Meghann Salamasick is a partner in Chapman's Banking and Financial Services Department and is a member of the Commercial Lending Practice Group. She joined the firm in 2013.
Meghann's practice focuses on representation of institutional and non-institutional lenders in bilateral and syndicated commercial finance transactions, with a primary emphasis on real estate and construction lending. Her representative transactions include construction loans for arena, hospital, university, mixed-use, residential, student housing and hotel projects, secured and unsecured credit facilities for REITs, corporate loan structures with real estate credit support, portfolio real estate loans to private equity investors and senior/mezzanine capital stack financing.
In addition, Meghann has worked in the area of distressed finance, including transactional and litigation practice related to defaults, workout strategies, foreclosures, restructures of commercial financing and dispositions of REO distressed assets. Meghann has extensive experience in special assets portfolio management, negotiations with distressed debtors and structuring optimal recovery of collateral.
Prior to joining Chapman, Meghann practiced in the Commercial Litigation & Corporate Transactions group at Lowis & Gellen LLP.
University of Notre Dame, J.D., cum laude, 2009
Northwestern University, B.A., Sociology, 2006
Chicago Bar Association
Highland Park Historic Preservation Commission