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Louis ShanskyGeneral Counsel
Louis Shansky is Upgrade’s General Counsel, responsible for overseeing all legal and regulatory matters affecting Upgrade.
Prior to joining Upgrade, Louis was a partner in the banking and finance practice of Mayer Brown LLP, an international law firm. Louis represented issuers, borrowers, whole-loan purchasers, underwriters and lenders in a variety of structured finance and securitization transactions, including both public and private securities offerings, and was responsible for educating and helping clients comply with the host of new asset-backed securities regulations implemented in the wake of the financial crisis. While at Mayer Brown, Louis was full-service finance counsel to several consumer finance companies and was responsible for negotiating and managing their ABS platforms, warehouse lending arrangements and whole loan sales.
Louis has a BS from Western Michigan University and a JD from DePaul University College of Law.