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Howard T. Spilko is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Co-Chairman of the Corporate Department of the firm. He has a diverse transactional-based practice with significant experience in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and alliances, and general corporate matters, with an emphasis on middle-market transactions.
Mr. Spilko works with a broad range of clients from well-known large multinational companies to private equity firms, hedge funds and entrepreneurial ventures across many different industries.
Mr. Spilko has been recognized in Chambers USA (2007 through 2013) as a highly regarded leader in the corporate/M&A field, and was similarly distinguished in Legal 500 US in 2008 through 2013. He is listed in New York Super Lawyers (2010, 2013) and was recently named a Dealmaker Star and a Top 50 North America M&A Dealmaker by Global M&A Network. Chambers and Legal 500 have described Mr. Spilko as “a shrewd negotiator, who can unlock hidden value in a deal, and steer transactions to successful closings with grace,” a “renowned dealmaker,” a “hard-working,” “entrepreneurial,” “accomplished,” “excellent attorney,” “who has great skills and is highly practical,” a “great draftsman and a great problem-solver” and a “responsive” “attorney who produces fair-priced, impeccable legal work,” as well as an “excellent deal maker” and “someone who can bring both sides together in a difficult transactional environment.”
Mr. Spilko regularly speaks and writes about mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
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