CHRIS SPILLMAN

Chris has been a practicing attorney for since graduating from the University of Chicago and starting at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in 2006. He has also served in an in-house general counsel and chief financial officer role with a business services company for six years before starting Spillman&Partners in 2015. In his career, Chris has represented private equity firms, family businesses, technology companies, and others in an array of matters, including especially in numerous commercial and corporate transactions. His contract negotiation and drafting experience ranges from employment agreements to stock purchase agreements, from software licensing to offshore services arrangements, and many other applications in between.

LOCATION: Phoenix-Tucson, AZ

LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: Illinois, Arizona

CURRENT FIRM: Spillman&Partners

PRIOR FIRM(S): Kirkland & Ellis

LAW SCHOOL: University of Chicago

PRACTICE AREA(S):

Corporate and Securities

(Commercial Contracts, Corporate Governance, Cross-Border Transactions, Debt Finance, Derivatives and Asset Securitization, M&A, Partnerships and Joint Ventures)

Compensation and Benefits

(Employment Agreements, Equity Incentive Plans)

Startups and Venture Capital

(Angel and Seed Financings | Choice of Entity and Formation | M&A | Outside General Counsel | Reorganizations and Recapitalizations | Venture Capital Financings)


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