Michael A. Witt

Duane Morris LLP

Michael Witt is a partner in the Chicago office of Duane Morris, a member of the Corporate and Finance practice groups, chairman of the Private EquityFinance sub-practice group and Ambassador to Duane Morris’ Singapore office.

Mr. Witt has extensive experience representing banks, lending institutions and borrowers in various financing transactions. He also has extensive experience representing business entities, private equity firms and individuals in various business transactions, including the buying and selling of companies and acquisition financing arrangements.

Representative Matters:

  • Represented The PrivateBank and Trust Company in over 50 separate secured healthcare financing transactions located in 15 states over the past several years
  • Represented Ares Management LLC on nursing home acquisition financings
  • Represented First Midwest Bank on an assisted living facility refinancing
  • Represented Wintrust Commercial on real estate loan transactions
  • Represented Fifth Third Bank on acquisition financing transactions
  • Represented several privately held companies as borrowers counsel on various loan transactions
  • Represented Dade Behring Inc. in connection with an approximately $500 million lease-receivables transaction with GE Capital
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the purchase of the stock of a manufacturing business for a purchase price of approximately $25 million
  • Represented a high-tech startup company in its series of capital raises and a licensing arrangement with a Fortune 500 company and a private equity fund in its purchase of convertible preferred stock in a high tech company
  • Represented a foreign private issuer on a $100-million securities offering
  • Represented a private equity fund on a $200-million purchase of a financial industry company


  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois


  • Duane Morris LLP , – Partner, 2005-present
  • Jones Day, Chicago, Illinois , – Associate, 1995-2000

Professional Activities:

  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries
  • Illinois State Bar Association


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