Connor Slivocka is a member of the corporate law team at Fortis. His practice is focused on assisting clients through mergers & acquisitions, and supporting athletes, sports properties and brands across sponsorship, licensing and compliance. Connor also advises Web3/blockchain companies on a full spectrum of matters (including digital assets, DAOs, and structuring).
Prior to joining Fortis, Connor worked at a firm in Milwaukee where he provided strategic business and legal advice to growth-focused organizations, Fortune 500 companies, investment funds and privately held companies.
Connor is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. While there, he served as a Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic Associate, advising start-ups and emerging growth companies on entity selection, business risk and connected executive leadership with service providers in the Madison start-up community.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Sports & Entertainment
Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School, Cum Laude – 2018
Bachelor of Business Administration, Marquette University, Cum Laude – 2015
US Speedskating – Nominating and Governance Committee; Judiciary Committee
In his free time, Connor enjoys following Olympic sports, cycling, running, hiking and traveling.
Advised aeronautics and space engineering teaching platform on sale to strategic buyer.
Represented CPG Innovations Holdings, LLC during its acquisition of Gibson Athletics, Rage Fitness and Moving Mountains
Represented Sun Mountain, Inc., a Colorado-based manufacturer of custom doors, in its sale to Kodiak Building Partners
Served as legal counsel to Virtuance, one of the nation’s largest providers of real estate photography and virtual tours in its acquisition by Diakrit, a global leader in real estate marketing.
Represented a private equity-backed confectionary goods company in a management buyout via purchase of all the outstanding membership interest of the company.
Advised a SaaS company on its $30 million acquisition by a leading private equity firm.
Advised a national franchising company and service provider in its multi-million dollar acquisition by a leading private equity firm, whereby our clients received cash and rollover equity in the post-acquisition holding company.
Advised Blue Moon Digital, a leading performance marketing, data science, and digital agency, during its acquisition by Keystone Capital Management, L.P.
Represented Global Cannabinoids in its proposed merger with EXMceuticals in Canada.