Paul Guenther is an attorney in the Corporate department focusing his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities transactions, and general corporate matters. During his career, Paul has advised on and closed over 100 acquisition/sale transactions in a variety of industries and transaction sizes ranging from a few million dollars to over $1 billion in deal value. Paul provides representation and counseling throughout the United States on behalf of private equity funds, independent sponsors, and many closely held businesses. He manages transactions in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, automotive, healthcare, distribution, food products, dental practices, HVAC, aerospace and defense, and software. Paul also regularly provides wide ranging legal advice to many closely held businesses and the portfolio companies of private equity sponsors.


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Represented private equity funds in add-on transactions for numerous dental and dermatology practices

Represented private equity fund in the sale of a major road striping and traffic control business with national operations

Represented founder-owned businesses across the United States in the sale of their managed services provider businesses

Advised a foreign private equity fund in its acquisitions of companies in the aerospace and defense industries

Represented a private equity fund in a $415,000,000 sale of its cost-reduction software/technology platform

Advised a nutrition and supplement company in its sale of a minority equity stake for $35,000,000

Represented a strategic acquirer in its acquisition of multiple HVAC businesses

Assisted in stock acquisitions of a specialty logistics and trucking company

Represented franchisees in the sale of their gym and fitness locations across the Western United States

Assisted in acquisition of fiber optics and data solutions provider






The Best Lawyers in America, Recognized as "One to Watch," 2022-2024

  • Recognized in practice area of Corporate Law"
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Class of 2024 Up & Coming Lawyers, 2024

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