John Orbe is a corporate attorney with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, securities, and sports, entertainment and sponsorship matters. Mr. Orbe has significant experience with multinational and domestic mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, public and private offerings of securities, general commercial transactions and corporate governance matters. He has counseled clients in cross-border transactions in Europe, Asia and North America. His sports and entertainment practice focuses on advising sports teams, players and sponsors on a wide variety of issues including general contractual guidance, ticketing advice and franchise acquisition.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Orbe served as an extern for the Honorable Catherine Perry of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. In addition, he spent time working in the sports marketing department of a NCAA Division I university, and assisted a prominent sports agency in its representation of National Football League players. During law school, Mr. Orbe served as an editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal.