Eric Prezant Biography

Eric Prezant
Partner, Bryan Cave LLP





Eric Prezant is a partner and member of the executive committee of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, LLP, a full-service international law firm with over 1,000 attorneys worldwide. Eric focuses his legal practice on handling real estate loan workouts, loan enforcement actions, chapter 11 bankruptcies, foreclosure sales, receiverships, and other similar proceedings on behalf of lenders, investors and borrowers throughout the country. He also regularly represents buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of real estate assets and in distressed note sales. Eric’s commercial lending experience includes representing financial institutions, private equity funds, and companies in structuring, negotiating and documenting commercial loan transactions, including asset-based loans, senior and mezzanine debt, acquisition financing, and bankruptcy exit financing in a variety of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, distribution, health care, and many other industries.

Eric was named by The Deal magazine as one of the nation’s Top Bankruptcy Attorneys for 2007; and as an Illinois Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2009 and 2010. He is frequently invited by law schools, universities, commercial trade associations, bar associations and continuing legal education providers to lecturer on the topics of bankruptcy, commercial real estate, commercial finance, and enforcement of lender’s and creditor’s rights.