Nixon Peabody expands M&A practice in New England

January 16, 2017

Chief Communications Officer
Allison McClain

Boston, MA and Providence, RI – Nixon Peabody is growing its corporate practice in New England with the arrival of new partner Adam J. Gwaltney.  Based in Rhode Island, Adam will split his time between the firm’s Providence and Boston offices. Adam brings a broad range of traditional corporate, public finance, and securities experience to Nixon Peabody. 

From an M&A perspective, he represents both privately held and public companies in the manufacturing, retail and technology industries.  Adam counsels these companies on a wide range of corporate and strategic matters including acquisitions, sales, mergers, restructurings, and governance issues. 

Adam also works with states, state agencies and other governmental entities on various public finance matters.  He acts as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and borrower’s counsel in connection with tax-exempt bond financings.

“With strong business savvy and an excellent reputation in the Rhode Island business community, Adam is a terrific addition to our team,” said Andrew Prescott, Managing Partner of Nixon Peabody’s Providence Office. 

“Growing our corporate practice in Providence is a priority for us,” added David Martland, leader of Nixon Peabody’s M&A and Corporate Transactions practice. “Adam will be a great asset to our clients here and throughout New England.”

Joining Nixon Peabody from Hinckley Allen’s Providence office, Adam graduated from Boston College Law School and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island.

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