Christopher M. Chubb

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions


Christopher M. Chubb (“Chris”) represents financial institutions, private lenders and corporate clients in connection with a broad range of finance transactions, including asset-based and cash flow financings, leveraged buyouts, working capital financings, add-on acquisitions, cross-border and multi-currency financings, inventory monetization and debtor-in-possession financings. In addition, Chris has represented clients in a variety of specialty lending fields (including ESOP, emerging technologies, gaming, health care and franchise lending, among others).

Chris has been identified as a “Key lawyer” by Legal 500 USA and as "provide[ing] strong levels of service" by Chambers USA. According to Legal 500 USA, “Chris Chubb is an ESOP Extraordinaire – From documenting a new ESOP formation through to complex seller note negotiations, he has been a tremendous partner to identify and avoid key risks in what is a very complex ownership structure”


Finance – Lender Side

  • Represented a global financial institution as administrative agent in connection with a $4 billion asset based, inventory monetization credit facility to finance the acquisition of AI processors and related hardware.
  • Represented a global financial institution (i) as administrative agent, joint bookrunner and joint lead arranger, in providing a senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $100 million revolving credit facility and $350 million term loan facility, and (ii) as administrative agent, sole bookrunner and sole lead arranger, in its provision of a unsecured $90 million senior subordinated term loan.
  • Represented a global financial institution, as administrative agent, swingline lender, and issuing bank in a $120 million credit facility to finance a minority investment by private equity in an ESOP-owned, global consulting firm.
  • Represented a major national bank, as administrative agent and BofA Securities, Inc., as joint lead arranger, in connection with a senior syndicated five-year unsecured $500 million revolving credit facility with Skechers USA, Inc., a global footwear leader.


  • Recognized as "provid[ing] strong levels of service" by Chambers USA 2023.
  • Identified as a “Key lawyer” in Mayer Brown’s Commercial Lending practice by Legal 500 USA 2022
  • Member, Winning Team, “M&A Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion to $5 Billion)” for Platform Specialty Products Corporation (f/k/a Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited) acquisition of MacDermid, Incorporated and related entities, The M&A Advisor’s 6th Annual International M&A Awards, 2014
  • Member, Winning Team, “Private Equity Turnaround of the Year” for the Chapter 11 reorganization and acquisition of American Laser Skincare LLC, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Award, 2012


  • University of Michigan, BA
  • University of Michigan Law School, JD, cum laude


  • Illinois