Foley Expands Business Law Department

12 June 2008 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Timothy S. Crisp Brings Extensive Experience in Complex Commercial Finance Transactions, National Bank Representation to Firm’s Madison and National Practices.

Foley announced today that Timothy S. Crisp has joined the firm as partner in the Business Law Department in its Madison office. As a member of the Finance Practice, Crisp will focus on complex corporate and commercial transactions.

Crisp represents lenders and borrowers in commercial and asset-based loan transactions, workouts, turnarounds, bond transactions, equipment leases and cross-border transactions. He assists consumer finance companies with licensure, regulatory compliance and credit card programs, as well as handles distressed company sales and divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, and private equity investments. His clients and transactions span throughout Wisconsin, Chicago and national markets and are in a variety of industries, including banks, finance companies and technology companies.

Crisp was lead corporate counsel in transactions which won awards for 2008 Out-of-Court Restructuring of the Year, 2007 Non-Chapter 11 Deal of the Year, 2007 Manufacturing Deal of the Year, and 2007 Community Impact Deal of the Year by The M&A Advisor, and 2007 Transaction of the Year by the Turnaround Management Association. In 2007 he was named both a Wisconsin Super Lawyer by Milwaukee Magazine and a Top Lawyer by Madison Magazine. He was previously with Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.

Foley & Lardner LLP continually evolves to meet the changing legal needs of our clients. Our team-based approach, proprietary client service technology, and practice depth enhance client relationships while seeing clients through their most complex legal challenges. The BTI Consulting Group (Wellesley, Massachusetts) recently recognized Foley as one of the top four law firms shaping the U.S. legal market, while CIO magazine has named Foley to its CIO 100 list six times for our client-focused technology. With more than 1,000 attorneys in 22 offices and more than 50 practices, Foley strives to provide high-caliber business and legal insight.

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