Cristina W. DeMento


Tina focuses her practice on complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity financings, strategic partnerships, corporate restructurings and general commercial arrangements. Tina works with strategic investors, private equity and venture capital funds, family offices and management teams in a broad array of industries, including technology, financial services, healthcare and food and beverage.

Tina’s experience extends to acting in an outside general counsel capacity for companies throughout their life cycle, offering comprehensive assistance with entity formation, incentive equity structures, restructurings, corporate governance, shareholders’ agreements and general corporate matters.

In addition to her broad corporate practice, Tina provides strategic counsel on partnership matters for funds and their management teams.

Tina is a true partner to her clients and helps them achieve their business goals in a pragmatic and efficient manner.

Tina was named as one of the "Notable Women in Law” by Crain’s Chicago Business in 2022. She was also honored with the Collaborative Leadership award by Corporate Counsel’s 2022 Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards. Consistently recognized by her peers, Tina has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2015. She was listed as a Rising Star in the 2016 edition of Illinois Super Lawyers.

Tina is the co-chair of NGE’s Women's Network and a member of the Associate Review Committee.

  • Represented National Medical Billing Services (NMBS), an industry-leading health care revenue cycle management company, in its sale to Aquiline Capital Partners, a private investment firm.
  • Represented National Medical Billing Services (NMBS), in its acquisition of MedTek, LLC, a leading provider of RCM solutions to medical service providers.
  • Advised Marathon Capital, LLC, in its strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).
  • Served as counsel to AMOpportunities in its $2 million Series A2 funding round.
  • Advised Spend Matters in its investment from private investment firm Copley Equity Partners.
  • Represented client Savencia Fromage & Dairy, a leading global milk processor and the fifth-leading cheese manufacturing group worldwide, in its acquisition of Hope Foods, for an undisclosed amount.
  • Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards 2022, Collaborative Leadership award winner
  • "Notable Women in Law,” Crain’s Chicago Business, 2022
  • The Legal 500 United States, recommended in “M&A/Corporate & Commercial: M&A: Middle-market (sub-$500 million)” since 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America, recommended in “Corporate Law” 2015-2023
  • M&A Advisor, “2017 Information Technology and Telecom Deal of the Year,” 9th Annual International M&A Awards

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York