Elizabeth A. Orelup

Partner at Quarles & Brady LLP

Elizabeth A. Orelup

Elizabeth A. Orelup

Partner at Quarles & Brady LLP

Biography

Liz Orelup represents lenders, borrowers, buyers, sellers, and other parties in commercial lending and leasing transactions (including secured transactions, syndicated credit facilities, ABL facilities, and mezzanine debt), other commercial transactions, and distressed credit matters and bankruptcy. Liz has comprehensive experience in representing private equity and strategic buyers in acquisition financing transactions and a variety of other commercial loan transactions. Following private equity acquisition transactions, she works closely with the portfolio companies in all aspects of their financing and credit needs.

Liz works with manufacturing companies and their financing affiliates to provide financing to customers, suppliers, and distributors; develop loan documentation and procedures for national financing programs; and advise lenders and borrowers with respect to covenant compliance matters. She also provides strategic advice on—and negotiates and documents—early termination of financing leases and amendments, consents, default waivers, and other covenant compliance matters. Liz advises a broad array of businesses on UCC secured transactions (Article 9) issues that impact their interests.

Liz began her legal career as a bankruptcy lawyer in the economic recession and financial industry crisis of the early 1980s and continues to advise creditors and distressed borrowers in connection with workouts, restructurings, and bankruptcy matters.

Liz is the former national chair of Quarles & Brady's Business Law Practice Group and is the chair of the firm's Opinions Committee.

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Education
J.D., Order of the Coif
Class of 1980

The University of Iowa College of Law is a professional graduate school at the University of Iowa, located in Iowa City, Iowa. It was founded in 1865.

B.A.
Class of 1975

Lawrence University of Wisconsin, through its undergraduate residential college and Conservatory of Music, educates students in the liberal arts and sciences. The university is devoted to excellence and integrity in all of its activities and committed to the development of intellect and talent, the pursuit of knowledge and understanding, the cultivation of sound judgment, and respect for the perspectives of others. Lawrence prepares students for lives of achievement, responsible and meaningful citizenship, lifelong learning, and personal fulfillment.

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American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Current

The State Bar of Wisconsin is a professional association that provides educational, career development and other services to its 24,000 members. It also provides public services, including attorney referrals, public education and reduced-fee legal assistance for low-income state residents.

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The Milwaukee Bar Association is a professional organization of lawyers who create and support the society surrounding the occupation. The bar association is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It provides grants to many local programs through the Milwaukee Bar Association Foundation. The Milwaukee Bar Association was founded in 1858 with 30 charter members. Today the Milwaukee Bar Association has over 2,600 members, accounting for roughly half of the practicing attorneys in Milwaukee County.

Career History
Partner
Current

Quarles & Brady LLP is a large U.S. law firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to the National Law Journal's 2012 rankings, it is the 107th largest law firm in the United States, and the second-largest firm in the state of Wisconsin. The firm also ranked 184th in profit per attorney on the 2010 AmLaw 200 survey. Quarles & Brady was formed in 1974 by the merger of two older firms: Brady Tyrrell Cotter & Cutler and Quarles Herriott Clemons Teschner & Noelke. In 2000, the firm merged with Streich Lang, a prominent Phoenix, Arizona law firm. After being known in Arizona as Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP, the firm shortened its name and is now uniformly known as Quarles & Brady LLP.

Chancellor to the Bishop
1994 - 2006
Boards & Committees
Chair, Opinions Committee
2007 - Current

Quarles & Brady LLP is a large U.S. law firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to the National Law Journal's 2012 rankings, it is the 107th largest law firm in the United States, and the second-largest firm in the state of Wisconsin. The firm also ranked 184th in profit per attorney on the 2010 AmLaw 200 survey. Quarles & Brady was formed in 1974 by the merger of two older firms: Brady Tyrrell Cotter & Cutler and Quarles Herriott Clemons Teschner & Noelke. In 2000, the firm merged with Streich Lang, a prominent Phoenix, Arizona law firm. After being known in Arizona as Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP, the firm shortened its name and is now uniformly known as Quarles & Brady LLP.

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Current

A group of professional women determined to change the face and quality of leadership in the Wisconsin business community, Milwaukee Women inc is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization working to "achieve balanced representation of women on boards of directors to maximize the performance of Wisconsin businesses." MWi is a catalyst for this change through its benchmarking research, relationships with top CEOs in the region, partnership with the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and provision of resources to demonstrate the benefits of diversity and influence decisions that build a stronger economy. MWi is committed to working with business leaders to increase diversity, make the Greater Milwaukee area a region of choice and an attractive environment in which to do business.

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1990 - 1999

THE WOMEN'S FUND OF GREATER MILWAUKEE IS AN ORGANIZATION HAVING A PRIMARY FOCUS OF ACTIVATING PHILANTHROPY TO ADVANCE EQUITY FOR WOMEN.

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2015

Lawrence University of Wisconsin, through its undergraduate residential college and Conservatory of Music, educates students in the liberal arts and sciences. The university is devoted to excellence and integrity in all of its activities and committed to the development of intellect and talent, the pursuit of knowledge and understanding, the cultivation of sound judgment, and respect for the perspectives of others. Lawrence prepares students for lives of achievement, responsible and meaningful citizenship, lifelong learning, and personal fulfillment.

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2013

United Performing Arts Fund is Secure community resources, promote the performing arts as a regional asset and improve the quality of life through responsible investment in and financial support of the arts in Southeastern Wisconsin.

$500 - $999
2011

United Performing Arts Fund is Secure community resources, promote the performing arts as a regional asset and improve the quality of life through responsible investment in and financial support of the arts in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Political Donations
$500
2004

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