|GATX CORP filed this Form 8-K on 11/20/2018|
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Mayer Brown LLP
November 19, 2018
Based upon and subject to the foregoing and to the assumptions, conditions and limitations set forth herein, and assuming that the Notes are issued in accordance with the terms of the Underwriting Agreement, we are of the opinion that the Notes constitute valid and legally binding obligations of GATX entitled to the benefits of the Indenture, except that (a) the enforceability thereof may be subject to (i) bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium, fraudulent conveyance or other similar laws now or hereafter in effect relating to or affecting creditors rights or remedies generally and (ii) general principles of equity and to the discretion of the court before which any proceedings therefor may be brought (regardless of whether enforcement is sought in a proceeding at law or in equity) and (b) the enforceability of provisions imposing liquidated damages, penalties or an increase in interest rate upon the occurrence of certain events may be limited in certain circumstances.
We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion as an exhibit to the Registration Statement and to being named in the related prospectus and any related prospectus supplement under the caption Legal Opinions with respect to the matters stated therein.
We are admitted to practice law in the State of New York and our opinions expressed herein are limited solely to the federal laws of the United States of America, the laws of the State of New York, and we express no opinion herein concerning the laws of any other jurisdiction.