Mr. Filipink is a partner of MCLLP.  Prior to joining MCLLP, Mr. Filipink was resident in the New York office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP from 2007 through 2018, where he was a member of that firm’s Leveraged Finance group.

Mr. Filipink’s practice has included the representation of both borrowers and lenders on a variety of financing transactions, with a focus on representing sponsor clients and funds on acquisition financings, workouts/restructurings, subscription- and asset-based fund financings and middle-market financing matters.  His significant sponsor clients have included AEA Investors, Ares Management, Ascribe Capital, Francisco Partners, New Mountain Group, Onex Corporation, Park Square Capital, Permira Advisors and Yellow Wood Partners, and his prior corporate clients have included C&J Energy Services, Inc., MasTec, Inc., MRC Global Inc. and SL Green Realty Corp.


Mr. Filipink earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, in History and Economics, with honors, from Case Western Reserve University, and his Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law.

Mr. Filipink is licensed to practice law in the State of New York (not yet admitted in California).