Goulston & Storrs Continues Corporate Practice Growth
On Monday, Goulston & Storrs announced that Gene T. Barton, Jr. joined the firm’s Corporate practice as a Director in its Boston office. Gene’s practice focuses on merger and acquisitions for private equity firms, strategic acquirers and entrepreneurs. He serves as outside General Counsel to corporations providing strategic business advice.
Gene’s arrival enhances Goulston & Storrs' middle-market transactional practice. He joins the firm from Am Law 100 firm, Pepper Hamilton, where he established himself as a leading sell-side mergers and acquisitions attorney with more than $2 billion in transactions over the past five years. Gene has over 30 years’ experience working with U.S. and international clients in a wide spectrum of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, retail and technology.
Barry Green, co-Managing Director of Goulston & Storrs, commented, “We are delighted to have Gene Barton join us. Gene’s reputation precedes him, as shown by his commitment to his clients and their success. We are impressed by the volume and quality of companies that rely on Gene to guide them through their most complicated transactions. His experience and business acumen will deepen our middle-market corporate capabilities in both Boston and New York.”
Goulston & Storrs’ Corporate Group stands out from its competitors with the combination of practical business advice and an ability to deal with complex transactions in an efficient, cost-effective manner. With over 30 years practicing law, Gene’s diverse practice will further bolster Goulston & Storrs’ Corporate Group capabilities, benefiting both clients of Gene and the firm.
“I have always put my clients first,” said Gene, “and I look forward to leveraging the client-focused culture and cross-serving opportunities at Goulston & Storrs. This is the right firm for me to help my clients continue to consistently outperform in the marketplace.”
Gene received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University Law School and his B.A., cum laude, from Boston University. Gene will share his time between the Boston and New York offices. He is admitted to practice in both Boston and New York.
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