Jeremy T. Waitzman

Jeremy T. Waitzman

Principal
O:
Chicago, IL
P:
312.521.2433

Overview

Jeremy calls on years of corporate legal experience to help his clients achieve their No. 1 goal: seeing their businesses thrive. He advises on a wide range of matters, from day-to-day operational issues to significant transactions.

Described by clients as “an essential advisor” and “a partner in the success of my business,” Jeremy represents businesses of all types and sizes. He is a trusted counselor throughout a company’s lifecycle, from inception to major growth phases and often through ownership’s exit. His clients include privately held middle-market and emerging growth companies, family offices and funds, investors, C-level executives, boards of directors, family-owned businesses, and entrepreneurs.

Having trained as an M&A attorney at a large firm, Jeremy brings transactions-intensive experience that spans several areas of corporate law. His practice includes business and capital structure matters, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and securities offerings, corporate governance, and the full range of contracts and agreements.

Jeremy also advises on private equity and venture capital matters, venture and angel financing, investor rights and preferences, commercial litigation funding matters, and strategies for the creation of enterprise value.

Industry sector experience includes software, health care, specialty chemicals, mobile, information technology, ecommerce, transportation, insurance, marketing and public relations, construction, transportation, specialty consumer, real estate, manufacturing, distribution, and tech-enabled services.

Credentials

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law
J.D., 2003
Washington University
B.A., 1999, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association