Trevor Currie

Counsel, Chicago



Trevor Currie is a counsel in White & Case's global M&A practice, based in Chicago. Trevor focuses his practice on venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and other complex business transactions.

Trevor has extensive experience with advising privately held emerging and high growth companies, as well as venture capital funds, private equity funds and corporate venture groups that invest in those companies, in connection with equity and debt financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestures, corporate restructurings and general corporate matters.

Bars and Courts
Notre Dame Law School
Loyola University, Chicago


Representative matters include the representation of:

The venture capital arm of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), the world's largest construction-equipment manufacturer, in connection with its equity investments in dozens of strategic targets and the sale of minority equity stakes in various Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc. portfolio companies.

SoftBank Vision Fund II (as lead investor) in Tractable's US$65 million Series E investment round at a pre-money valuation of US$370 million.

Corazon Capital, a Chicago-based venture capital firm, in connection with minority equity investments in numerous early-stage and high-growth companies.

Inversago Pharma, Inc., a clinical stage biotech company with a unique portfolio of peripherally acting CB1 inverse agonists, in its CAD 95 million Series C funding, led by New Enterprise Associates.

NRG Energy, Inc. in connection with its issuance of US$650 million of preferred stock, the proceeds of which were used to partially fund NRG's US$2.6 billion acquisition of Vivint Smart Home, Inc.

Redwood Capital Management, LLC, MSD Partners, L.P., and their respective affiliates, in the purchase of US$40 million of Series A Senior Preferred Stock issued by American Public Education, Inc.

A publicly traded mobile computing company in connection with its acquisition of a leading provider of prescriptive analytics for the retail and consumer packaged goods industries.*

An insurance and financial services company in connection with its acquisition of a document services and compliance company.*

A full-cycle referral management platform in connection with its sale to a leading healthcare and information technology company.*

*Prior to joining White & Case.

Awards and Recognition

Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch," Best Lawyers, 2024