Mr. Sullivan concentrates his practice in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital matters.
He represents public and private companies in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions and securities matters. Mr. Sullivan also represents venture stage companies in negotiating and documenting financing arrangements and general corporate matters.
Throughout his career, Mr. Sullivan has served as: general counsel of a Chicago-based publicly traded software and service company; director of business development for a publicly traded technology holding company; buyer's transaction team leader in connection with the $2.1 billion hostile acquisition of a publicly traded waste containment company; and seller's transaction team leader in connection with a $3.6 billion sale of a publicly traded software company. He also has extensive experience working with technology companies, including responsibility for negotiating and documenting $350 million in venture capital investments in more than 35 portfolio companies as general counsel of divine, inc.
Mr. Sullivan received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1990 and his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1986. He is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.