Duane Morris of counsel Kenneth A. Latimer has been selected as the “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago for Equipment Finance Law by Best Lawyers. Latimer was the only lawyer selected for this honor from his respective practice area and city. He was selected based on high marks in the peer-review assessments conducted annually by Best Lawyers.
Latimer has represented secured and unsecured lenders in financing transactions, including asset-based lending, credit enhancements with letters of credit, and real estate and lease financing for more than 30 years. He was elected to become a fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, and as a regent to the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys. Latimer has been listed in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers as one of the leading banking and finance lawyers in the Chicago area.
Latimer received a J.D., with honors, in 1969 from The National Law Center of The George Washington University and is also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin—Madison.