Abigail Schmitz

Abigail Schmitz

Corporate and Employment Transactional Attorney

Chicago
Illinois
Licensed in
IL
University of Illinois College of Law
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Abigail graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law and also has a B.S. in finance and B.A. in language studies. Her practice areas focus on corporate transactions and formation, M&A, employment matters, and general corporate advice.

Abigail's prior experience includes 2 years at a top international law firm, 2 years in-house with a private equity fund which was eventually acquired by an international private equity fund traded on the public markets, and 2 years at midsize Chicago based firm growing its corporate practice. She opened her firm in 2020, and while her firm is based in Chicago, she works with clients throughout
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Clear Communication
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"I have worked with Abigail on a number of corporate transactional matters and will continue to work with her in the future. Her level of experience, professionalism, and intellect is far and above others that I have worked with. I highly recommend her legal services."

Forming my company, drafting contracts, and providing general corporate advice
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Work History

Abigail Schmitz Law LLC

Founder

Jul 2020 - Present

Practice focuses on general corporate law, corporate formation and venture capital, corporate transactions, outside general counsel services, executive employment agreements and general labor and employment advice, real estate transactions, and trademark and copyright applications.

Jul 2020 - Present

Swanson Martin & Bell LLP

Associate

Jan 2019 - Jun 2020

Practice focused on commercial litigation and corporate transactions. Provided corporate counseling and creative solutions for Fortune 100 companies on complex business issues. Acted as corporate counsel for clients, including Anixter International, a multibillion dollar international distributor.

Jan 2019 - Jun 2020

Burford Capital LLC (as successor to Gerchen Keller Capital LLC)

Counsel

Jun 2016 - Dec 2018

Provide general corporate advice and draft and negotiate transaction documents, including subscription agreements, purchase agreements, disclosure schedules, credit agreements, security agreements, subordination agreements, license agreements, and non-disclosure agreements, debt and equity financing transactions, senior lending, and mezzanine financing transactions.

Jun 2016 - Dec 2018

K&L Gates

Associate

Nov 2014 - Jun 2016

Practice focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate matters. Drafted and negotiated stock and asset acquisition agreements, merger agreements, disclosure schedules, secured credit facilities, promissory notes, and other ancillary deal documentation. Advised on issues relating to entity formation, corporate governance and securities law compliance.

Nov 2014 - Jun 2016

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