Stephanie is an attorney in the Global Corporate Group. She focuses her practice on representing agents, lenders, private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, and other borrowers in connection with structuring, negotiating, and documenting secured and unsecured financing transactions, such as cash flow facilities, ABL facilities, leveraged acquisitions, multicurrency/cross-border facilities, construction finance, mortgage warehouse finance, lender finance, fund finance, and capital call facilities. Stephanie is experienced with unitranche structures, first lien/second lien structures, mezzanine structures, wrapping lien structures, opco/propco structures, complex intercreditor issues, specialized collateral (e.g., real estate (including all types of healthcare properties), health-care-insurance receivables, intellectual property, and assets evidenced by certificates of title), forbearance scenarios, debt restructurings, and commercial real estate matters. Additionally, Stephanie represents clients with respect to corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, and advises foreign and domestic financial institutions regarding regulatory compliance.


  • New York University School of Law, 2007, J.D., Staff Editor, New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy
  • University of Notre Dame, 2003, B.A., summa cum laude

  • Illinois

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Commissioner of the Lombard Historic Preservation Commission
  • Member of the Board of Managers of The Lombard Historical Society, Inc.

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, “Illinois Rising Stars,” Banking, Real Estate: Business, Business/Corporate", Thomson Reuters 2014-2017
  • Chicago Magazine, “Top Women Attorneys in Illinois,” Banking 2014-2015