Bill Fellerhoff mainly represents issuers, investors, banks, and underwriters in connection with asset securitization and other structured rated financings in the private and public markets, as well as banks in asset-based lending transactions.

Mr. Fellerhoff has represented financial institutions in lending and credit enhancement transactions benefiting hospitals and student loan originators. He has also counseled debt and equity investors in leveraged lease transactions and counterparties in ISDA-based hedging and credit default swap transactions and enhancements. In recent years, an increasing portion of Mr. Fellerhoff's transactional work has involved operating asset financings, including in the freight rail and aviation sectors.

Mr. Fellerhoff has written several articles on areas related to finance, including co-authoring "Characterization of a Transfer of Receivables as a Sale or a Secured Loan Upon Bankruptcy of the Transferor" (65 The American Bankruptcy Law Journal 181), "Avoidance Powers Available to the FDIC in a Bank Insolvency" (1 Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice 59), and "Injunctions Against Letters of Credit in Chapter 11 Proceedings" (24 The Urban Lawyer 1013), included as part of the Report of the Committee on Public Finance, American Bar Association Section of Urban, State and Local Government Law.

Mr. Fellerhoff attended Northwestern University School of Law, where he was Executive Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review (1986).


Aviation Loan ABS/CLO Transactions: A US/EU Perspective
Arnold & Porter and Opal Group Seminar, New York, NY


The Legal 500 US
Transport – Aviation/Air Travel Finance (2019)
Finance: Structured Finance – Securitization (2018)
Asset Finance and Leasing (2016)


  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law, 1986
  • BA, Northwestern University, 1982
  • Illinois

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