Overview


Neal J. White, PC, focuses his practice on business and transactional counseling, with particular emphasis on acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and executive employment contracts and compensation. He represents publicly and privately held companies, including employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)-owned companies, early stage businesses, family businesses, private equity sponsors and private equity portfolio companies, in the manufacturing and services sectors. Neal’s transactional practice covers Asia, Europe and the United States, representing US and non-US clients. He advises companies on compliance programs and leads the Corporate Practice Group’s Compliance cross-practice initiative.

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Results


  • Representing a US private equity fund and co-investors in a series of bolt-on acquisitions for a portfolio company in the automated teller machine servicing business, and in the eventual sale of the portfolio company to a publicly held competitor
  • Representing a US private equity fund and co-investors in a series of bolt-on acquisitions for a portfolio company in the food brokerage business, and in the eventual sale of the portfolio company to another private equity-backed roll-up business
  • Representing a privately held women’s wear retail business in the negotiation of a minority investment by a private equity firm and co-investors

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Community


  • Harvard Business School Club of Chicago, board member and events sponsor, including annual New Venture Competition

Credentials


Education
Harvard Law School, JD, 1977
Harvard University, MBA, 1977
Yale University, BA, 1973

Admissions
Illinois