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Lynn J. Watkins


Lynn J. Watkins concentrates his practice in corporate and securities, as well as finance. Mr. Watkins has experience representing private and public company clients in their acquisitions and divestitures, institutional clients in connection with their investments in alternative investment vehicles and private equity funds in their formation and compliance with securities laws. Mr. Watkins also represents financial institutions and borrowers in a variety of financing matters, including secured and unsecured term note placements and mezzanine financings.

Speeches and Presentations

"Institutional Limited Partners Association Private Equity Principles: A Guide For Improving GP/LP Relations," (co-presenter) Muller & Monroe Asset Management’s Back Office Exchange, Chicago, Ill. (October 14, 2011)

"Dodd-Frank's Impact on Private Equity Funds and Other Recent Legal Developments," Muller & Monroe Asset Management's Back Office Exchange, Chicago, Ill. (November 2, 2010)


University of Illinois College of Law(J.D., 2005)
University of Michigan — Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy(M.P.P., 2002)
Oberlin College(A.B., Economics, 1999)

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association
Institutional Investors Committee
Cook County Bar Association
National Association of Securities Professionals

Civic and Charitable Memberships

Camp of Dreams
Board of Directors