Charlotta L. Chung is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and a member of the firm’s Finance Department. She focuses her practice on representing private equity sponsors, lenders, and borrowers in a variety of financing transactions.

She has experience representing lenders, ad hoc groups, and borrowers in debt restructuring transactions, and advising private equity sponsors, borrowers and lenders on secured and unsecured financing transactions.

Prior to joining Willkie, she was Head of U.S. Legal Research at CreditSights, a credit research firm, where she focused on analyzing corporate and capital structures (including debt documentation) to evaluate credit risk and inform investment strategy, with a focus on high-yield and distressed credits.

She received her B.A. from St. Lawrence University and her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Charlotta served as contributing editor for the 2022 edition of Acquisition Finance, and co-authored the comprehensive chapter for the United States.

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University of Michigan Law School, J.D., (cum laude), (Article Editor, Michigan Journal of Gender & Law; Michigan Journal of Race and Law), 2011 St. Lawrence University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 2008