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.