Craig McCrohon is a partner at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. Mr. McCrohon specializes in corporate, securities, and mergers and acquisitions law at the firm. He advises companies and investment funds regarding mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, director and officer liability, corporate finance, and financial institution regulatory and acquisition matters. His work has included bank organization and acquisitions; venture capital; securities offerings; and domestic, European, and Asian joint ventures.

Mr. McCrohon is a graduate of Harvard University and received his joint law degree and M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business. He was a graduate student in law and economics at the London School of Economics. He worked with the legal staff of the United States Senate Committee on Banking and served as president of the Board of Directors of the Technology Executives Roundtable of the Evanston/Northwestern University Research Park. Mr. McCrohon was also named by the Chicago Lawyer as one of the "40 Under 40 Outstanding Illinois Attorneys" and is listed as one of the "Leading Lawyers in Illinois" for corporate and technology transactions, a listing that recognizes the top five percent of attorneys as selected by their peers. From 2012 to 2019, he served as Trustee, Investment Committee member, and from 2013 through 2018 investment chairman, of the $20 billion Illinois University Retirement System.


Selected Transactions and Projects


  • Illinois State Universities Retirement System, Trustee and chairman of the Investment Committee responsible for management of $20 billion
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Chicago, President
  • Better Government Association, past board member
  • Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, past board member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Corporate Law Department Committee, past chairman
  • Chicago Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee, past chairman




  • Illinois


Harvard University

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)

Wharton School of Business (M.B.A.)

London School of Economics

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