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Katherine A. Attebery Partner
  • D 312.606.3245
  • F 312.267.2192
kattebery@hmblaw.com
Katherine A. Attebery

Katie is a partner in HMB’s Business and Finance Group. She concentrates her practice on debt financing and commercial banking, and counsels clients on transactional and litigation matters.

Katie has extensive experience representing banks and financial institutions in commercial, real estate, and asset-based loan transactions, including drafting and negotiating loan documents and conducting all related loan due diligence.

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She also regularly negotiates and documents commercial and real estate loan workouts and restructurings, including loan modification agreements, forbearance agreements, deed in lieu of foreclosure agreements and note purchase and sale agreements.

Additionally, Katie represents secured lenders in commercial foreclosure and creditor’s rights litigation.

Bringing Complicated Transactions to a Smooth Close

Clients rely on Katie for the unique was she can simplify the complex—dissecting dense issues into discrete, understandable and manageable parts.

Experience

  • Represents banks and financial institutions in commercial construction, development, acquisition and asset-based loan transactions, including drafting and negotiating loan documents and conducting all related due diligence
  • Negotiates and documents commercial loan workouts and restructurings, including loan modification agreements, forbearance agreements, deed in lieu of foreclosure agreements and note purchase and sale agreements.
  • Represents secured creditors in commercial foreclosure and creditor’s rights litigation.

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.

Miami University, B.S. Finance

Admissions

Illinois

Northern District of Illinois

Honors

  • Illinois Leading Lawyers, Banking and Financial Institutions Law (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Illinois Emerging Lawyers, Banking and Financial Institutions Law (2015-2017)
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars Banking Law and Business Litigation (2011-2013)

Professional Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Practices

News

  • Client Success: Dunes Point Capital Acquires All-Lift Systems, IncSeptember 10, 2021

    Located in Neenah, WI, All-Lift is a provider of aftermarket services and parts for overhead cranes and other lifting equipment, including OSHA mandated inspections, safety-critical parts and repairs, and crane equipment. All-Lift has three facilities in Wisconsin and Michigan and employs approximately 100 people.

  • Jim L. Jerue and Katherine A. Attebery Named 2020 Leading Lawyers by Leading Lawyers Advisory BoardJanuary 9, 2020

    Jim and Katie were recommended by their peers and approved by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board to be 2020 Leading Lawyers. The list of Leading Lawyers is the result of contact with thousands of lawyers within their respective region and/or area(s) of law. Only those lawyers who are most often recommended, and later approved by the Advisory Board, are selected.…

Education
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.
  • Miami University, B.S. Finance
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Northern District of Illinois
500 West Madison Suite 3700
Chicago IL 60661

Phone: 312-606-3200 Fax: 312-606-3232
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