Guy Molinari has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of securities offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. His core practice involves advising growth companies and their leaders, businesses considering and executing strategic transactions and private and institutional investors. Mr. Molinari’s transactional representation experience includes most stages of development: financing, whether in public or private, equity or debt markets; business combination transactions; going private transactions; and contests for corporate control.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Molinari provided general corporate advice to family offices and other investors in distressed and developing businesses, and served as general counsel for Northern Power Systems, Inc., in Barre, Vermont in connection with its emergence from bankruptcy proceedings and turnaround, and for multi-strategy investment funds. Mr. Molinari was previously a partner in the New York City office of an international law firm, where he served as co-chair of the Securities and M&A practice and leader of the New York business practice.


Represented public international manufacturing company in their underwritten public offering of $9 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes, as well as the exchange offers for an aggregate $3.5 billion of notes in connection with a merger with another industry participant.

Represented investment funds and investment managers focused on global macro, event driven, distressed, real estate opportunity, shareholder activist and leveraged debt product strategies.

Represented private equity fund and controlling stockholder of public web hosting company in sale to industry leading cable and telecoms company.

Actively advising emerging technology companies in capital raising efforts and corporate governance matters as outside counsel.

Represents cross-border equity fund in investment in real estate development in New York City.

General counsel to wind turbine design and manufacturing company, advising CEO’s team on capital raises, intellectual property portfolio matters, supply chain management, human resources and investor relations; supported Board and various Board Committees in corporate governance matters.

Represent numerous buyers and sellers of renewable energy projects in purchase and sale transactions.


Columbia Law School, J.D. (1987)

Columbia Business School, M.B.A. (Finance and Capital Markets concentration) (1987)

University of Pittsburgh, B.A. (1983) Summa cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


New York (1988)

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Member

Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member

New York State Bar Association, Member

University of Pittsburgh - Honors College Board of Visitors, Member

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