Monitor 2021 Women’s List: Julia Gavrilov

by Monitor Staff Nov/Dec 2021

Julia Gavrilov,
Moritt Hock & Hamroff

Julia Gavrilov exemplifies leadership within Moritt Hock & Hamroff and in the leasing and finance industry at large while making outstanding and meaningful contributions to both. As counsel to the firm in its secured lenading, equipment and transportation finance group, clients continually rely and call upon her expertise as a knowledgeable and reliable resource in the leasing and finance space. Gavrilov has been invited to speak on numerous industry panels, including, but not limited to, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Annual Convention, Legal Forum and Credit & Collections Conference. She has written on various topics pertaining to the leasing and finance industry, which have been, and continue to be, published in industry publications. As an active member in various industry associations, Gavrilov was appointed to, and currently serves on, the service providers business council steering committee of the ELFA and as the sole attorney to serve on the research committee of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. In her first year as a member of the research committee of the ELFF, Gavrilov proposed and spearheaded what would become the ELFF’s 2021 marquee study titled Cyber Risk and Security in the Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry.


“My ultimate vision for the equipment finance industry is to see the results of the industry’s steadfast efforts toward the recognition and advancement of talented women in leadership roles within the leasing and finance space. I am dedicated to furthering those efforts to ensure that women are recognized for their meaningful contributions to the industry.”

Gavrilov has, both personally and on behalf of MHH, continuously demonstrated a steadfast commitment to furthering diversity and inclusion efforts in the leasing and finance and legal industries. Gavrilov chairs the firm’s women’s initiative program, which provides women of the firm insight, perspective, opportunity and a platform to assist in their career development and advancement while also serving as an active member of the firm’s diversity and inclusion committee. Gavrilov has been repeatedly recognized by her peers in the last year for her accomplishments in the leasing and finance industry, including her recognition by Monitor as a NextGen Leader for 2021, the Secured Finance Network as a 40 Under 40 recipient for 2020 and a Top Women in Secured Finance for 2020.

“Julia is a rising star who consistently delivers value and good judgment in her work for our clients and has undertaken leadership and mentoring roles in our firm and the finance industry,” Marc Hamroff, managing partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff, says. “She brings a common sense approach to solving our clients’ legal issues and uses her training as a litigator to effectively negotiate on the deal-making side of the finance industry. Significantly, she has exemplified both our industry’s and our firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.”

Julia was promoted to a partner of the firm, effective January 1, 2022.

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