Gil partners with his clients to advise them on a wide range of business transactions and legal matters to help them achieve their goals. His practice focuses primarily on securities law, small and closely-held businesses, mergers and acquisitions, and dispositions. Gil represents individual and institutional investors, as well as issuers in various equity, debt, and exchange offerings; small and large private placements under Regulation D and Regulation A and A+; and other corporate finance transactions. He has in depth knowledge of all of the factors that go into raising capital for his small business clients: legal, practical, and business. Gil regularly counsels broker-dealers, investment advisors, and other securities intermediaries on compliance with federal and state securities laws and other business matters.
In addition to providing full service securities advice to clients, Gil also serves as general outside counsel, providing ongoing advice and counseling on all manner of general business operations. He routinely drafts corporate documents, including operating agreements, by-laws, shareholder agreements, buy/sell agreements, and asset/stock purchase agreements, among others. Gil also represents clients in acquiring and selling businesses.
His clients work in a variety of industries—including venture capital, private equity, entertainment, software, hardware, other technologies, construction, gaming, automotive dealerships, operations and real estate—and range from small LLCs and family-owned businesses to family offices and large corporations. Additionally, Gil has developed a niche practice working with clients in the food, beverage, and restaurant industry, including retailers, food trucks, caterers, manufacturers, copackers and brewers.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Gil gained a vantage of the consumer side of the financial industry while working as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York City. In addition to Wall Street finance, he worked within federal politics and local business management.