Attorney Nisha Patel joins McDonald Hopkins
Chicago, Illinois (August 7, 2014) – Nisha P. Patel has joined the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins as an associate in the firm’s Business Department.
Patel joins McDonald Hopkins after nearly five years at a Chicago-based international firm where she provided corporate, commercial, banking and finance, and investment management services for clients. Previously, she served three years as a Senior Internal Audit Consultant at Protiviti Independent Risk Consulting in Chicago.
Patel has substantial experience advising national banks and other financial institutions in commercial lending transactions involving large and middle-market companies. She has represented large private companies in various M&A transactions, and has assisted companies in the organization and reorganization of their corporate structure.
“We are excited that Nisha has joined our firm,” said Richard N. Kessler, managing member of McDonald Hopkins’ Chicago office. “Her understanding of investment management and financial matters along with her experience advising companies in M&A transactions and corporate restructuring make her an outstanding addition to our national Business Department.”
Patel received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where she served as Executive Editor for Development Articles of Review of Banking and Financial Law. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance with high honors from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she was honored as a Chancellor’s Scholar and a James Scholar.
About McDonald Hopkins
Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins’ mission is to provide insightful legal solutions and business counseling that help our clients strategically plan for an increasingly competitive future. McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. Our subsidiary, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, is based in Washington, D.C. and led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.