Noel Spencer counsels clients on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions involving private and public companies, and represents mature and emerging companies in connection with financings, corporate governance, and other corporate and strategic matters.

M&A Transactions

Noel regularly works with both purchasers and sellers, including private equity sponsors, health care technology firms, insurers, diversified manufacturers and distributors, and family offices. He has broad experience in cross-border transactions, corporate carve-outs and management team representations.

Emerging Company & Venture Capital Transactions

Noel represents emerging company clients, corporate strategic investors and family offices in connection with angel and venture capital investment, structured investment, and private equity investment activities. He is experienced in all aspects of equity and convertible debt private placements.


Bar Admissions



University of Wisconsin Law School
J.D. Order of the Coif, Law Review (senior articles editor) (2008)

St. Olaf College
B.A. in History, magna cum laude (2005)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Governance and general corporate advisory work with local nonprofit

Civic Activities

  • East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association — Board of Directors (Treasurer)


  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Star, 2016, 2018-19
  • Minnesota State Bar Association — North Star Lawyer, 2012
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