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Prominent Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer Aaron A. Gilman Joins Nutter as Partner

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Boston, MA – Nutter announced today the arrival of Aaron A. Gilman, who joins the firm as a partner in its Corporate and Transactions Department. Public and private companies rely on Gilman’s legal counsel in a broad spectrum of corporate and financial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, complex contractual relationships, and corporate governance issues. As an M&A lawyer, he routinely handles both buy-side and sell-side engagements.

“Aaron is a well-regarded leader in the Boston business community. For over 30 years, companies in various industries have turned to him for savvy legal counsel and practical advice, and our clients will benefit tremendously from his expertise,” said Deborah J. Manus, Nutter’s managing partner. “We are delighted to welcome Aaron to Nutter.”

Gilman’s arrival further strengthens Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department, which in the past year has welcomed ten new attorneys, including Partners Michael E. Kushnir, Shannon S. Zollo, and Jonathan M. Calla, who have significantly expanded the firm’s capabilities in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing, and corporate governance.

Prior to joining Nutter, Gilman was a partner for nine years in the Boston office of a prominent New England-based law firm. He has also served as the executive vice president and general counsel of a publicly held company with a national presence.

Gilman is a member of the American and Massachusetts Bar Associations. He serves as a director of the Boch Center, a nonprofit performing arts organization in Boston. Gilman earned his law degree from Boston University School of Law and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.

Members of Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department represent domestic and international corporations, publicly traded and privately held companies, private equity firms, nonprofit institutions and family owned businesses in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions. The firm’s attorneys advise on significant transactions in every major industry sector, including manufacturing, high technology, life sciences, banking, insurance, professional services, real estate, energy, chemicals, medical devices, and health care. Nutter’s corporate law practice handles the full range of M&A and private equity transactions, including representing buyers and sellers in auctions and bid processes, mergers, asset sales, stock purchases, leveraged buyouts, roll-ups, joint ventures, PIPEs, going private transactions, exchanges of securities, friendly and hostile tender offers, proxy contests, and acquisitions of corporate subsidiaries and divisions.

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