James C. Creigh

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Mr. Creigh is a nationally recognized lawyer with extensive experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and other transactional matters. During his 17-year career, he has led more than 150 financing and acquisition transactions in both legal and business capacities. His experience includes venture capital transactions, private fund formations and more than a dozen initial public offerings (IPOs).

Mr. Creigh is a frequent speaker and author on securities and M&A topics. He is a contributor to the American Bar Association's annual survey of M&A deal points and a past speaker at Practising Law Institute's Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in New York. He has been recognized by IPO Vitalsigns and served as an Adjunct Professor in Securities Regulation at the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.

Mr. Creigh chaired a two-day conference on venture capital in Silicon Valley called “Bootcamp for Lawyers” and chaired a panel on venture capital for Practising Law Institute's Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in New York. He also served as a judge for Ernst & Young’s Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year competition from 2001 to 2003.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock, Mr. Creigh served as Vice President of Strategic Business Development for West Corporation, a leading provider of outsourced communications services and portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners. He also practiced with the largest law firm in Silicon Valley.

Mr. Creigh has co-authored an article in the March 2014 edition of Transaction World magazine titled "Portfolio Sales: Understanding Attrition and Maximizing Success." To read the article, follow this link