Adir Paner Associate

Please note that Adir is currently on a leave of absence.

Adir is an attorney in the firm’s securities and capital markets practice group and a member of the financial institutions industry team. He focuses his practice on corporate and securities law, representing public and private clients in a wide variety of transactions. Adir also regularly advises clients on securities law reporting and compliance, corporate governance and other commercial matters.

In addition, Adir maintains an active practice representing family offices, hedge and private equity funds in all types of private equity transactions, including growth capital investments, leveraged buy-outs, roll-ups and exits. He also counsels entrepreneurs on entity formation, structuring business ventures and related corporate governance matters.

Adir recognizes there is more to the attorney-client relationship than the legal services rendered. He constantly works to provide additional value to clients through thoughtful introductions and referrals of tailored opportunities developed through his network.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Adir practiced in the corporate group of a New York-based law firm representing a wide range of publicly and privately held enterprises. While pursuing his Juris Doctor, Adir worked for a multi-strategy hedge fund and family office in an analytical capacity and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Martin Shulman of the New York County Supreme Court, Appellate Term, First Judicial Department.


Representation of a leading application enablement provider of Cloud and SaaS services in its acquisition of a Next Generation Managed Services provider.

Representation of UK-based global provider of essential components and solutions in the sale of its Pipe Protection Technologies business to a Texas-based oil and gas equipment provider.

Representation of a UK-based global provider of essential components and solutions in the sale of its specialty tapes business to a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

Representation of Raymond James as financial advisor to CenterState Bank Corp. (Nasdaq: CSFL), one of the largest community bank franchises headquartered in Florida, in its $850.4 million acquisition of National Commerce Corp. (Nasdaq: NCOM), an Alabama-based financial holding company. 

Representation of a subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company in its investment in a Series E financing of a manufacturer and supplier of molecule-specific biopharmaceutical affinity purification solutions.

Representation of an early stage growth equity/venture capital fund in its investment in a global digital health platform which integrates health data and care support programs to enable more effective and cost-efficient diagnostic patient care.

Representation of a leading provider of intelligent, interactive voice response patient engagement solutions to regional pharmacy chains and independent pharmacies, in its sale of its pharmacy related assets.

Representation of a biotech company focused on non-invasive glucometer technologies, in growth capital financing transaction.

Representation of an early stage growth equity/venture capital fund in a Series A preferred stock investment in a national education platform and marketplace for veterans to find the best education and rates for their VA loans. 

Representation of a private investment management firm in a preferred stock investment in a leader in vendor risk management and cyber threat analytics.

Representation of financial software development company in merger with strategic acquirer.

Representation of a restaurant group in its sale to a corporate enterprise and negotiation of compensation package for owner.  

Representation of a private enterprise in the sale of its sports and nutrition supplements business to a strategic investor. 

Representation of licensee in the sale of chain of restaurants to corporate licensor.

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, JD, Business Editor, Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, 2017
  • University of Miami, BA, Dean's List, 2013
  • Hebrew
  • New York
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