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Kyle Gillen

Kyle P. Gillen


Kyle Gillen is a corporate partner focusing his practice on debt financing transactions. He has broad experience advising private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and other public and private companies in connection with structuring, negotiating and executing transactions at all levels in the capital structure. Such transactions have included senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt transactions, acquisition financings, loan workouts and restructurings, including debtor-in-possession and exit financings. Through his representation of both investors and borrowers alike, Kyle offers clients a comprehensive perspective on all aspects of debt finance. His clients value his pragmatic and commercial approach to identifying and solving potential issues in the ever changing market. Kyle knows financing inside and out and is able to close even the most difficult and/or complex arrangements.

Bar admissionsIllinois
  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

    magna cum laude
    Order of the Coif
    Chicago-Kent Law Review, Executive Articles Editor

  • B.A., Economics, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois-Urbana


  • Super Lawyers, Illinois Rising Star, 2018-2023

Prior Experience

Kyle served as an associate and a partner at two major AmLaw 100 firms prior to joining DLA Piper.