David A. Ciancuillo

Structured Finance, Banking & Finance, Insurance


Dave Ciancuillo practices banking, corporate and finance law, with an emphasis on corporate lending, secured transactions, securitization and various other structured finance products.

Dave regularly represents banks, borrowers, investment vehicles and other finance companies in various transactions, including: asset-based lending facilities; trade and supply chain finance; securities offerings; and transactions involving the financing of receivables, mortgages, inventory, equipment and auto loans and leases.

Dave has been a speaker and panelist on a number of presentations to industry participants on topics including accounting, secured transactions, bankruptcy, cross-border finance and other structuring matters.


  • Review and creation of commercial paper conduits, special-purpose vehicles and a number of other investment platforms designed to finance a variety of assets.
  • Represent various banks in asset-based lending and structured finance facilities.
  • Trade and supply chain finance transactions.
  • Represent various financial institutions in connection with workout, settlement, refinancing and restructuring matters.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, magna cum laude
  • Arizona State University, BS


  • Illinois