Jeffrey Linstrom joined Encina Business Credit as general counsel based out of the company’s Chicago headquarters. Linstrom has approximately 30 years of experience in asset-based lending, commercial finance and restructuring finance.

Before joining the company, he spent five years operating his own law firm that was primarily focused on asset-based lending. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president at Hilco Global, having originally joined as general counsel reporting directly to the CEO.

While at Hilco, he managed the legal affairs of the enterprise, developed key strategic initiatives, negotiated acquisitions and joint ventures, and served on the credit committees for each of the business units.

Before Hilco, he practiced law for 13 years as a member of the corporate restructuring practice at two law firms – Jones Day and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.