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Vincent McGill


Vincent J. McGill, a member of the Firm, has a wide-ranging corporate practice with an emphasis on corporate finance and securities law. His experience includes the representation of issuers and underwriters and placement agents in public offerings and private placements, leveraged buyouts, reverse mergers, SPACs and the design of tax sensitive partnerships and LLCs including REITs.  He has participated in offerings of debt and equity for domestic US and foreign issuers. The offerings for which he has served as counsel have included simultaneous offerings of securities within and outside the United States, as well as public offerings and private placements in which the proceeds of the offering, combined with institutional debt financing, were used to complete a simultaneous acquisition of an operating business, real estate or commodities.

In the representation of his clients Mr. McGill has been involved in all aspects of their businesses including senior personnel matters, the selection of Board Members and the negotiation and documentation of acquisition and licensing agreements involving core intellectual properties. Mr. McGill has been involved in all aspects of structuring transactions and consummating an offering, including bringing the principals to the table. He has represented a number of investment banks in connection with structuring issues, public offerings and private placements. On the other side of the table, Mr. McGill has represented issuers in various industries, including biotech, fashion, manufacturing, aerospace, telecommunications and real estate.  Mr. McGill has represented a number of his clients from their initial private placement through their public offering and successful listing on a US exchange.

Mr. McGill became Managing Partner of Eaton & Van Winkle in 2012, graduated from Colgate University cum laude (A.B., 1977); received his JD from Hofstra University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review, and received an LL.M in Corporation Law from New York University (1986).