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Matthew E. Maguire


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Matt’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity matters, and general corporate counseling with an emphasis on transactions occurring in the middle market. He has wide-ranging experience in the corporate and securities practice, advising clients on buying or selling a controlling interest of a business, leveraged buyouts, strategic transactions, minority equity investments, equity restructurings in the context of distressed debt, and general corporate governance issues.

Matt has served as a lead associate in a variety of complex transactions such as stock and asset deals, mergers, debt-for-equity swaps, and co-investments, including high-profile matters like the attempted acquisition of a prominent, and financially distressed Atlantic City casino, and the sale of a private equity fund-of-funds to a global asset management company.

Prior to joining Mintz, Matt worked as an associate at Proskauer Rose LLP. Before entering private practice in 2013, he served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney at the Justice Department where he litigated matters as first-chair counsel for the United States, and as a Presidential Management Fellow for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


  • Boston College (JD)
  • Catholic University of America (BA, magna cum laude)

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Viewpoint-Landing Mergers Acquisitions Mintz

Control of Third Party Claims

April 22, 2019 | Alert | By Marc Mantell, Matthew E. Maguire

Indemnification provisions in private company M&A contracts have received a lot of attention in recent years. These provisions are used to allocate risk among participants but there has been a lack of attention paid to another critical provision of these contracts. We highlight the frequency of certain provisions that shift control of these claims and examine the merits of various other approaches.

News & Press

Mintz advised GPB Capital on its acquisition of a majority equity stake in Westwood, Massachusetts-based Prime Motor Group. The acquisition by Capstone Automotive Group, an affiliate of GPB, expands the group’s footprint throughout New England.