Michael L. Boykins

Partner, Chicago at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Michael L. Boykins

Michael L. Boykins

Partner, Chicago at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Biography

Michael L. Boykins focuses his practice on corporate finance, representing corporate and individual lenders, investors and borrowers in connection with secured and unsecured credit facilities, asset-based lending, high-yield financings, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) financings, acquisition financings, over-the-counter derivatives, insurance industry financings, senior subordinated debt, mezzanine and venture capital transactions. Michael also represents debtor committees and secured creditors in debt restructurings and workouts.



Michael advises issuers and underwriters in debt and equity public offerings and other types of secured transactions. On behalf of insurance companies and other institutional investors, he provides counsel in connection with the private placement of debt and related equity investments and exit strategies. Michael draws on his deep experience with the structure and issuance of convertible and nonconvertible debt and equity securities, and secured and unsecured financings, to advise clients on a wide range of US and international equity derivatives transactions, including swaps and over-the-counter derivatives.

Michael is a member of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and was past chair of the Racial and Ethnic Diversity Sub-Committee.

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Partner, Chicago at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Chairman at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Co-Chair & Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Partner, Washington, DC at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Co-Chair, Trust & Estate Controversy Practice Group at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Chair, Private Equity Tax Practice at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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THE MISSION OF THE ORGANIZATION IS TO BRING TOGETHER LAWYERS WHO DEVOTE A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF THEIR TIME REPRESENTING INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR INVESTMENT OPERATIONS, TO PROVIDE EDUCATION WITH RESPECT TO LEGAL ISSUES AND MARKET PRACTICES AFFECTING INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENTS AND INVESTORS, TO DEVELOP, WHERE APPROPRIATE, GUIDELINES AND UNIFORM DOCUMENTATION FOR TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENTS AND TO BUILD COLLEGIAL RELATIONSHIPS TO ALLOW FOR MORE EFFICIENT TRANSACTIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS AMONG ITS FELLOWS.

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The Economic Club of Chicago was organized in 1927 "to aid in the creation and expression of an enlightened public opinion on the important economic and social questions of the day.” Equally important, through its membership policies, the Club works to identify upcoming young leaders to insure a continuum of knowledge and traditions within Chicago’s civic and business community as the torch of leadership passes from one generation to the next.

Career History
Partner, Chicago
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McDermott Will & Emery LLP provides legal services. The company's practices include corporate, employee benefits, health law, intellectual property, private clients, regulation and government affairs, tax and trial. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in London, GB.

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$5,000 - $10K
2012

LINK Unlimited Scholars provides educational, college preparatory opportunities for economically disadvantaged African-American high school youth. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$2,500 - $4,999
2008

LINK Unlimited Scholars provides educational, college preparatory opportunities for economically disadvantaged African-American high school youth. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Hoops LP /Private Group, Oaktree Capital Management (Private Equity) purchase Memphis Basketball LLC

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Barnes Group, Inc. purchases Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc. from Advent International Corp., Littlejohn & Co. LLC

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Rogers Corp. purchases Rogers Germany GmbH from Electrovac AG, VR Equitypartner

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