Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Orren Adams as a partner in the firm’s Business Transactions practice group in St. Louis.
Adams works in matters involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and financial reorganizations with experience assisting both large national clients and smaller individual businesses.
He has extensive experience working in the healthcare industry having been involved in many high-profile health care related transactions, including the integration of hospital systems and the transfer and financing of home health, assisted living, skilled nursing, and hospice facilities on a national basis. Adams also has extensive experience in the manufacturing, real estate, and venture capital industries, including the purchase and sale of a number of manufacturing and distribution companies and the formation of numerous real estate and joint venture funds.
“Orren is an extremely talented attorney whose work is highly respected,” said Frank Neuner, Spencer Fane managing partner for the St. Louis office. “Orren’s unique skill set will be valuable to our clients in this market and beyond.”
Specifically, Adams has served as a lead counsel in large transactions in the health care and manufacturing industries with transaction values exceeding $1 billion.
Adams completed his undergraduate education at Averett University in Virginia before earning his Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University. He later added a Masters of Tax Law with a focus in Corporate, Partnership, and International Taxation from Boston University. Thereafter, he continued his relationship with the academic field as an adjunct professor in Washington University’s LLM Tax program and as a co-author of the Missouri Bar Estate Planning Desk Book (Drafting Business Purchase and Restrictive Transfer Agreements).