Michael G. Melzer
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP525 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60661
Michael Melzer paves the way for his clients to secure the financing they need to build for the future. Michael focuses on public finance matters and understands how to navigate regulatory requirements and find mutually beneficial solutions for every member of the deal team. He excels at creating or improving complex and novel financial structures, and his clients rely on him over and over again for his quick turnarounds and nimble problem-solving.
Michael primarily works with state and local governments, leading investment banks, nonprofit entities and large institutional investors. He understands the importance of spotting potential issues well in advance, which allows him to efficiently handle complex transactions under tight time constraints.
In addition to his financing practice, Michael helps clients deal with regulatory enforcement actions, interest rate swaps and other financial derivative agreements, and nonprofit/for-profit mergers and acquisitions.