J. Thomas "Tom" Mullen

Senior Counsel, Independent Contractor
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7273

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Projects
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Structured Finance
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Financial Institutions M&A
  • Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement
  • Investment Management
  • Private Investment Funds
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7273
Fax: +1 312 701 7711
University Princeton University, B.S.E., 1963
Law SchoolThe University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1967
Admitted1967, Illinois


American Bar Association, Sections of Corporate, Business and Banking Law, Natural Resources Law and International Law

Chicago Bar Association

Chicago Council of Lawyers

Lawyers Club of the City of Chicago


Tom Mullen is an experienced transactional attorney whose practice focuses on finance, insolvency and private equity real estate funds. Tom provides representation and counsel to commercial banks in negotiating and documenting secured lending arrangements. In addition, he advises commercial banking clients engaged in international financing transactions. For the last eight years, Tom has been part of Mayer Brown's Private Investment Fund practice, representing private equity real estate funds as borrowers in secured and unsecured financings.

Tom also represents commercial banks and borrowers in insolvencies, workouts and bankruptcies. He advises corporate clients, including casinos and companies in the entertainment and lodging industries.

Tom joined Mayer Brown in 1967, serving in the firm's Chicago office to 1974, then in London (1974-1978), and since 1978, in Chicago again. He was hiring partner in the Chicago office from 1998 until 2007, and he continues as a member of the Recruiting Committee and the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.


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J. Thomas "Tom" Mullen

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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