Peter I. Minton

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Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in New York, NY

Minton Law Group, P.C.
 | 555 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1700
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 646-835-0362
Fax: 212-682-7060
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (30%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (30%),
  • Closely Held Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Peter I. Minton is the founder and president of Minton Law Group, P.C., in New York, New York. Mr. Minton has a practice focused on representing angel investors, startups and venture capitalists, providing legal representation concerning funds and investments. He represents clients throughout the New York metropolitan area.

    Mr. Minton is originally from the Cleveland, Ohio, region, and graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. While attending college, he gained valuable, firsthand financial knowledge by founding a student investment group and belonged to the university’s rowing team. After spending time backpacking through the Middle East and Europe, he earned his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as editor of the American Criminal Law Review.

    Admitted to practice law since 2007, Mr. Minton is licensed to appear in all New York state courts. Before founding Minton Law Group, P.C., he acquired legal experience by working for a private New York City firm. As a member of the firm’s business transactions department, he represented clients including hedge fund owners and portfolio companies, working on matters involving bankruptcies, investing campaigns, restructurings, secured transactions and more.

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Minton has also served as outside general counsel for a variety of companies including an auto parts manufacturer, a gaming company and a marketing company. He has also been involved in a variety of significant business transactions and activist investing campaigns including a board of directors’ proxy contest and a voting campaign involving a proposed acquisition of an international corporation.

    Practice Areas
    • 30%Business/Corporate
    • 30%Securities & Corporate Finance
    • 30%Mergers & Acquisitions
    • 10%Closely Held Business
    Focus Areas

    Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations, Securities Law


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    Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020

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    About Peter Minton

    Admitted: 2007, New York

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Editor, American Criminal Law Review, Georgetown University Law Center


    • The purchase of the financial arm of a large U.S. auto manufacturer by a hedge fund
    • The proposed acquisition of a non-prime residential lending and servicing business by a hedge fund
    • The acquisition of the North American subsidiary of a European paper manufacturing business by a paper company
    • The “credit bid” acquisition of a fine china maker by a group of private equity funds
    • The acquisition of a defense consulting firm by a defense company
    • The proposed acquisition by a hedge fund of an automobile parts manufacturer
    • The acquisition of a manufacturer and online retailer of home goods by a private equity fund
    • The restructuring of a national bank in as part of the Troubled Assets Relief Program
    • The restructuring of a hedge fund’s interests in a U.S. auto manufacturer as part of the Troubled Assets Relief Program
    • A cash tender offer by a hedge fund for all the outstanding shares of a building products distributor
    • A cash tender offer by an aerospace company for its outstanding notes and term debt
    • Outside general counsel to an auto parts manufacturer
    • Outside general counsel to an entertainment and gaming company
    • Outside general counsel to a celebrity charity marketing company

    Educational Background:

    • Aurora High School, Valedictorian, Honors: Founding Member of a Student Investment Group
    • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, Honors: cum laude
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    Office Location for Peter I. Minton

    555 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 1700
    New York, NY 10017

    Phone: 646-835-0362

    Fax: 212-682-7060

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    Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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