Andrew Spruiell

Andrew D. Spruiell


Andrew D. Spruiell advises established and emerging companies in corporate, licensing, commercial, and acquisitive transactions. Andrew’s matters have involved buy- and sell-side acquisitions, initial formation, venture capital and private equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic business partnerships and collaborations as well as complex intellectual property licensing.

Andrew works with clients in a variety of industries, but focuses on life sciences, technology, and manufacturing. He is a member of Ballard Spahr’s Life Science Group, Fintech and Payments Team, and Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Group.


Representative Matters

Strategic Collaborations

  • Represented Japanese food and supplements company in negotiating, structuring and documenting collaboration, research and development agreements with a U.S. microbiome testing and technology company, under which our client developed new products, services and marketing channels on a global scale
  • Represented urban farming company in strategic partnership with several of the largest U.S. food distribution companies in connection with establishing urban farming cultivation campuses
  • Represented software company in negotiating, structuring and documenting a collaborative research and development agreement with a large medical technology company to develop medical imaging software

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Colorado Bar Association

American Bar Association

Board Memberships & Community Service


Denver Children’s Home, Board Member and Secretary 2017-2020



University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 2012)

University of Oklahoma (B.A. 2007, summa cum laude)
Phi Beta Kappa