Law firm Dykema hired Christopher Cahill as a senior counsel in the firm’s corporate and finance practice group. Cahill, who will be based in the firm’s Chicago office, joined Dykema from Aegis Law and after practicing as a partner with L&G Law Group for more than a decade.
In his practice, Cahill guides businesses to help optimize their relationships with vendors, customers and lenders for enhanced market presence, returns, and liquidity. He led the bankruptcy groups at his two previous firms, principally representing lenders, creditor manufacturers and commodity suppliers. Earlier in his career, Cahill represented mega-debtors, asset purchasers and most categories of creditors with national law firms.
Cahill has experience representing national banks and other secured creditors in loan workouts, bankruptcy cases, receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors, including leading multiple evidentiary hearings. He has also represented multiple national and international suppliers in drafting and revising sales contracts and terms and conditions, as well as handling sales disputes. In addition, Cahill has experience serving as outside general counsel for companies in several industries, including the automobile manufacturing supply chain.
“We are excited to have someone of Chris’ caliber with his proven experience join our firm,” Harry Arger, managing member of Dykema’s Chicago office, said. “He will be a tremendous benefit and a valuable resource to the firm and its clients. Not only does Chris bring a wealth of experience in business matters, but he is also a leader in the Chicago community.”
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