ranging corporate finance practice, focusing primarily on commercial financings, debt capital markets, and structured products. Mr. Mullins represents finance companies, banks, and investment funds in connection with a wide range of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured syndicated credit facilities, leveraged buyouts, and recapitalization transactions. He also regularly represents issuers, investment banks, collateral managers, investment funds, and institutional investors in structured finance and debt transactions at all levels of the capital structure, with particular emphasis in transactions involving alternative asset managers, captive finance companies, hedge funds, private equity funds, and loan funds. In addition, he has extensive experience in the securitization of a broad range of financial assets, including commercial loans, automobile and motorcycle loans, dealer floorplan receivables, trade receivables, timeshare receivables, credit cards, equipment loans and leases, and insurance commissions, in both the conduit and term markets.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America — Banking and Finance Law (2020)
  • The Legal 500, Structured Finance: Securitization—USA (2018)

Activities

Michael is Co-Chair of Winston's Finance Practice, Co-Chair of the Fund Finance Practice, and a member of the Associate Evaluation Committee. He previously served as a member of the firm's Hiring Committee. 

Credentials

Michael received a B.S., magna cum laude, in Accounting from Marquette University in 1994 and a J.D., with honors, from the DePaul University College of Law in 1997, where he was an editor of the DePaul Law Review.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements 

Michael frequently participates as a speaker on loan and capital markets topics for various trade organizations and firm-sponsored events.

Publications

  • “Financing the Middle Market: Growth and Evolution,” The Journal of Structured Finance, Fall 2019
  • “Risk Retention: Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water,” Law Journal Equipment Leasing Newsletter, June 2010
  • “The Rebirth of the Securitization Market,” The Deal, August 2009

Michael T. Mullins

Partner in Chicago

Chair, Central Region Finance Practice & Co-Chair, Debt Capital Markets Practice

Michael Mullins is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s corporate department and has a broad-ranging corporate finance practice, focusing primarily on commercial financings, debt capital markets, and structured products. Mr. Mullins represents finance companies, banks, and investment funds in connection with a wide range of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured syndicated credit facilities, leveraged buyouts, and recapitalization transactions. He also regularly represents issuers, investment banks, collateral managers, investment funds, and institutional investors in structured finance and debt transactions at all levels of the capital structure, with particular emphasis in transactions involving alternative asset managers, captive finance companies, hedge funds, private equity funds, and loan funds. In addition, he has extensive experience in the securitization of a broad range of financial assets, including commercial loans, automobile and motorcycle loans, dealer floorplan receivables, trade receivables, timeshare receivables, credit cards, equipment loans and leases, and insurance commissions, in both the conduit and term markets.

Honors and Awards

Legal
500
The Legal 500 United States
  • The Best Lawyers in America — Banking and Finance Law (2020)
  • The Legal 500, Structured Finance: Securitization—USA (2018)

Activities

Michael is Co-Chair of Winston's Finance Practice, Co-Chair of the Fund Finance Practice, and a member of the Associate Evaluation Committee. He previously served as a member of the firm's Hiring Committee. 

Michael received a B.S., magna cum laude, in Accounting from Marquette University in 1994 and a J.D., with honors, from the DePaul University College of Law in 1997, where he was an editor of the DePaul Law Review.

Education

DePaul University
JD, 1997
Marquette University
BS, 1994

Admissions

IL
Illinois

Speaking Engagements 

Michael frequently participates as a speaker on loan and capital markets topics for various trade organizations and firm-sponsored events.

Publications

  • “Financing the Middle Market: Growth and Evolution,” The Journal of Structured Finance, Fall 2019
  • “Risk Retention: Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water,” Law Journal Equipment Leasing Newsletter, June 2010
  • “The Rebirth of the Securitization Market,” The Deal, August 2009