Barrie Hananel


Barrie Hananel

General Counsel

Barrie is the General Counsel of AccelFoods, where she is responsible for legal matters for AccelFoods and the companies they work with.

Prior to joining AccelFoods, Barrie practiced law at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP in Chicago for 11 years, specializing in corporate finance. While at Katten, Barrie represented lenders and borrowers with respect to structured finance transactions, including leveraged buyouts, senior secured and mezzanine financings and cash flow and asset-based lending.

Barrie grew up in and around a family owned frozen food business which provided her with a unique prospective on food focused companies.

Barrie holds a B.A., with distinction, from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.