John A. Janicik: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

John A. Janicik

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7323

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Health Care
  • Financial Institutions M&A
  • Government Relations
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7323
Fax: 312 706 9135
University Knox College, B.A., 1979
Law SchoolLoyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1986
Admitted1986, Illinois; 1986, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, Inc., General Counsel, 2003 to date; Board of Directors, Member, 1995-2003

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors, Member, 2003 to date

Joliet Diocesan Board of Conciliation, Member, 2009 to date

Joliet Diocesan Development Council, Member, 2009 to date

Joliet Diocesan Finance Council, Member, 2009 to date

Joliet Diocesan Pastoral Council, Member, 2002 to 2008

IMD Guest House Foundation, Executive Committee, Chairman, 2001 to date

Board of Commissioners, DuPage Water Commission, Commissioner, 2002-2003

State Mandates Board of Review, State of Illinois, Member, 1994-2003

Notre Dame Parish Council, President, 1998-2000

Siwash Athletic Club, Board of Directors, Member, 1998-2000

Village of Clarendon Hills Caucus, President and Trustee Nominating Committee, Member, 1994-1995

District 181, Nominating Committee, Member, 1992-1993

America 2000, Treasurer, 1991-2004

Capital Development Board, State of Illinois, Member, 1990-1992

Citizens for Jim Thompson, Treasurer, 1989-2004

Board of Ethics, State of Illinois, Chairman, 1988-1989

American Bar Association

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Chicago Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

International Association of Gaming Attorneys


John Janicik's law practice is primarily dedicated to two key areas of law: public law and finance, and corporate law and finance.

John counsels clients in regulatory, government relations, public law and municipal finance areas. He represents participants in municipal finance transactions as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel, issuer's counsel and credit enhancer's counsel and represents private-sector clients before state and local governments. John advises various casino industry interests on regulatory, financing and corporate matters and counsels a variety of private-sector and government clients. John also advises clients across a broad variety of corporate issues, including financings, acquisitions and general counsel.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 1988, John was associated with another prominent Chicago law firm. Between 1984 and 1985, he served as Legal Clerk to the Illinois Commerce Commission and, from 1982 to 1983, as Legislative Liaison for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs. John also worked (1981-1982) as Assistant to James R. Thompson, then Governor of Illinois. Earlier, he held positions with a leading US food-products manufacturer. John is an active member of numerous professional and civic organizations and has served with various state and local government agencies.


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Governmental Plan Investors and the Borrowing Base
Zachary K. Barnett,John A. Janicik,Kristin M. Rylko,Matthew A. Simmons, August 13, 2014
A subscription credit facility, also frequently referred to as a capital call facility (a “Subscription Facility”), is a loan made by a bank or other credit institution (a “Lender”) to a private equity fund (a “Fund”). What distinguishes a Subscription Facility...

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John A. Janicik

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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