Ati P. Khatri

Ati P. Khatri

ATI P. KHATRI concentrates his practice on all aspects of business planning for middle-market businesses and closely-held companies, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate transactions, debt and equity financing, specialty finance, corporate governance, and a wide range of other general corporate matters.

Ati's particular focus has been to provide both lender-side and borrower-side loan documentation for financial institutions and middle market businesses to facilitate complex commercial loan transactions ranging from $1 million to $250 million. He serves as the lead deal attorney in the negotiation and documentation of credit agreements, security agreements, guaranties, subordination agreements and other ancillary loan documents on behalf of banking clients and middle-market borrowers. In addition to traditional corporate finance transactions, Ati has also gained a great deal of experience facilitating specialty finance transactions, which include equipment lease finance, warranty finance, insurance premium finance and other such specialty disciplines. Through his specialty finance practice, Ati has built a strong reputation for finding solutions to difficult problems that has set him apart from traditional corporate finance attorneys.

Ati also focuses on mergers and acquisitions. He has represented clients in numerous industries in mergers and acquisition transactions ranging from $1 million to $375 million. In such transactions, he serves as the lead attorney in the negotiation and documentation of stock/asset purchase agreements, letters of intent, confidentiality agreements, employment agreements, non-competition agreements and other ancillary purchase documents. Ati also represents middle market companies seeking senior and mezzanine debt financing in conjunction with mergers and acquisition transactions in a variety of industries by negotiating purchase transaction documents and financing documents. He is responsible for reviewing and analyzing the corporate governance documents of both buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisition transactions, as well as conducting all other relevant due diligence necessary for the closing of such merger and acquisition transactions.


  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Indian American Bar Association, Member


Industries Served

  • Automotive Manufacturing & Dealerships
  • Banking
  • Broadcast Media
  • Construction
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Entrepreneur/Start-Up Companies
  • Financial Services
  • Food/Beverage Services & Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Leasing Companies
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Mortgage Companies
  • Not-For-Profit Organizations
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
  • Service Companies
  • Specialty Finance
  • Telecommunications
  • Trading Companies

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      • Contact Information
      • Bar Admissions
        • Illinois  (2006)
      • Education
        • University of Southern California, J.D., 2006
        • University of Illinois, B.S. in Finance, 2003
        • University of Illinois, B.A. in Philosophy, 2003

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