Thomas P. Egan

For more than 25 years, Thomas P. Egan's practice has been focused in the area of transactional law, with a particular emphasis on finance, real estate and general business counseling.

Whether it is closing a $1.5 billion mortgage loan securitization, a $1 million line of credit or the $400,000 sale of assets of a small manufacturing company, Tom has the knowledge and experience to get the deal done and still have both sides talking after the fact.

He is a member of the Corporation, Banking and Business Section of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Turnaround Management Association (co- chairman of the newsletter committee).

His experience includes a broad range of transactions and business law matters, including:

  • Representing lenders and borrowers in loan transactions involving secured and unsecured, senior and subordinated, and convertible debt;
  • Negotiating, structuring and documenting asset securitization transactions, mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, public and private offerings of securities (including IPOs), and organizational restructurings in the following industries: manufacturing, computer, health care, transportation, real estate and banking;
  • Forming new business entities, including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies;
  • Negotiating and drafting shareholder agreements, stock option programs, employment agreements, leases of personal and real property, real estate purchase and sale agreements, and manufacturing and sales contracts;
  • Acted as general counsel for a major Midwest Real Estate Developer and Miglin Cosmetics Company;
  • Advising corporate directors and senior management in a broad range of legal and business matters;

Tom earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with honors from DePaul University and received his M.B.A. from the DePaul University Graduate School of Business. Subsequently, in 1987, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from the DePaul University College of Law, where he was a member of the DePaul Law Review. He is also a certified public accountant.