Sam Tuttleman

Sam Tuttleman

Associate, Corporate


Sam Tuttleman represents public and private companies and private equity firms in connection with various corporate transactions, including governance-related matters. Mr. Tuttleman focuses his practice on representing strategic and financial buyers and sellers in corporate transactions, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, across a variety of industries.

Mr. Tuttleman’s experience at Skadden includes, among other matters, advising:

  • Burke Porter Group, a leading global provider of automated diagnostic, testing and production solutions serving life science and specialty industrial end markets, on its sale to AEA Investors LP; and
  • Delos Capital in connection with the sale of FCA Packaging, a leading manufacturer of customized industrial protective packaging solutions, to Wynnchurch Capital, L.P.

Matters on which he advised prior to joining Skadden include:

  • Victory Park Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on emerging and established business across various industries in the U.S. and abroad, in numerous transactions, including the following sponsored SPACs:
    • VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings III, Inc. in its $4 billion business combination with Dave Inc., a financial platform;
    • VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II in its $2.5 billion business combination with FinAccel, the parent of artificial intelligence-enabled digital consumer credit platform Kredivo; and
    • VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings in its $2.1 billion business combination with Bakkt Holdings, a digital asset marketplace;
  • dMY Technology Group, Inc., a SPAC, in its $1.78 billion business combination with Rush Street Interactive, LP, a U.S.-based online casino and sports betting company;
  • Rotunda Capital Partners, an operationally focused private equity firm, in its acquisition of Storm Smart, one of the largest vertically integrated direct-to-consumer marketers, manufacturers and installers of storm protection products in Florida;
  • Aptean, Inc., a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions and portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, in its acquisition of Lascom, a product lifecycle management solutions company in the manufacturing sector;
  • Monroe Capital, a Chicago-based private credit asset management firm specializing in direct lending and private credit investing, in multiple transactions;
  • Delos Capital in connection with the formation of MechanAir LLC, a platform consisting of commercial HVAC/mechanical and plumbing contractors with regional, industry and technology differentiation across the Midwest and East Coast;
  • SoftBank Vision Fund in its investment in Energy Vault, a Switzerland-based startup utilizing advanced technology to facilitate long-term energy storage;
  • Alliant Insurance Services and Stone Point Capital LLC in connection with a preferred equity offering to various coinvestors and a preferred equity repurchase from Alliant Insurance Services’ majority preferred equity holder; and
  • Intermediate Capital Group plc in connection with a second lien credit facility, consisting of initial term loans and delayed draw term loans, in part to finance the acquisition of Utimus Fund Solutions and The Gemini Companies by the sponsor GTCR.



  • J.D., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2017
  • B.B.A., Belmont University, 2014


  • Illinois

Sam Tuttleman