Kerby Kniss is an Associate at CROKE FAIRCHILD DUARTE & BERES. Kerby focuses her practice on a variety of transactional work, principally mergers and acquisitions (M&A), commercial and finance transactions, as well as general corporate and securities matters.
Prior to joining Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres, Kerby was a member of the Holland & Knight’s Financial Services Team where she represented institutional lenders, private equity firms, agents and borrowers in syndicated credit facilities, senior-secured credit facilities, second-lien facilities, term debt facilities, asset-based and cash-flow credit facilities and commercial real estate credit facilities.
During law school, Kerby served as managing editor on the editorial board of The John Marshall Law Review. She also served as an intern at a financial institution where she helped the institution’s compliance department draft new federal, state and local pay-to-play policies.
As an undergraduate, Kerby interned at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, where she helped raise awareness about housing discrimination in the Chicagoland area. She continues her dedication to pro bono work today.