Mr. Sperl has over 30 years experience as a practicing attorney. A significant amount of his practice has been in the representation of large financial institutions as in-house counsel and he is currently of counsel at Tsibouris & Associates, LLC. The primary focus of Mr. Sperl's practice has been in the areas of technology and outsourcing. He also has broad experience in all aspects of commercial and consumer banking. This includes complex electronic services contract negotiation, electronic processing services for both acquirers and merchants in debit and credit card industries, records management programs, merchant processing, and international internet business activities.
Mr. Sperl spent 12 years at Bank One Corporation most recently holding the position of Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel while simultaneously acting as Practice Group Manager for Technology and Contracts. As Deputy General Counsel, he managed over 40 attorneys providing legal services in the areas of consumer banking, consumer lending, trust, securities investment, corporate real estate, technology and credit cards (First USA). As the manager of the Technology and Contracts Group, he developed standardized contracts for use throughout the corporation and was instrumental in the development of a centralized contracting process. He also created a Patent Team, the purpose of which was to protect the creative ideas of Bank One business units.
Mr. Sperl is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Michigan.
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