Sterling A. Spainhour Jr.
Sterling Spainhour advises public and private companies, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, general corporate counseling, and corporate governance.Sterling has substantial experience in merger and acquisition transactions involving a variety of industries including consumer products, chemicals, manufacturing, telecommunications, and business services. He represents a broad spectrum of public and private clients with businesses throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He also advises boards of directors or their committees on corporate governance, compliance, and director liability issues. Companies with which Sterling has worked on substantial matters include Asbury Automotive Group, Chevron, Eastman Chemical Company, Flowers Foods, Sprint Nextel, and WL Ross & Co.