Mark J. Kosminskas


Phone: 312-528-3807
Fax: 312-236-6706
225 W. Washington Street
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60606

Mark J. Kosminskas’s entire professional career has been involved in the structuring, negotiating, and closing a wide range of complex financings, acquisitions, and divestitures for middle market companies.  He practices in the areas of corporate, commercial and commercial finance having a particular expertise in negotiating transactions involving distressed commercial properties.  As a professional who has acted in a business as well as a legal capacity, he brings a practical perspective to corporate transactions and deal process.  He has worked for, and represented, financial institutions in both secured and unsecured financings and workout transactions.  Representing both buyers and sellers of privately held companies, he has successfully negotiated a variety of commercial agreements, technology agreements, and joint ventures.  Among others, he has completed transactions in food and beverage, agriculture, steel and metals, printing, technology, aerospace, financial institutions, health care and not-for-profit, distribution, and material handling.  As a business person’s lawyer, he is able to add value by helping his clients correctly evaluate strategic alternatives, their risks and potential payoffs. 

Mark is a frequent speaker and panelist and has spoken on topics such as:  Negotiating a Credit Agreement on Behalf of a Borrower,  Negotiating the Asset Purchase Agreement for the Sale of a Business,  When Workouts Don’t Work Out, Selling a Distressed Family Owned Business, Troubled Debt Restructurings, Participation and Co-Lending Arrangements in Workouts.


  • Illinois Bar


  • American Bar Association, Section of Business Law (Uniform Commercial Code; Distressed M&A Committees
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Catholic Charities Advisory Board


  • JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1994
  • MBA, University of Chicago, 1989
  • AB, University of Chicago, 1981

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