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Mayer Brown Adds to Chicago Office

By Harrison Barnes, Managing Director

Mayer Brown Adds to Chicago Office
Summary: Mayer Brown added partner Matthew D. O’Meara to their Chicago Banking & Finance practice.
Mayer Brown Adds to Chicago Office
Mayer Brown announced the addition of a new partner to their Chicago office. Finance lawyer Matthew D. O’Meara will join the Banking & Finance practice where he will lead the global Private Credit group. He joins Mayer Brown from Jones Day.
Mayer Brown’s global Lending group co-leader Frederick C. Fisher said, “Matt is highly regarded as a market-leading finance lawyer, and we are very excited to welcome him to the firm. His extensive knowledge of finance markets and exceptional reputation, as well as his strong relationships with numerous financial institutions and alternative credit providers, will deepen and expand our finance offerings. His experience further expands Mayer Brown’s lending capabilities, a core component of our global Banking & Finance practice.”
Chicago Partner-in-charge Rebecca Eisner added, “Matt’s arrival furthers the continued growth of the finance practice, and his experience will enhance our ability to serve numerous clients, including private credit funds, in Chicago and around the world.”
O’Meara has over 20 years of experience working with clients in complex debt financing transactions, especially domestic and cross-border acquisition finance. His clients regularly include asset managers, banks, finance companies, business development companies, private equity funds, institutional investors, and issuers.
O’Meara said, “Mayer Brown’s extensive finance platform, coupled with its strengths in a wide variety of complimentary practice areas, was a compelling reason to join the firm. I look forward to working with my colleagues to further expand the firm’s banking and finance offerings and build upon Mayer Brown’s top-tier finance practice.”
He earned his degrees from Loyola University Chicago.
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