James R. Cruger - Perkins Coie LLP

James R. Cruger

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 312-324-8657

Jim Cruger, a partner in Perkins Coie’s national Private Equity practice, concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, formation of private investment vehicles and joint ventures. Jim has represented numerous private equity funds and public companies in transactions during his 28 year career. Public company representation has included Deutsche Post DHL, Leggett & Platt (NYSE), Voyager Learning Company (NASDAQ) and Strategic Hotel Capital (NYSE). Fund representation has included SPO Partners, Intellectual Ventures, Wynnchurch Capital, LaSalle Capital, Code Hennessy & Simmons, Prospect Partners, Riverlake Equity Partners, Hilco Equity Partners, High Street Capital, Blue Point Equity Partners, and Explore Holdings.

Loras CollegeBA Northwestern University School of LawJ.D.
Chicago Bar Association American Bar Association

Office Location

131 South Dearborn Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60603-5559
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Venture Capital Law of the Chicago Metro Area
James R. Cruger has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Venture Capital Law