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Preston Barclay is an associate in the Corporate practice group in Greenberg Traurig’s New York office. Preston focuses his practice primarily on emerging company and venture capital matters, mergers and acquisitions, business combinations (including special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) transactions), commercial transactions, and general corporate governance issues, primarily representing start-ups, growth and later-stage venture-backed private companies, and venture and strategic investors. In addition, Preston advises clients in the gaming industry on corporate, commercial, and regulatory matters. Preston also has pro bono experience representing not-for-profits with corporate formation and other general corporate matters.

Prior to private practice, Preston served as Associate Counsel at DraftKings Inc., primarily working on corporate and commercial transactions.

Concentrations

  • Venture capital
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • General corporate counseling

Competenze

Esperienze Professionali - Attività Accademiche

  • DraftKings Inc., 2016-2018
    • Associate Counsel, 2018
    • Law Clerk, 2016-2018
  • Student Attorney, Jacob Burns Small Business & Community Economic Development Clinic, 2016
  • Legal Intern, Excel Sports Management, 2015

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards, “Cross Border Special Situation M&A Deal (Small-Mid Markets)” for the Chapter 11 reorganization and asset sale of Premier Exhibitions, 2019
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Sports Lawyers Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

Formazione

Formazione
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, The George Washington University Law School, 2017
    • Associate Staff Member, American Intellectual Property Association Quarterly Journal
  • B.S., Finance and Marketing, cum laude, Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, 2014
Abilitazioni
  • Massachusetts
  • New York