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Joseph J. Ronca


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Joe concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions and debt financing transactions. He has experience representing public and private companies, private equity funds, and financial institutions in a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, and other commercial lending transactions. He also handles a wide variety of general corporate matters.

Before joining the firm, Joe practiced as an associate in the New York office of an international law firm. He served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Richard C. Wesley, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. During law school, he was a notes editor on the Cornell Law Review.


This article discusses updated documentation and timing for the Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program and certain considerations for companies considering borrowing under the program.
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This article discusses the recent revisions to the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program; borrower considerations regarding eligibility and access to the program; implications of certain covenants and restrictions; and considerations under existing debt documents.
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This article discusses the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program, including eligibility; impacts on debt service, capital structure, and strategic planning; and potential obstacles under existing debt and other agreements.
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This alert describes two types of relief loans available to small businesses suffering due to COVID-19: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and SBA EIDL loans.
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News & Press

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A Mintz team led by Corporate Members Jim McKnight and Joe Ronca advised Altamira Technologies Corporation on its acquisition of Virginia Systems & Technology, Inc. This strategic acquisition expanded Altamira’s capabilities and national security customer portfolio, while winning “Deal of the Year” in the “Under $50 Million” category at ACG National Capital’s 22nd Annual Corporate Growth Awards.

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A Mintz Team led by New York Managing Member and Corporate Chair Stephen Gulotta Jr. advised Monomoy Capital Partners in their investment in Southern Exteriors, a premier full-service installer of exterior building solutions. Learn more about the deal here.

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Mintz has acted as deal counsel to Altamira Technologies Corporation in its acquisition of signals intelligence mission business, Virginia Systems & Technology (VaST).

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Mintz has appointed Members Gregory Fine and Matthew T. Simpson to co-lead the Private Equity practice alongside current chair, Kurt Steinkrauss. The change is effective immediately.

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Events & Speaking

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Recognition & Awards

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 United States as a "Next Generation Partner" for M&A: Middle-Market (2024) 

  • Order of the Coif

  • Phi Beta Kappa

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