Attorney Frank D. Ballantine Joins Clark Hill Chicago

Sep 12, 2012
CHICAGO, IL – Attorney Frank D. Ballantine has joined Clark Hill PLC Chicago as a member of the Corporate Practice Group.

Ballantine is a trusted advisor and counselor to senior management, boards of directors and investors for public and private companies based in the United States and abroad, and across a wide range of industries. Active client sectors include information technology, food, life sciences, manufacturers, lenders and business services.

Ballantine serves innovative and rapidly growing businesses and the investors who fund them. He is outside general counsel to numerous businesses and lead transaction counsel to investors and management in venture and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, and debt financings. He also assists clients in joint ventures, marketing alliances and licensing. He has served or is serving on the boards of over 20 clients, as well as the advisory boards of two technology venture funds. Frank frequently speaks on topics involving private equity and venture capital finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions, and high-growth developmental companies.

Ballantine has been AV Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and recognized by Chambers America’s Leading Lawyers . He has been named one of America’s leading mergers & acquisitions law attorneys in Best Lawyers and an Illinois Super Lawyer in securities & corporate finance.