E. Paul Quinn

E. Paul Quinn


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2008

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

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With more than two decades of experience, Paul Quinn represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies in leveraged acquisitions and dispositions, corporate governance, and restructurings. Paul also represents management teams in employment and compensation arrangements, distressed-focused private equity funds in acquisitions in bankruptcy court and out-of-court processes; and private equity and venture capital funds in minority growth equity investments. Ranked by Chambers USA, he is commended by peers who note that “he is very commercial in his negotiation style.”

Enhancing his understanding of clients’ needs and businesses, prior to practicing law, Paul was a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen, where he provided auditing and tax services to clients in the healthcare, financial services, technologies, and manufacturing sectors.

Locations

  • 201 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1800
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
  • West Tower, Suite 1100
    777 South Flager Drive
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • 71 South Wacker Drive, 47th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606

Education

  • University of Virginia, graduated 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, Illinois State Bar Association

Akerman LLP
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

216 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

83 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Fort Lauderdale (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Special Focus

  • Private Equity
  • Transactions

Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Magazine, 2005-2006, 2008-2016, Ranked in Illinois for Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, and Business/Corporate
  • Chambers USA, 2008-2016, Ranked in Illinois for Corporate/M&A and Private Equity

Publications

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