Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
As a Partner with Calfee's Corporate and Finance practice group and a Leader of the Private Equity practice, Ann advises banks and credit funds, as well as private equity clients and corporate borrowers in a variety of commercial credit transactions.
Ann leads finance transactions in all sizes, types and structures, with a particular focus on sponsor-backed acquisition financings. Ann has significant experience in senior and subordinated debt facilities, asset-based financings, syndicated loan transactions, acquisition financing and cross-border and multi-currency transactions. During her years of practice, Ann has represented clients in financing transactions totaling over $3 billion across an array of industries.
Ann was recognized as an "Up and Coming" attorney in Banking & Finance in Ohio by Chambers USA in 2021. Chambers USA researchers noted, "[Ann] is experienced across a range of financings, in particular those connected with M&A." Clients interviewed by Chambers USA researchers mentioned, "She is detail-oriented, incredibly responsive and always happy to help, regardless of time of day." Another client commented, "She's proactive, understands and explains market terms well, and provides quality recommendations."
Ann is licensed in Ohio and Illinois and is a member of the ACG Women in Transactions (WiT) committee.
She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Toledo College of Law, where she served as the Note & Comment Editor of the University of Toledo Law Review.
Before joining Calfee as a Partner in 2019, Ann was an Associate at a global law firm. She now serves as Vice Chair of Calfee’s Associates Committee.
Chambers USA, Banking & Finance in Ohio, Band 3 (2021-2022)
Ohio Super Lawyers, Ohio Rising Stars, Banking (2018, 2021-2022)
Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law in Ohio (2022-2023)