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Gary E. Green

Of Counsel
fax +1 312.985.5969

Gary E. Green advises banks, equipment finance companies, and privately owned lenders in commercial loan transactions, litigation, bankruptcy, workouts, foreclosures, and receiverships.

Gary guides lenders in structuring and closing middle market transactions encompassing asset-based lending, new construction, real estate, and acquisition funding. Gary’s approach ensures clients are legally protected while achieving their business objectives.

Gary has extensive experience in the origination of Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. Gary has been integral in assisting community banks in establishing SBA lending platforms. Recently, Gary was engaged in creating the equipment lease documentation for a captive lender in the factoring business. In addition, Gary has developed policies and procedures for equipment finance companies in their collection practices.

Gary prides his practice on keeping clients fully informed during the process and ensuring the clients’ goals are achieved timely and cost-effectively.

As a member of the federal trial bar, Gary has trial experience before state and federal tribunals, bankruptcy courts, mediations, and arbitrations. This experience includes fraud claims, defaulted construction projects, multiple family units, active adult developments, hotels, gas/convenience stores, and tenant-occupied commercial buildings. Further, Gary’s practice entails the defense of claims based on consumer fraud, fair debt collection, fair credit reporting, and TILA and RESPA claims, including class actions.

Gary regularly presents at seminars and trade associations on documentation negotiations, guarantees, bankruptcy, trial issues, and the pitfalls of electronic data and related discovery issues and disputes.


J.D., University of California-Hastings College of Law, 1988
M.A., Loyola University-Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1985
B.A., with distinction, Loyola University-Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1983


Named a Leading Lawyer in Chicago by Leading Lawyers℠ (2004 – 2024)


Chicago Bar Association, (Litigation, Real Estate, Banking and Bankruptcy Sections)

Illinois Bar Association (Litigation, Real Estate and Banking Sections)

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders

Illinois Bankers Association

Past Editor, Equipment Leasing Times

State Bar Licenses