Spencer is an Associate in the firm’s Corporate section and a member of the Corporate, Securities & Tax Practice Group.
He focuses his practice on advising middle-market private companies through all aspects of business transactions, with a particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. Spencer also counsels business clients in entity formation, restructuring strategies, and private equity and debt financings, among other areas involving general corporate law.
Spencer earned his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Mississippi Law Journal, as vice chairman of the Moot Court Board, as a competitor in the Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, and as a member of the Dean’s Leadership Council. Spencer received the Tom Mason Trial Advocacy Award from the American Board of Trial Advocates and authored two academic publications while in law school. He is a Huntsville native and holds a B.A. in History from Mississippi State University.
- Spencer H. Newman, Unreasonably Risky: Why A Negligence Standard Should Replace The Bankruptcy Code’s Fraudulent Intent Analysis For Gambling Debts, 8 UNLV GAMING L.J. 197 (2018).