Zachary H. Valentine is a Senior Associate in DarrowEverett’s Corporate and Business Transactions Practice Group. Zach is an accomplished business lawyer with experience representing private equity fund clients in a variety of complex transactions. Zach has successfully assisted clients in structuring and executing loan transactions, including defeasances and refinances, private equity fund structuring and formation, and sophisticated business combination transactions including mergers and acquisitions. In his role as counsel, Zach has provided valuable legal guidance to private equity funds seeking to invest in a diverse range of industries. Zach also assists his clients in the formation and structuring of entities to maximize tax and operational efficiency. He also is versed in all areas of intellectual property law and regularly assists clients in connection with trademark applications and licensing.
Prior to joining the DarrowEverett team, Zach worked as an associate at a boutique corporate law firm in Providence, Rhode Island. In that role, he served as outside in-house counsel for a global materials manufacturing company and provided legal advice to clients involved in various mergers and acquisitions. Zach also has experience in commercial and civil litigation, representing and advising clients in these matters. In addition, Zach served as a clerk for the Out-County Business Calendar for the Providence Superior Court, where he prepared memoranda and other documents for the court.