Maynard Cooper is a leading law firm in private equity and venture capital. We represent private equity and venture capital funds in all aspects of the investment cycle, including fund formation, early-stage venture capital investments, later-stage growth financings, going-private transactions and leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations. We also represent the wide-ranging legal needs of the portfolio companies of our clients, whether it involves a follow-on acquisition, recapitalization or financing, or day-to-day matters such as employment, contracting, taxation, employee benefits, governance and litigation management. Our firm is also active in assisting Certified Capital Companies (”CAPCOs”) in their investing and financing activities, having participated in various transactions involving every CAPCO in Alabama. Our private equity and venture capital practice is national in scope, consisting of lawyers recognized regularly in the legal industry, including in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. Maynard Cooper was ranked among the top 20 law firms nationally in the 2010 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers list in the Venture Capital category.
Representative Private Equity and Venture Capital clients include:
- Arlington Partners
- C&G Capital Partners
- Enhanced Alabama Issuer
- Fenwick Capital Group
- Greer Capital Advisors
- Harbert Management Corporation
- Jemison Investment Co.
- Joshua Partners
- Keeneland Capital
- Ligon Capital
- McKinley Capital
- New Capital Partners
- Redmont Venture Partners
- Stonehenge Capital Company
- Targeted Technology Fund
- Waveland NCP Alabama Ventures
Birmingham, Ala. – Seventy-Six lawyers from Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. are recognized as leading lawyers in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” The Maynard Cooper lawyers cited in the directory for special recognition in their areas of practice are:
Maynard, Cooper & Gale Shareholders Gregory S. Curran and H. Thomas Wells, Jr. Named Birmingham “Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America
Birmingham, Ala. – Gregory S. Curran and H. Thomas Wells, Jr. have been named Birmingham “Lawyers of the Year” for 2011 by The Best Lawyers in America. Curran was recognized for excellence in the area of Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law and Wells was recognized for his work in the area of Natural Resources Law.
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. Receives Superior Rankings in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers 2010 Best Law Firms Rankings
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. has received high rankings in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers inaugural “Best Law Firms Rankings” report. Eleven of the firm’s practice areas received National rankings, including: Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Employment Law (Management), General Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Labor Law (Management), Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Project Finance Law, and Venture Capital Law. Notably, Maynard Cooper was the only Southeast-based firm to receive a National First Tier ranking for Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law.