Marc F. Sperber: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Marc F. Sperber

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7444

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Practice Areas

  • Agribusiness
  • Chemicals
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Financial Institutions M&A
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Energy
  • Sectors
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power
  • Services
  • Energy Transactions
  • Life Sciences
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7444
Fax: +1 312 706 8208
University University of Rochester, B.A., cum laude, 1986; Georgetown University - The Robert Emmet McDonough School of Business, M.B.A., 1992
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1992
Admitted1992, Illinois


American Bar Association, Section of Corporation, Business, and Banking Law


Marc Sperber is a transactional attorney and corporate advisor whose practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions. Marc represents buyers, sellers and financial intermediaries in connection with stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, mergers, joint ventures, strategic alliances, financings, tender and exchange offers, shareholder arrangements and a variety of other transactions involving US, foreign and multinational corporations and other public and private entities. He also represents companies in connection with corporate governance, defensive measures (including shareholders' rights plans) and other matters. In addition, Marc is a Firm Practice Leader for our worldwide Corporate & Securities practice, leads the Firm's Chemical industry group and is a member of the Firm's Energy industry group.

According to Chambers USA 2012, Marc is a very customer-friendly attorney. He will try and put the client in the best possible position with the best leverage. Chambers USA 2010 notes that Marc is a diligent, proactive attorney with a 'client-first' approach. Each year since 2006, he has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America and named an Illinois Super Lawyer. Marc has also been designated a Leading Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers Network for Mergers & Acquisitions Law and endorsed by PLC Which Lawyer? as a leading practitioner in Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions. He joined Mayer Brown in 1992, left the firm briefly to accept a position with Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, and resumed his practice with Mayer Brown in 1999.

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Marc F. Sperber

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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